Be Creative! Be, Be Creative!

I still wish I had a quill and ink.

There’s nothing like starting a new project. I’ve worked on The Kris Grant Series for so long now, that it feels great working on something new.

With Daylight Hours and Moonlit Miles out for people to read, I figured it was time to step back for a while and try something else. I love writing third-person and having total freedom with the direction of the story. The Kris Grant Series was my first attempt at a first-person story-telling on such a big scale, and while I love the character of Kris Grant, it’s refreshing to have different perspectives.

This new project I’m working on is really getting my creative processes flowing again. It’s always a good sign when you’re passionate about what you’re working on. The hard part isn’t coming up with a great story, it’s getting it all down on paper.

To all my fellow writers out there, if you sit down and write for three hours and it feels like ten minutes, you’ve tapped into something special. It’s an amazing feeling and I hope I never lose that little piece of real-life magic.

On a side note — and a very important one at that — I want to thank everyone for their support with the release of Moonlit Miles. It was a long process to get that sequel made and I hope that everyone who has downloaded it or Daylight Hours, enjoys them both.

Kris Grant is the type of character that is almost effortless for me to write. That sounds like a good thing, but right now in my life, I want to push myself and hone my craft and experiment a little. The Kris Grant Series has only just begun with the first two novels in the series. I have the first 5 novels mapped out. I promise that I will return to that universe when the time is right. Who knows? Maybe I’ll even throw a few short stories out there for fans in the meantime. That universe has limitless possibilities for stories and not all of them have to revolve around Kris Grant; even though he would probably disagree.

Thank you, everyone.

Now, back to the dungeon.

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FREE Book Release: One Day Sale!

After much anticipation, Moonlit Miles is here!

Kris Grant is back.

This action-packed sequel brings us back into the mind of Kris Grant, an inexperienced Vampire running the South Florida Territory with his business partner, Jack Weaver who just so happens to be a Werebear.

To celebrate the release of Moonlit Miles, the second book in The Kris Grant Series, I’m having a huge promotional sale.

On Sunday, April 7, 2013 you will be able to buy both Daylight Hours AND Moonlit Miles for FREE!

That’s right, both books in The Kris Grant Series will be absolutely, 100% FREE for Kindle on Amazon.com. All you have to do is check them out this Sunday morning (TOMORROW) and download and gift to your heart’s content.

I want to thank everyone for their support in helping me get this novel out there. If you’re a fan of the first book, or Kris Grant, then I hope you enjoy the sequel.

If you haven’t gotten around to reading Daylight Hours and entering this exciting universe where the paranormal and mankind live intertwined, then…well, get on that. You’re missing out. Then again, my opinion’s a little biased.

President’s Day Weekend Sale: My Book Is Free…Again

This weekend, in commemoration of President’s Day (because it’s literally the only Holiday around at the moment) Daylight Hours will be FREE on Kindle.

Weekend Sale:
2/16-2/18
FREE!!

If you haven’t downloaded the book yet, now’s your time. Are you a fan of urban fantasy or paranormal mysteries? Then Daylight Hours is the book you won’t want to miss. Kris Grant is a Vampire trying to survive as Territory Master of South Florida. Normally he’s in over his head with trouble, but when three runaways enter his territory with a strange enemy chasing them, he has no choice but to get involved and do what he does best: survive.

This is the first novel in The Kris Grant Series, with the sequel coming out this year. Who is Kris Grant and what makes this novel unique? Read Daylight Hours and find out.

And why not? It’s free. That’s pretty cheap if you ask me.

How To Fail An Interview And Keep Moving Forward

Well, as the fates would have it, I failed my interview on Wednesday.

This is what I get for attempting anything. Failure.

Game Over


To be honest, it’s a relief that the interview process is over. Was this job the focal point of my life? No. Am I depressed? Not really. I did try to get the position at work, but I didn’t give it 100% and I know that I could have prepared more. I learned a lesson, Fate. It’s been a while since I’ve actually tried to accomplish something outside of writing and even though I didn’t become an Assistant Manager, I do get to breathe again and focus on what I’m really passionate about: writing. I only wish that I wasn’t so nervous so that I don’t feel like I disappointed some of the co-workers that I’ve mentored and trained. My cool, calm, charming demeanor was crushed under the tidal wave of nerves. I should’ve taken that shot of whiskey before.

I’m going to improve my attitude at work and try a little harder to accomplish goals that will only benefit me in the long run. Maybe I’ll go for the position again in another department and keep moving up. Assistant Manager can’t hurt your resumé. I need a decent job to pay the bills and support myself while I write until the day that I’m a successful, published author. I’ll find one eventually and in the mean time, I’m better off than most at my current position and I need to RELAX.

Everything happens for a reason. This is the lesson that I’m constantly learning.

Teaching, management…I need to stop focusing about getting a paycheck and focus on my writing and creativity. Selling so many copies of my book last week really opened my eyes and motivated me. Now that the interview is over and I know I didn’t get the position, I’ll grow at work and continue to pursue my vision of becoming a published author.

To the future, minions.