Book Buzz – Events

“Page Turners” — A Local Authors Book Fest on July 15, 2018 You’re invited to attend the first-ever “Page Turners Book Fest.” The free public event will take place Sunday, July 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Monterey Elks Lodge, 150 Mar Vista Drive in Monterey, Calif. I will … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz

In the March/April 2018 issue of Writer’s Digest magazine, Paul Goat Allen has a very informative article on what it takes to earn a 5-star review. He has worked as a genre fiction book critic and written thousands of reviews for companies like BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, the Chicago Tribune, and Kirkus Reviews. … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – Awards

DARK SURF named a finalist in the international Book Excellence Awards The 2017 Book Excellence Awards selected DARK SURF, the first novel in the DARK SURF series, as a Finalist in the “Fiction” category. The international competition is described as a “global celebration of literary excellence.” According to the awards program, “receiving … 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

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

DARK SURF and RISING take 2nd place in the 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival’s Genre-Based Fiction and Sequels categories The 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival selected DARK SURF as the Runner-Up in Genre-Based Fiction, and RISING as the Runner-Up in the Sequels category. The Los Angeles Book Festival is an “annual competition honoring the best … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

You’re invited to a Holiday Happy Hour & Book Signing! When:  Thursday, Dec. 8, 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. Where:  The Otter’s Den, 3166 Vista del Camino (next to Wells Fargo bank), Marina, Calif. What: Light hors d’oeuvres A FREE drawing for an Amazon Fire Tablet Free bookmarks & bumper stickers No … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF awards

DARK SURF and RISING win awards in 2016 Halloween Book Festival; RISING honored in 2016 Southern California Book Festival DARK SURF and RISING nabbed two of the three Honorable Mentions in the Fantasy category of the 2016 Halloween Book Festival.   RISING was also awarded an Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category of the 2016 … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF awards

DARK SURF wins 2nd place in General Fiction in 2016 Northern California Book Festival; RISING wins honorable mention! The 2016 Northern California Book Festival selected DARK SURF as the Runner-Up in General Fiction, and recognized RISING with an Honorable Mention in the same category. This is the DARK SURF novel’s 7th award and RISING’s first award. The Northern California … Read Entire Post

Book Buzz – DARK SURF news & goings-on

RISING will be released Sept. 13th on Amazon.com! It’s finally here (almost)! RISING, the second novel in the DARK SURF series, will be available as a paperback and Kindle ebook on Amazon.com on Sept. 13th! That morning, I’ll post a link right here at DarkSurf.com to make it easy to link directly … Read Entire Post