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The Miracle of Life on Earth

Last week, NASA announced they had exciting news. NASA’s Curiosity rover had found “organic compounds” on Mars. Essentially, NASA discovered carbon in rocks dating back billions of years. It is important we make the distinction between organic compounds (carbon) and life because these two couldn’t be further apart from each other. NASA has not found… Read more »

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Trials Ebook on Sale Now

Trials, the Kindle Version, is on sale today through May first. Grab yourself a copy for just $0.99 before the price goes up!

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Jacob Densy – Trials Character Deep Dive

“Mars promises to be the next great frontier of human exploration” – Jacob Densy   Jacob Densy is a character that is only mentioned by name once early in the book. This doesn’t reduce his significance to the overall plot. As an author, I decided to put a conversation between Jacob and an advertising executive… Read more »

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John Wilkes – Trials Character Deep Dive

Continuing with the Trials Character Deep Dive series, I want to give readers insight into John Wilkes. To most readers, his name minus the obvious surname of Booth is famous for a few reasons. First, John Wilkes (the real man) fought hard for the rights of voters to chose their representatives and was a huge… Read more »

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Trials Character Deep Dive – Jillian

Jillian Jaspers is a character we meet in the prologue during a conference where she demonstrates her scientific achievements to a room full of financiers. While she disappears from the readers view for the first quarter of the book, don’t write the prologue off as just filler fluff. Jillian is a highly intelligent and motivated… Read more »

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Trials Character Deep Dive – Zoe

I’ve wanted to do some character deep dives for my new novel Trials and after setting the stage with Malek, my favorite villain, I’ve decided to continue with Zoe.  If you haven’t read the story yet, beware, there might be a few hints below but I will do my best to keep spoilers away. Zoe… Read more »

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Post Launch Update #2

With the weekend over, I wanted to share the final post-launch figures for Trials on Amazon Kindle: There were a total of 92 downloads and 138 KENP read over the 3 day free promotional period. I’m pretty happy with that number, given it was largely driven by sharing with friends and family over Facebook and… Read more »

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Trials – Post Launch Update

Hi Friends! I just wanted to update you on a few thoughts – post launch. First – Thank you to everyone that downloaded a free copy of the book! I’m really excited to start reading the reviews and hope that this free promotion through the weekend drives more interest in the future. Now onto the… Read more »

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Trials – Now Published

I’d like to extend a big thank you to all of my family, friends, and readers that helped me publish my first novel – so THANK YOU! To celebrate, I’ll be running a free promotion where you can download the book here from Amazon absolutely free throughout the Columbus Day Weekend (Saturday-Monday). Thank you all… Read more »

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Trials the Novel: Chapter 5

Fingers crossed, Steve and Amy Jones huddled around the small TV. Usually he didn’t play the lottery, but after being out of a job for the last year he started playing monthly. The prize: a one-way-all expenses-paid trip to Mars for you and your family as part of a recruiting gimmick by Unicore Technologies and… Read more »