Hot Season Takes the Gold (IPPY Award)!

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I’m pleased to announce that Hot Season has taken the Gold Independent Publishers Association (IPPY) Award for Best Fiction of the Mountain-West in 2016. The news of this came to me, oddly enough, via Facebook Messenger. I was at the Independent Book Publishers Association conference here in Portland over the weekend, which also offers an award for independent and small-press … Read More

Hot Season Book Tour 2.0

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    I’m thrilled to announce that I am back in the Biskitt (aka, Prescott) today, kicking off part two of the book tour for Hot Season–just as the weather is heating up in the Southwest (well, Phoenix, at least–it was 70 degrees at 8 pm last night when I got in). After two dates here in the Land of … Read More

Shameless: Or, How to Promote Your Debut Novel on Goodreads

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My debut novel, Hot Season, comes out on November 1st this year. Which means that June officially kicks of my Season of Hustling, which is closely related to (and overlaps with) my Season of Asking. Over the last three months, I’ve asked for ongoing support from my friends, family members, and fans through Patreon, and I’ve asked for blurbs and … Read More