Archive for December, 2008

New Book

Sunday, December 21st, 2008

I have a new book released by Midnight Showcase last week.  “Shadows and Sensations” contains four short stories, dealing with the paranormal. On my website there are more details and an excerpt from each story. Unlike my other book, “Talnut”, these stories are adult orientated and may be considered a bit erotic in nature. I think those who like the paranormal will enjoy the twist in each story.

Currently Shadows and Sensations is available as an Ebook and in print.

Busy time of the year for everyone. For our family we also have several birthdays in December. Today is my middle son Ron’s birthday as well as my sister in law, Debbie. My brother Brian has his on Christmas eve. Last week it was my wife’s (Laurie) birthday and previous to that was our grandson’s birthday. Benjamin turned one on December 3rd. Though my Dad passed away several years ago, December 14th was my parents’ wedding anniversary. All in all, December is a wonderful time of the year to remember special occasions, including Xmas. 

I wish all those reading my blog a very merry Christmas and best wishes in the New Year.  Peace and Joy to all.

Book signing

Thursday, December 18th, 2008

My first novel “Talnut” was released on November 25th. It was an exciting time for me and I feel I can finally officially call myself a writer.  I also did my first book signing at a Chapters bookstore.  As I was standing by the table I reflected back a few years ago when I first started writing Talnut, during a vacation in New Zealand.  The story is a lot different than the one I ended up with- even the characters were changed. But when I started to write the story I guess I didn’t expect it would end with myself doing a book signing. 

I was fortunate that a lot of my friends and family came by to say hello as well during the book signing. It was nice to have their support and share my success. For those writers still working towards their first publication I wish them luck and not to give up. They will also appreciate what I said about the support of friends and family on their journey to be a published author.

Good luck to everyone on their Christmas shopping. I think I’m done with my shopping unless I suddenly remember someone else on my list.