Hot Season–The Official Book Trailer!

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Over the weekend, as part of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s Authors on the Map event, I had a total of five minutes to pitch my debut novel to a room full of independent booksellers (no pressure!). It occurred to me that I had not yet publicly addressed any of the real-life events that helped to inspire my novel, and … Read More

New Audio Story: In Blackwater Woods

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I’ve got a new audio story up over at Soundcloud, part one of a short story/YA novella called In Blackwater Woods–this story has some things in common with Stranger Things, but I swear I wrote this story before the show came out! Call it the zeitgeist–or writers of a certain age waxing nostalgic in dark fantasy. This audio story has … Read More

Monday Muse: Froelich’s Ladder (Cover Design)

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Jamie Duclos-Yourdon and I have a lot of things in common: we both live in Portland, we’re both members of the venerable writers group known as┬áThe Guttery, we both have debut novels coming out this fall, and we both have the same cover designer, Gigi Little. In fact, I like to think of Jamie’s Froelich’s Ladder (which launches August 1st) … Read More