Book Buzz – Awards

The Hollywood Book Festival names RISING a Runner-Up in Sequels! RISING just received its 9th award, winning 2nd place in the Sequels category of the 2017 Hollywood Book Festival! I plan to attend the awards dinner in Hollywood on August 18. Based in the capital of show business, the Hollywood Book Festival celebrates literature … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

DARK SURF and RISING win awards in the Pacific Rim Book Festival Breaking news! In the 2017 Pacific Rim Book Festival, DARK SURF won 2nd place in General Fiction, and RISING was one of seven novels to receive an Honorable Mention in the same category! Both books are set along the Pacific. DARK SURF takes place … Read Entire Post

BeachStyle

Is there anything more amazing than a Hawaiian sunset? Hawaii is one of my all-time favorite places to go for writing inspiration—and it’s easy to see why. I shot this image last week in Poipu Beach, Kauai in the middle of an ocean-view pool with my new waterproof camera. (Yes, I’ve determined that … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

RISING gets Honorable Mention in the 2017 Beach Book Festival The 2017 Beach Book Festival, which spotlights the hottest reads of the summer, has recognized RISING with an Honorable Mention in General Fiction. RISING is the second novel in the DARK SURF series. Last year, DARK SURF was the Runner-Up in General Fiction in the Beach Book Festival.

Book Buzz – Awards

DARK SURF earns Honorable Mention in the 2017 New York Book Festival The New York Book Festival recognized DARK SURF with an Honorable Mention in General Fiction in the 2017 awards program, which honors books worthy of further attention from the world’s publishing capitol. Winners, Runners-Up and Honorable Mentions will be … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

RISING receives Honorable Mention in the 2017 San Francisco Book Festival The 2017 San Francisco Book Festival has awarded RISING an Honorable Mention in General Fiction. The annual festival honors the best books of the spring. RISING is the second novel in the DARK SURF series. In 2016, DARK SURF was the Runner-Up in General Fiction in … Read Entire Post