Appearances at a Glance

Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel
300 W. Station Square Dr.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Author Expo
Lancaster Community Library
16 Town Centre Drive
Kilmarnock, VA 22482

Book Signing
Book People Richmond
Gleneagles Shopping Ctr
10464 Ridgefield Parkway
Henrico, VA 23233

Chesapeake Central Library
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Tidewater Horror Con
Holiday Inn Virginia Beach Norfolk Hotel & Conference Ctr
5655 Greenwich Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Nightmare Weekend
Greater Richmond Convention Ctr
403 N 3rd Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Fri, Sat: 10am - 8pm, Sun: 10am - 6pm

Book Signing
Barnes and Noble
1220 Carl D Silver Pkwy
Fredricksburg, VA 22401

Book Signing
Rosewell Plantation
5113 Old Rosewell Lane
Gloucester, VA 23061

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What's New

Jun 1, 2023 - I am pleased to announce I will be one of the authors at the Author Expo at Lancaster Community Library in Kilmarnock, Virginia on July 8, 2023. For more information, check my Appearances at a Glance.

May 31, 2023 - I will be signing at 6:15-7:15 p.m. at Stokercon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Friday, June 16th, as part of the second mass signing. The books will be at my table, as I've never heard if a bookstore is handling sales, so I will do them at my table, just look for me. For more information, click here.

May 30, 2023 - I am excited to announce my horror short story, Hunting the Goat Man, has been accepted for the Summer 2023 - issue 62 of Siren's Call Ezine, coming this summer. When the magazine is releases, I will be sure to post that here. They always make it a PDF you can download for free to read.

I have my schedule for StokerCon in Pittsburgh, PA. I do have a reading - no panels - and there will be a signing. They will have two one-hour sessions - just not sure which one I will be doing as they haven't told all the authors yet ):

Thursday, June 15
Opening Ceremony - 8pm - 10pm EDT at the Grand Station Ballroom I-II
Click here for more information.

Friday, June 16
Author Readings - 12pm - 12:50pm EDT at Brighton I
I am one of several authors who will read. For more information, click here.

Bram Stoker Awards Cocktail Reception - 6pm-6:45pm EDT @ Grand Station Ballroom III Foyer
A gathering for those who love horror. For more information, click here.

Bram Stoker Awards Banquet - 7pm-7:45pm EDT @ Grand Station Ballroom I-II
A feast for those who love horror. For more information, click here.

Bram Stoker Awards Presentation - 8:00pm-9:45pm EDT @ Grand Station Ballroom I-II
A presentation for this year's winners. For more information, click here.

May 20, 2023 - I got the news that the panel on horror I will be moderating, Scary is the New Hot Item has been approved for Saturday, July 22, 2023, at 3:15pm at Fantasci. Come enjoy a whole day at the Chesapeake Central Library's mini science fiction/fantasy/horror convention that begins at 10:00am and ends at 5:00pm and come enjoy the panel I will be doing with fellow Horror Writers Association Virginia chapter.

May 17, 2023 - I am happy to announce I will be doing a reading and a book signing of Werewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America, at Book People in Richmond, Virginia Saturday night on July 15, 2023-7:00-9:00 p.m. Check Appearances at a Glance for the address.

May 16, 2023 - I will not be a vendor at Ferry Plantation's ParaCon since I've been having issues with my left leg. I will still be doing the book signing at Colonial Williamsburg the 27th and StokerCon--I heard there will be a book signing for us authors-so stay tuned for that when they tell me which one I will be doing.

Apr 28, 2023 - Werewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America was reviewed. Read what the reviewer thought at the Sinister Stoop: here.

If you're on Instagram, you can read it at the reviewer's Instagam: here.

I was accepted and will have a table in the Artist Alley at Nightmare Weekend at the convention center in downtown Richmond October 13, 14, an 15, 2023. The address and website to the convention is at Appearances at a Glance to the right of this page.

Apr 24, 2023 - Blame It on the Pumpkin anthology that includes my story, Pumpkin Hollow, was reviewed by Check it out here.

Apr 3, 2023 - I will be signing some of my books, like Werewolves Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Saturday, October 28, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Barnes and Noble in Fredericksburg.

Mar 7, 2023 - On Saturday, March 25, 2023, the Horror Writers Association Virginia Chapter and I, as moderator, will have a panel, WRITING SCARY IS THE HOT NEW ITEM, at 8:30 - 9:20pm, in the CREATOR CAVE (E22A-B) at GalaxyCon Richmond. The convention will be held at the Richmond Convention Center downtown. You can find our panel and every else on Saturday here. We're still trying to get a fourth panelist. So far, the other authors/publishers I can confirm are D. Alexander Ward and Maria Badillo.

Panel Description: Horror authors and members of the Horror Writers Association talk about writing horror and why scary stories are becoming hot fiction in genre writing.

In addition to being an author vendor at Authorcon 2 (presented by Scares That Care), I will also be doing a reading from my new horror story included in the Vinyl Cuts anthology (to be released March 31st). The reading is scheduled for Friday evening, at Authorcon 2 at 7:45pm – 8:30pm (Second Floor, Room 11). I am sharing the limelight with author Anton Cancre. And on Saturday, April 1st, I will be on a panel of Cryptids at 3:30pm – 4:30pm (Second Floor, Room 16).

About it and who is on the panel: Cryptids– Bigfoot, Mothman, and their kin are experiencing a resurgence in horror fiction. C.W. Briar (moderator), Bitter Karella, Laurel Hightower, Pamela K. Kinney, and Dan Franklin discuss the trend and some of their favorites.

Mar 2, 2023 - Werewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America can now be found on Target online. For more information or to purchase, click here.

If you prefer to shop at Walmart online, this link will take you to a list of all my books: Shop Walmart.

Feb 23, 2023 - I am excited to announce I will be doing a book signing of both Virginia's Haunted Historic Triangle 2nd Edition: Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, and Other Haunted Locations and Haunted Virginia: Legends, Myths, and True Tales at Colonial Williamsburg! I was last there was 2019. It will be at the Revolutions Store in their Visitor Center on May 27th. Check Appearances at a Glance on this page for the times and address. Come check out the historic attraction, get a signed book of mine, and take a ghost tour there at night. Perfect start to Memorial Day Weekend.

I will also be a vendor at ParaCon at Ferry Plantation Saturday, May 20th. For times, their address, and more, see Appearances at a Glance.

Feb 22, 2023 - I will be moderating a panel at GalaxyCon in Richmond called WRITING SCARY IS THE HOT NEW ITEM. It will begin at 8:30pm on Saturday, March 25th. Check Appearances at a Glance on this page for more information, so you can buy passes and see who else will be there.

Feb 15, 2023 - Scary Dairy Press has sent an email to the contributors of the new horror anthology, Vinyl Cuts. It should be released toward the end of March 2023 and includes my story, Gotta Get out of This Place. When we get the cover art and anything else about the book, I will share it here.

I will have two book signings in Hampton Roads Saturday, May 13th. Both bookstores are Book Exchanges. The first one is in Norfolk, the second in Virginia Beach. It will be for my nonfiction cryptid book, Werewolves, Dogmen, and Other Shapeshifters Stalking North America, and if I can get some copies of the new horror anthology, Vinyl Cuts, I will have that one too.

I will also be at Horror Writers Association's StokerCon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania June 15-18th. For more information about the book signings and StokerCon, check Appearances at a Glance.

I can tell you, I heard the Sheraton Pittsburgh Hotel where StokerConwill be held has sold out of all their rooms. So, if you're not from the area, check other hotels and hurry, because there is to be a big Taylor Swift concert on Friday and Saturday, so they expect most hotels to be sold out.

I will be doing a book signing last Saturday night in October for Rosewell Plantation in Gloucester, Virginia during their ghost tour. When the docent in charge provides more info, I will post it to Appearances at a Glance.

Feb 2, 2023 - I will be interviewed on Wednesday, March 2nd, at 8:00 p.m. Eastern on The Witching Hour on Twitch TV. thewitchinghour. If I get more information, I will share it here, my Facebook and other social media.

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