Not my words, those belong to Fall Out Boys– but fitting nonetheless… Some legends are told Some turn to dust or to gold But you will remember me Remember me for centuries

Great Turnout- Book signing @ Hastings

Some pics from this weekends Book signing at Hastings Books, Warrensburg Missouri.  Great turnout.  Loved seeing everyone who attended.  Humbled to be in the presence of so many great authors such as G. A. Edwards, Stephanie Flint, Christine Gilbert, Mary-Lane Kamberg, R.M. Kinder, R.L. Naquin, Debbie Noland, Thaddeus Nowak, W.L. Ripley, Stan. C. Smith, Alfie…

Book Signing- Hastings Bookstore

Reminder: I, along with other local and area authors will be signing books this Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at Hastings Book Store in Warrensburg Missouri from 4-6 PM.  Can’t wait to see you there.  Make sure to stop by and say Hello! What: Book Signing.  A chance to meet me and other local & area…

Heir of Nostalgia- Chapter Zero

Heir of Nostalgia- A Gathering Darkness Present Day… Can’t stop shaking, no matter how hard I try– The air around me cloying, buzzing, twisting in the night.  Scythes of light slice darkness, illuminating madness and chaos.  Death has been here, rendered much here. Prospered here.. Someone sobs behind me.  Stones scatter and clack. They are…

New Read- Highly recommend you get your hands on this!

  From New York Times bestselling author Rachel Vincent comes a richly imagined, provocative new series set in the dark mythology of the Menagerie…  When Delilah Marlow visits a famous traveling carnival, Metzger’s Menagerie, she is an ordinary woman in a not-quite-ordinary world. But under the macabre circus black-top, she discovers a fierce, sharp-clawed creature…

A Final Gathering- Book Three of the Valerian Cycle

It’s been awhile, I know, but believe it or not, the ending of the Valerian Cycle is nearing its end.  Finally, the story of Phillip, Theo and Kaelynn will be told, in all its awful, amazing, incredible, glory.  Will Theo’s throne be won or lost?  Will Nostalgia be returned to history, or will an entire…

Artwork- Gathering of Darkness

At the moment I am working with an amazing artist named Holland Reynolds.  In the midst of putting together an illustrated Gathering of Darkness Paperback which I hope to have available Fall 2015, so keep your eyes open.  Until then hope you enjoy.

I once was blind…

Originally posted on The Way Station:
Picture of a boy rescuing his sister from their bombed house in Syria! When I see this picture I get it- what Jesus was trying to say all that time when he walked and talked to all those people. I get what he’s trying to say even today. I…

Ozymandias – Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792-1822)

Ozymandias.     I MET a Traveler from an antique land, Who said, “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desart. Near them, on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown, And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command, Tell that its sculptor well those passions read, Which yet…

An Excerpt from Kaelynn’s Tale- A Novel from the Valerian Cycle

A soldier rushed up to kneel beside Sebastian, momentarily drawing her host’s attention. “Sire,” the man began, “it’s the tarns…” She could see the man was clearly nervous; bullets of sweat dotted his forehead and face, rolled down his crooked nose, and dripped onto his chest. His armor, much like the others’ around her, appeared…