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Free Book Giveaway: Day 1 Report


  I am currently giving away the Kindle version of my newest novel Come Apart.  I have listed it with several online promotion sites who have massive Twitter followings and who, for the most part, will blast my book out to the internet for free.  Some of them are paid services, and have charged (at the … Continue reading

Free Kindle Promotion: Come Apart


Next week, from 4/21 through 4/25, my newest novel Come Apart will be available as an absolutely free Kindle book!  I am giving it away for one week, and after that the price goes back up to a measly $2.99. If you’re cheap, and want to read a good novel, then check back on Monday to … Continue reading

Books In Print: This Broken Earth and Come Apart


At last I can announce that my books are in print and on Amazon Kindle.  Here they are, and where to find them: This Broken Earth - The world has ended…sort of.  Wandering through the apocalypse are a band of people simply trying to survive, but their lives, like our own, have a greater destiny not … Continue reading

When It Rains…I Write


This has been a particularly terrible couple of weeks. Things happening to me right now: My daughter Kaylee, whose birthday is today, was suffering from headaches every day for several weeks.  We took her to the doctor and he looked at her back to discover that her spine is twisted to her left.  The left … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Guest Writer Anna McKinley…and Zombies


On this very special episode of “Fanboys on Fiction”, Ryan talks with his daughter Anna about how much she loves writing, how she developed that love of writing, and a little about her songwriting. They then discuss “The Walking Dead”, with a spoiler free commentary about the final episodes of season 4. Find the episode here.

Don’t Feed the Negative Body Image


I am currently teaching an adjunct course at St. Gregory’s University in Shawnee, Oklahoma.  It is a literature course, and last week one of the readings was a poem by Marge Piercy entitled “Barbie Doll”.  Here is the poem, and the discussion about it comes after: Barbie Doll This girlchild was born as usual and presented … Continue reading

“Come Apart” Launches This Week!


I am waiting for the proof copy to arrive in the mail (should be tomorrow) and after I have a look at it, barring any major formatting issues, my new novel Come Apart will be hitting digital shelves and CreateSpace print-on-demand by Thursday or Friday. I will announce on this blog when it does. I … Continue reading