Author Archives: David

About David

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As you may know, my novel CITY OF THE SAINTS is an action adventure steampunk romp set in a steam-powered Kingdom of Deseret in the year 1859. Someday, I will revisit that specific setting. In the meantime, I’m happy to … Continue reading

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I Am a Folksinger Now

If you watch my Twitter or Facebook feeds at all, you know that back in August and September I recorded a music CD. This is me (mostly), performing the songs and other music in my epic fantasy novel WITCHY EYE. … Continue reading

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The crone fixed her yellow eyes on Gnat, and suddenly she spoke in English. “Baroness De Minimis,” she croaked, in a voice that sounded clogged with mud and twigs. “My young men will give you safe passage. You should not … Continue reading

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Texas Wants Me, Anyway

I’ve been in Houston and in Fort Worth in the last two weeks, hitting a variety of bookstores to meet staff and sign stock. This week, I finish my tour of Texas by tagging along with Larry Correia as his … Continue reading

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As this post publishes, Christopher Husberg and I should be nearing Las Vegas on the first leg of our world tour, reading from and signing copies of our epic fantasy novels. Okay, “world” is an exaggeration, but “the west coast … Continue reading

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Flipping the Switch

[H]ow you come to terms with the Goddess is no concern of mine; I do not even know that you are serious in your poetic profession. Robert Graves, The White Goddess Today is day one of me as a full-time … Continue reading

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For Those Who Don’t Subscribe to Publisher’s Weekly

It turns out that if you get a starred review, PW offers you a nice price on an ad touting the fact. And here is the ad Baen is taking out in the 2/27 issue of PW. I risk being … Continue reading

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Chibis for you! @LTUESymposium #witchyeye

I won’t make Life, the Universe, and Everything (LTUE) this year. I’ll be across the country, at Pensacon in Florida, selling WITCHY EYE for the first time, alongside THE KIDNAP PLOT and my WordFire Press books. But I don’t want … Continue reading

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Witchy Eye Spring Tour

WITCHY EYE is available everywhere on March 7. In select places and times, it’ll be available even sooner! Here are my upcoming appearances selling and talking about WITCHY EYE: February 2-4  *  SUPERSTARS OF WRITING  *  Colorado Springs February 17-19 … Continue reading

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Too Many Letters

“Think of it this way. For you, this animal is a horse.” Jake leaned forward to pat his mount’s shoulder. “When you say it, it’s like that, horse. When you write it, you write H-O-R-S-E.” “You mean horsey, Jake. Horse … Continue reading

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