/TLDR: Offset printing has aesthetic that I prefer and quality advantages of color and paper quality. Why would I pursue offset printing when it’s more expensive than digital? The short answer is: offset looks and feels better. I don’t expect to convince everyone, but everyone has different ideals. Digital printing has its advantages, but it’s … Continue reading Kickstarter FAQ #1.1415926535: Why not digital?
Fulfilling a couple of orders this morning I realized that I’m down to about 33 copies of Zōsan. That’s good and bad news — great because I initially had 400 copies. But sad as well, because I don’t know if and how I’d be able to reprint it. Such is the catch-22 of my situation. I … Continue reading Bittersweet
` The Plymouth Online Showcase Take the Online Author Quiz and win a prize! (Correct answers not required… 🙂 In 2015, I was part of the Plymouth Local Author fair with my first book, Zōsan. There was a power outage at the library that weekend, but the library didn’t miss a beat and held the … Continue reading 2020 Plymouth Local Author Fair
“Cloudia opened her mouth silently and bubbled up to twice her original height. A swarm of icy shards erupted out from the dark purple inside her and spun around her head. An arm emerged from one side and drew back as the swarm of ice followed. Red slipped out of Naio’s grip and floated up … Continue reading Cloudia’s Rage
Books and Authors EventSunday, March 22 – 11 am to 5 pm 96 West 14 Mile RoadClawson, MI 48017248-288-3600 Come join me in this fabulous store for a great event featuring local authors! I’ll be there with books and prints. Continue reading Leon and Lulu Spring Authors Event
Thursday, March 26, 20207-9pm Toadvine Books2783 Coolidge Hwy, Berkley Michiganhttp://www.toadvinebooks.com I’ll be reading selections from my books Zōsan and Tamaishi, and perhaps even a preview of my forthcoming book, Where All the Little Things Live. All ages welcome! Continue reading Reading at Toadvine Books
They are still far and few in between, but I occasionally get reading opportunities. R&B used books was the latest, and it is just what you might think it is: stacks of books to the ceiling. The owner, Beth, knows where just about any books you’re looking for is, but even as I walked in … Continue reading R&B used books
Kickstarter opens in June of 2020 Naio the feather doesn’t quite fit in. Every day she contemplates the same question: why is she here, where did she come from, and why isn’t there anyone like her? Caught up in her own thoughts, she is oblivious to a raging storm approaching, until a twist of fate … Continue reading New Book for 2020 – Where All the Little Things Live
Last year, I participated in the annual Christmas in Clawson event at Clawson High school. It’s a huge even that’s been going on since 1984! It’s one of the best attended and well organized events I’ve ever been a part of. It’s hard to believe it’s been a year already. But it’s the best place … Continue reading Christmas in Clawson Saturday November 9, 2019
It kind of feels like being in a Barnes & Noble to me. Continue reading Part of the Collection!