Apex Guy, Newsmaker

Guess what? I'm going to be on the news again, and this time, I will be making an 'in studio' appearance! The local NBC affiliate, WLEX, will interview me about Apex, For Exposure, and Irredeemable during the 12:30 lunchtime news segment. You should watch. Those who follow my blog will probably be familiar with the…

Little Digits (Short story from Irredeemable)

Little digits hold long metal rulers. Children. Third graders. Miss Janice sits in a desk, her bony knees pointing upwards at awkward angles. She writes the punishment phrase over and over. "I will not talk in class." "I will not talk in class." "I will not talk..." Her fingers cramp and the pen stops moving.…

Books on the cheap

Two of my books and the magazine I edit are enjoying major Cyber Monday discounts. IRREDEEMABLE Seventh Star Press has made the eBook edition available for 99 cents today only at Amazon. Get it here: http://amzn.to/1kXE7fs THE ZOMBIE FEED, VOLUME 1 Apex Publications is selling the tpb and the eBook editions for my anthology at…

2014 Kentucky Book Fair

Kentucky, land of hillbillies and rednecks, has one of the premiere book fairs in the country. Every year, the Kentucky Book Fair is held in late autumn at the convention center in Frankfort, KY. This year is extra special, because I will be in attendance signing my books! Come see me and roughly 200 other…

The weekend that was in pictures and snark

Saturday morning Mari Adkins and I did the Morris Book Shop's 'Homegrown Authors' thing at the Lexington Farmer's Market. Please forgive the filter used on the photos, it didn't mean to suck. (bunch of photos below the cut...) Click on images to embiggen. Sunday afternoon was the official release party of Mari's novel MIDNIGHT. Sunday…

Upcoming Appearances and miscellany

We've reached the time of year where I have a crazy amount of things happening. The Farmer's Market/Morris Book Shop Booth June 7th, 9am-Noon, Saturday Lexington, KYMari Adkins and I will be signing. Come get your fruit and your book in the same trip! Buy my book and I will buy you a strawberry. Event…

Read Irredeemable, Win Cain’s Blood

Hello! This is Lesley Conner. *waves* I’m an editor at Apex Publications, and when Irredeemable was released, Jason asked me if I’d help him spread the news since I do a lot of the marketing for our Apex titles. One of the most important things for an author when a book comes out is getting…

IRREDEEMABLE Signing: Post Mortem

The official kickoff event for my collection Irredeemable happened this past Saturday at Joseph Beth Booksellers. As you might recall, I was a bit nervous. How did it go? Rather well. I'd guess around 30 people showed up. The crowd was a mix of family, friends, Apex supporters, and even a couple of strangers. My…

IRREDEEMABLE: Release Event Final Call

IRREDEEMABLE book release event! LAST CALL!!! Where: Joseph Beth Booksellers, 161 Lexington Green Circle, Lexington, Kentucky 40503 When: 4pm - 6pm I'll be doing a reading, a Q&A, and a signing in support for my first collection, Irredeemable! My publisher, Seventh Star Press, will be on hand and will be giving away tons of goodies.…