Monthly Archives: March 2011

Incredible new review of Nickel Plated!

And you should run right on over to my Amazon page to see it! The review is by Gillian Flynn, an immensely talented woman who has written two absolutely fantastic novels, “Sharp Objects” and “Dark Places”. If you haven’t read … Continue reading

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I’m on the Wall Street Journal Blog!

And a bunch of people really, really, don’t like me. I’d love to say I don’t care, but my tattooed skin isn’t quite that thick. I will say though, that most of what they’ve had to say doesn’t matter to … Continue reading

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More big news!

So I don’t want to tip my hand, but a writer who I respect very much, and who has been a huge influence on my work, was cool enough to give Nickel Plated a look. And she loved it. The … Continue reading

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Nickel Plated (and me) in the Grand Rapids Press

A fun article, written by the super awesome Nick Noel. Being reviewed in the Grand Rapids Press has long been a dream of mine, so I’m pretty darn happy about this. http://www.mlive.com/living/grand-rapids/index.ssf/2011/03/kentwood_author_departs_from_s.html

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First stop on the blog tour!

I won’t spoil it, but the below link is pretty nifty. http://www.bookworminginthe21stcentury.com/2011/03/character-interview-nickel-from-nickel.html

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One week left…

Title says it all, only one week until Nickel Plated debuts! Better go ahead and get to pre-ordering!

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Florida Roller Coasters

Florida has some amazing roller coasters, and over the past week, I was lucky enough to ride most of them. By far the best however, at least until Busch Garden’s current project Cheetah Hunt is completed, was Sea World’s Manta, … Continue reading

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How to be annoying at a tattoo shop, Part One

Come into the store, ask for a piece of jewelry. When I come back with the piece of jewelry assembled, and with a price quote, tell me it’s ridiculous and leave. If you want to eat at McDonald’s, that’s fine, … Continue reading

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Booklist Starred Review for Nickel Plated!

I’ve been holding out on a big one, but now that it’s in print I can shout it from the rooftops! Nickel Plated got a starred review in Booklist, the magazine of the ALA. This is awesome stuff, and thanks … Continue reading

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