Author Sightings

Monday, January 7, 2013

On January 15th I’ll be driving to Terre Haute to talk to some ISU creative writing students about writing and the business thereof, and then, at 6:00, I’ll…

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The New Year Dawns

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

We had the best New Year’s Eve we’ve managed for several years, one full of laughter with family and an old family friend. My wife and son and…

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Saturday, December 15, 2012

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Ninja Delivery Service and Other Tales

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

It’s going to be a busy week here at Jones central. I have a book reading at the local Barnes & Noble at 2:00 Saturday the 15th of…

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November Update

Monday, November 19, 2012

I keep checking the mail with the eagerness of a kid looking for the arrival of birthday party guests. Some day very soon I’ll receive  my hardback copies…

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Scary Book Moments

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Two events stand out as the scariest book moments I ever experienced. I wish I could tell you the works that frightened me were by famous horror writers,…

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Hurricane Relief, Chance to Win Free Book

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

It sounds like a win/win to me, especially if you’re a fantasy book lover who doesn’t like to see people’s lives disrupted or devastated by hurricanes. And if…

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Trenches of Valor

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The other day I mentioned a great solitaire war game I’d tried out from Victory Point Games        , Empires in America. I ended up blogging about that over at…

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The Real World

Friday, October 5, 2012

It’s been seven days of unpleasant surprises in the real world, which has meant the writing world has slowed to a crawl. One of my favorite professors passed…

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Happy Birthday

Monday, September 17, 2012

Today is my father’s birthday. He would have been 80 years old today. I still feel a little twinge of jealousy when one of my friends tells me…

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