Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey My rating: 4 of 5 stars No one would ever publish this book, were it written today. It’s full of purple prose and repetition, heaving bosoms and moustache-twirling bad guys, and it’s considered a foundational book of the Western genre, and established maybe 75% of the tropes, […]Read More Book Review: Riders of the Purple Sage by Zane Grey
From the drought-plagued plains of Mars, to a post-apocalyptic Canada, to the familiar American West and Mexico, to other dimensions and other worlds weird and wonderful, an international cast of bestselling, award-winning, established, and emerging authors brings you 25 strange western tales: Robert Lee Beers – A hardboiled P.I. and his partner must find their […]Read More Gunsmoke & Dragonfire!
Happy Saturday! I was so deep in editing the final proof yesterday that I almost forgot it was Book Trailer Drop day! It’s the last book trailer drop before Release Day, March 15, and there’s one book trailer left, to be released on the day! This one concentrates on some of the most “western” of […]Read More Book Trailer Drop: Gunsmoke & Dragonfire #8!
Once Upon a Time in the Wyrd West is getting some press! It was featured recently on the Indie Connection, which is a segment in GoIndieNow! that suggests similar indie titles to popular mainstream books! Thanks, Fiction-Atlas Press!Read More The Indie Connection: The Dark Tower
io9 curates a great list of new releases in SFF every month, which I always check out — and this month, I’m pleased to say that Gunsmoke & Dragonfire made the cut and got some press! Thanks guys! We appreciate it! I’m looking forward to many of these books myself. Read on: March is here—damn, […]Read More 39 Amazing New SciFi & Fantasy Books to Check Out in March
Happy Friday! It’s a book trailer drop day, and today we’re focusing on the Weird Northwesterns in the collection: The Teeth of Winter by Yours Truly, By Way of Answer by Sean Jones, and A Prayer for the Reaping Season by Mackenzie Kincaid. For the next week, you can get the book on Kindle for […]Read More Book Trailer Drop: Gunsmoke & Dragonfire #7!
Happy Friday! Here’s the sixth book trailer for Gunsmoke & Dragonfire! It’s the last one you’ll see before the special February pre-order price at Amazon ends. On March 1, we go up to full price. So get it here now! This time we’re focusing on sci-fi westerns: “Red Tide Rising” by Sara Codair, “Orcus Express, […]Read More Book Trailer Drop: Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Book Trailer #6!
There’s still a couple of days to get in on the Kickstarter if you want any of the great rewards! Check it out here!Read More WE DID IT!
Altered Instinct kindly did an interview with me to highlight our Kickstarter and anthology! Last year, as readers of the blog may know, I had my first Weird West tale published – The Clockwork Cowboy in the Hideous Progeny anthology from Writerpunk Press. It was my first step into a Wild West frontier remade into a world […]Read More Welcome to the Weird West – and a Kickstarter to explore