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Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

You’re invited to the RISING Book Release Party on Sept. 17th in Monterey, Calif.! The RISING Book Release Party will be held Saturday, Sept. 17th from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room, located at 499 Wave Street in Monterey (between Cannery Row and Lighthouse Avenue). During the event: Get … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF Events

The Salinas Public Library has invited me to do a presentation during National Library Week! I’ll be giving a talk on April 14th from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the John Steinbeck Library, located in downtown Salinas at 350 Lincoln Avenue. I’ll talk about DARK SURF and my writing process, do a reading from … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

Calling all COMIC CON fans! I’ll have a DARK SURF booth at the 2nd annual Salinas Valley Comic Con at the National Steinbeck Center, One Main St., Salinas, CA 93901. 12.19.2015 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 12.20.2015 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Stop by & see me! Autographed and/or … Read Entire Post

Pulse – entertainment

I saw “Steve Jobs” last night. Great movie! What’s unique is that it’s not a straight-up biopic. Instead, it’s akin to Pointillism—a painting technique in which tiny dots of color are applied in patterns to form an image. Here, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin ‪paints colorful conversations among characters who—word by word, scene by scene—paint … Read Entire Post

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I love hearing stories about self-published authors who go on to reach millions! One such person is Andy Weir, author of The Martian. His debut novel puts the science back in science fiction—in the most fascinating, engaging way. Weir, a self-proclaimed “nerd,” funneled his interests in space travel, orbital dynamics, relativistic physics, astronomy and manned spaceflight … Read Entire Post

Pulse – events & entertainment

Local bookstores provide a huge benefit to the local community. When you buy books in your local bookstore, a large chunk of that money stays in the community. Buying locally means less packing and transportation, and a smaller carbon footprint. It also means more local events, local interest books and local authors. … Read Entire Post

Pulse – entertainment

Looking for a bold, edgy, twisty TV show? Try Black Mirror. It’s a dark reflection of humankind in the not-too-distant future. In this British TV series, human emotions & dark impulses intertwine with technology to create captivating storylines. It’s been hailed as a modern-day Twilight Zone and each episode has a … Read Entire Post

Pulse – entertainment

The best sci fi movies make the science real and the fiction wildly entertaining. Interstellar does just that—blending the best of both worlds to create an imaginative tale that soars into the far reaches of space but is firmly rooted in the human experience. Wormholes. Black holes. Higher dimensions. The space-time continuum. … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF events

Save the date – DARK SURF book signing parties! Be sure to purchase your book now on & bring it with you to the book signing. The parties are open to the public, so tell your friends! SAN DIEGO – Sat., Oct. 25, 2014, 5-8 p.m. Pizza Port Carlsbad 571 Carlsbad … Read Entire Post