August 2017

I Am Off To DragonCon

By the time normal people see this post, I will be on my way to Atlanta, GA for DragonCon. I will be meeting up with one of my editors and a bunch of writers from Superversive Press. And who knows who else. I’m hoping to make some new connections while there. Plus, take lots of
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Final Countdown to Dragon Awards

Voting in the Dragon Awards ends in 3 days…that’s September 1st in case I counted wrong. If you haven’t registered to vote, you’re probably too late. But, if you’ve got that ballot sitting in your inbox waiting to be filled out, do it now. Don’t wait until the last minute. Yeah, yeah…I know. I need
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The History Behind Path of Angels

Path of Angels has it’s roots in history. For the past 2000 years there have been emperors, kings, queens, dictators, religious leaders and government regimes who have tried to stamp out Catholicism by force. When doing research for my trilogy, I didn’t get too hung up on specific people, places or dates. I was looking
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I occasionally like to play around with video to give me a break from all of the other things that I do. Plus, it’s kinda fun. The music is by Gregorian. I listened to A LOT of Gregorian chant while I was writing Path of Angels. I hope you like the video.

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And So It Begins

The project that I’m working on with three time Dragon Award Finalist, Declan Finn, has begun. The working title of Dark Court has been scrapped. I never liked that title anyway. The new title is The Ri: Changlings It’s the beginning, I hope, of a YA Irish urban fantasy series set in New York City.
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Could The Vatican Have Ninjas?

The idea of Vatican Ninjas has been around for at least 25 years, if not longer. The first time I heard about them was when TMNT became popular in the early 1990s. Everything was ninja this and ninja that. Ninjas make their rounds every so often. And it’s not surprising at all that they would
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Dragon Award Finalists

This week the finalists and ballot were released for the Dragon Awards which will be awarded at Dragon Con at the end of this month. I am not on the list. Not surprising since I didn’t put any effort into rounding up fans to nominate it. I have other projects down the road that I
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One Page Podcast: Escaping Infinity by Richard Paollinelli

  Thousands have checked into the Infinity Hotel over the years. None of them have ever checked out. Peter Childress and Charlie Womack are successful engineers on their way to Phoenix for an important presentation. But one of Charlie’s infamous “shortcuts” has gotten them good and lost once again. As night falls, the pair stumble
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