I used The Mad Formatter to do the Sunlit Nightmare eBook so I have to now go back on my word and say the eBook is now ready for purchase at Smashwords and the print book will be available in the near future. 

Go download a copy, $1.99 at Smashwords and then check out Lyle at The Mad Formatter if you need anything formatted at all!
This post has been a very long time coming- I know it seems like I keep putting it off. It's not intentional, there has just been a lot going on in my life.

As most of you know I started a new "day job" last november that has a mandatory 50 hour workweek. Those hours make it feel more like a "Morning, Noon, & Night" job and I have not been balancing it very well with all the other things on my plate. My web presence is what I decided to let slip- and I am sure I will regret that in book sales soon, but i want to be really clear that writing is the most important thing to me. I am so glad, and blessed, that any of you will spend your hard earned money on my thoughts so don't think I don't appreciate it. Writing will always just come first.

Sunlit Nightmares took a lot more from me that I expected. The stories didn't want to play out and formatting has been a pain. I have opted to contact a formatting service for the eBook so it will be out later than the print copy. Don't forget all of the stories are available for individual purchase/download through smashwords and multiple retailers (and very soon amazon). Print should be available very soon.

Speaking of print books, most of my print works including anthologies will be available at Dragon*Con this year, I will have more information on that as the time get closer.

Long days and work is not the only thing keeping me from you guys. I have been simultaneously dealing with an increasingly irritating illness (that we should have a grip on soon now that I am working with an internist to find out what is going on) and the unexpected death of my uncle. My uncles death is tragic in so many ways and you will hear more about it as I can release information.

After Sunlit Nightmares is out I am going to focus on a novel and getting some unused shorts/ideas in more anthologies. I was invited to another anthology last year but it has not been released yet.

You know I will keep you all up to date. 

P.S. I should be doing a website revamp within the next couple days so if you come across something wonky just give it a few minutes and refresh.

So I have finally started to do all of those things  I have been promising. Ready to hear some of what has been keeping me in hiding?
First I wanted to let you know that moonlit daydreams is available for free through July 31st at Smashwords. If you have not downloaded a copy yet you now have no excuse.

Secondly, those who are local to me I will be holding a "Campfire Stories for Grownups" at Oak Tree Coffee in Kannapolis on July 31st. I will be telling a story or two then opening up for others to share. I will also be holding a book raffle and 50% of raffle proceeds will go to charity.

Thirdly, I finally broke the ice and posted an intro video to my Success in Self Publishing series. I will be putting out videos every saturday for at least the next 5 weeks on different topics. Please excuse the lighting, we were seeing how well it worked (it didn't). Also, pardon my boobs.

Lastly, I wanted to let you all know that you will be hearing a lot more from me. I have acquired three wonderful assistants, all of whom I will introduce to you later, to do the background things so I can focus on writing and speaking with you guys. It will always be me on social media or this blog and if for any reason it isn't it will say so. 

Lots more news coming soon- I have been busy!
I was recently made aware that the corrected versions of Moonlit Daydreams were not actually corrected. This was an error on my part and I beg for your forgiveness and have a peace offering to those of you who had to put up with the crazy formatting...

If you email me your third party receipt (kindle, apple, B&N) I will send you a corrected version.

If you purchased through smashwords you can access the latest version through your dashboard.

The new version of Moonlit Daydreams eBook will be available within the next couple of days directly through Amazon.


ConCarolinas is this weekend! I am excited- please make sure to view the previous news post for my schedule. I will be a guest on four of the panels and moderating the "Too much of a good thing" panel. I arrive at the con around 5pm on Friday.

I will be setting up a second print edition of Moonlit Daydreams with a few fixes and alterations. This will be completed by the end of the week. I will send out a tweet when I am done...

Speaking of tweets...make sure you are following me @moonlithorrors

This is where I ramble about things but also sometimes let you know about what is going on. I've heard rumors of prizes being dispersed through this medium as well!


The free stories I have released "The Dead Rule the Day" and "Love's Falls" will be available for free through Amazon by the beginning of next week.


That seems to be it. Since I got a wonderful new banking job I will have a lot of time to update you guys and get back on my feet. Look for a lot more coming from me in the second half of 2011.