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Progress on the next Project StrikeForce novel, Pandora’s Box

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m roughly 10k words into the new Project StrikeForce novel, Pandora’s Box. I’ve already scrapped about 15k words. The plot has shifted and evolved until it’s something completely different than what I started with. I’ve had this happen before, but never this badly. On the positive side, I’m back to hitting my word count. For all of you who wondered about the special relationship a writer has with

Craziness at the Capitol and the gift of life-saving blood

I’m working on the new StrikeForce book today. But, I’m also wondering how it came to this? How did our country become so divided? Even though I write books that contain a sometimes surprising amount of violence, I truly believe that violence is rarely the answer. I believe that people are inherently good and that given enough time we will collectively rise up from the ignorance and brutality that has

Near Dark, Sam Harlan Book 5

Near Dark is finally finished! It’s been sent to my beta readers and it’s almost ready to send to my editor. Cover art should be finished in the next few days. It’s been a long time coming, but Lord willing and the creek don’t rise, Near Dark will go up for pre-sale in the next week. I’m ready to start Project StrikeForce number five.

Dropping prices

In addition to the 1st and 4th StrikeForce books being free on all retailers, I’ve also dropped the prices on the 2nd and 3rd books. Hopefully people looking for cheap entertainment will give them a try. Given how much everyone is suffering right now, it’s the least I can do. Stay safe out there, folks. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, try reading a book. Your imagination is the best part of

Am I psychic?

First I wrote about the PLA’s Unit 61398 hacking American business. Then I wrote about a Chinese expat unleashing a virus to cripple the economy. Then I wrote about a drone swarm attack. I seem to be batting 1000. Kinda scary.