Monday, October 31, 2011

What's in the hopper

Working on two manuscripts, they're both coming along nicely. The first is a follow-up to DOG ISLAND. It picks up the unresolved conflict, and carries the story into another arena. It is way too early to let you in on any details, but the working title is DEAD MAN'S KEY. That title may not stick, but it's okay for now.

The second is a Southern Gothic, titled IT WAS AUGUST. Inspired by a short story I wrote and got published in WORDSMITH, the Tampa Writers' Alliance annual anthology, it expands the story and delves a little deeper into the psychological pathology of a killer's mind and the people who refuse to believe he could kill.

Another story line is running through my brain, screaming for attention. This one will be more or less true, and could be the most powerful of all. But it will have to wait until I finish the other two.

What's coming out of your word processor? Do tell!

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Breaking News

DOG ISLAND, the story of a man forced by circumstances to resume a role he thought he'd left behind, will be published by the wonderful people at Oak Tree Press. Details on publishing date, cover art and rewrites are being hashed out. I will post more information as the project progresses.

Many thanks to Sunny and Billie for making this a reality. This is a very exciting time for me, and I can barely wait to hold the printed book in my hand and flip through the pages.