Vuckovic’s Horror Miscellany [Book Review]

I love horror. No, really, I love it. Despite never having written a horror novel, I can honestly say that horror is in my top three favorite genres of books and movies.

Horror is kind of my thing.

That’s why my wife bought this book for me. That, and because she’s awesome. And this book didn’t disappoint. Continue reading “Vuckovic’s Horror Miscellany [Book Review]”

Another excerpt from Eager Observer… [Free Short Fiction]

While working on Eager Observer, the third book in my LGBT suspense trilogy (Deviant Behaviors), I accidentally included a writing prompt, so I figured I could excerpt it here for your reading pleasure.

Please keep in mind this piece is unedited, so there might be a typo or a crudely-formed sentence here and there. Continue reading “Another excerpt from Eager Observer… [Free Short Fiction]”

So you say you want collaboration…

Ah, collaboration. There’s nothing quite like it. And whether you’re working with someone else for the first time or are a seasoned pro, there’s always something new to learn about the art of combining styles.

I’ve tried to collaborate with other authors a few times before, but I’ve never had the kind of results I wanted. Usually the project ends up dead in the water, which is sad at best and embarrassing at worst.

So why am I concerned with collaboration today? Continue reading “So you say you want collaboration…”

The Power of Pride

I am not a fraud.

But there was a time in my life – not all that long ago, if I’m being honest with myself – that I did everything I could to hide who I really was. I pretended to be the kind of person my parents wanted me to be and the kind of person I thought my kids needed me to be.

I was terribly unhappy, and more than once over the years I tried to end it all. Continue reading “The Power of Pride”

Lauren Laurano #4 & #5 [Book Review]

There are few things more satisfying for me as a reader than finishing a series. I did just that by reading not one, but two books in a series I started a while back based on a lesbian private investigator set in 1990s New York City. I ended up reading the last two books over the Memorial Day weekend and loved them! Continue reading “Lauren Laurano #4 & #5 [Book Review]”