In case you haven’t been keeping up with my latest news, I had a book come out December 1. It’s called The Key of Solomon, and I think it’s pretty good. But one of the harsh realities I’ve learned in writing books is that you can’t just write books and expect the public to beat … More Signing Books Is Tiring Work
We’re in Dead Week, the last week of classes at Southwestern Adventist University, before final exams begin next Monday. It’s been a light semester for me, and I have taken advantage of it to launch one book and work on the eventual launch of another in March. In addition, next semester looks to be a … More Dead Week
These are busy days for all of us, I know. We just got done with Thanksgiving, we’re gearing up for Christmas. We’re making our Christmas lists and checking them twice. In my neck of the woods, I am down to the last two weeks of classes, and then we have final exams, so there’s that. … More Last Day, First Day
I used to tell my students, “The difference between a professional and an amateur is that a professional gets paid.” Well, yes and no. But it’s not that simple. To explain myself, let me tell you about my fence. When we moved to Texas in 1998, we had a fence on one side of our … More The Professional versus The Amateur
I know you are busy getting ready for Turkey Day, but I wanted to share that I have a giveaway going on at Goodreads. The official launch date for The Key of Solomon is fast approaching, and I am giving away five signed copies of the book through Goodreads. I’m really excited about the book … More Giveaway!
Today’s the day I set aside to introduce my new cover for The Key of Solomon. And so, without further ado, here it is: If you can’t quite read the back cover copy, I’ll provide that right here. People have been asking what the book is about, and that’s probably the best way to explain … More Let’s Make It Official.
Yesterday I had the joy of giving final approval on the cover for The Key of Solomon, something I will be unveiling a week from today. And it got me thinking about something that happened more than 20 years ago. Back in the 90s, I was a book editor in Idaho–among other things–and a magazine … More Selling the Whole Package