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2016

December 12, 2016 - I will be interviewed on the Speculative Fiction Cantina Friday, December 23rd, at 6:00 PM Eastern Time. I will be doing a 5 – 8 minute live reading out of Spectre Nightmares and Visitations. The interviewer on the show will be also interviewing author Randy Anderson on the show.
For other time zones that’s:

Central: 5:00 P.M.
Mountain: 4:00 P.M.
Pacific: 3:00 P.M.

The link for the show is here.

December 1, 2016 - I submitted a horror story, "Death of the Apostrophe" to the #TNTHorrorContest. The television channel begins judging December 1st for what they consider the top 100. You can read it and even vote for it, as it is available now. You have to join Wattpad.com to vote. Click here for more info.

November 30, 2016 - For those wanting to attend my Bringing Horror Out of Darkness talk on writing horror at the North Chesterfield Road Library December 6th, you need to register at Bringing Horror Out of the Darkness to do that. Registration and the talk is free.

October 17, 2016 - The latest Paranormal World Seekers DVD was just released: Archer House. Blurb: Join the PWS team as they investigate the Archer House days before it was torn down to build a new road. Contact my Co-Producer if you would like to purchase it and get it shipped to you.

October 16, 2016 - I'll be selling and signing my ghost books and my horror fiction, plus Paranormal World Seekers DVDs, at Author Night at Red Vein Haunted House on Sunday night, October 20th. For times and address, plus the haunt's website, check out My Appearances at a Glance.

I agreed to write two columns for the Petersburg, Virginia Progress-Index newspaper about the ghosts of Petersburg and the Tri-Cities. The first one will be in the Sunday edition, October 23, 2016. The second one will be in the Sunday edition, October 30, 2016. Once I learn the links for the online versions, I will post on it here.

September 8, 2016 - I've been invited to the Festival of the Word being held 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. November 3, 2103, plus I will be an author guest at Marscon and Mysticon in 2017. For addresses, dates, and websites, check Appearances at a Glance.

August 15, 2016 - I'll be giving a talk on writing horror at the North Courthouse Road Library in Chesterfield, Virginia on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. For the address, the time and the library's phone number and website link, please check out Appearances at a Glance.

July 8, 2016 - I just locked down a talk in October on ghosts and monsters of Hopewell and the Tri-Cities area at the Hopewell Library in Hopewell, Virginia. For address, time, and more, check out Appearances at a Glance.

July 7, 2016 - I can't do all three days of Scares That Cares Weekend in Williamsburg, Virginia, but I will be there Sunday, July 24, 2016, at the Horror Writers Association table in the Dealers Room and at a panel on "Networking in Virginia" at 2:00 p.m. For more on all three days, plus what actors and others writers will be there:

June 13, 2016 - I have a FaceBook page for Paranormal World Seekers, a paranormal reality TV show we are slowly filming, from AVA Productions. Join us at Paranormal World Seekers and keep up what we are doing.

June 6, 2016 - I have a new release, #AmWriting, a compilation of letters written by 60 authors, including mine. Proceeds go to the Wayne Foundation (The Wayne Foundation's vision is for a world without child slavery, dedicated to providing direct assistance to those victimized by exploitation.) Pure Textuality PR is behind this publication. So, if you are a writer, get this and not only is there inspiration for you, the beginning writer (even the pro writer) from sixty authors, but you are also helping a great charity! Right now an eBook, with more to come, and soon will be in print too. For more info, check out Pure Textuality PR or click here.

May 18, 2016 - Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area has been nominated for Library of Virginia's Literary Awards. Winners will be announced in August, 2016. You can see my book and others nominated in both nonfiction and fiction here. This is a PDF download so you can view at your convenience.

Plus I'll be sharing table and tent with fellow Paranormal World Seekers investigator and author Carol Smith at Paracon at the Exchange Hotel Museum, Saturday, June 18, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Get the museum's address and website of the event at Appearances at a Glance.

April 8, 2016 - I was accepted for the Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival on August 13, 2016. I'll be part of the New Author Expo (10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.), as they added on horror and paranormal to mystery, suspense, romance and women's fiction. The festival goes from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Plus I have a talk called "Ghosthunting in Central Virginia," and a book signing and sale of Paranormal World Sekers DVDs afterwards on October 22, 2016 at the Tuckahoe Area Public Library in Henrico, Virginia, from 10:30 a.m. until noon.

March 15, 2016 - This year's Science Fiction Yard Sale will be held on May 28, 2016 (the rain date is June 4th) at 4844 Linshaw Lane in the Haygood/Aragina Village area. See the flyer below for more information.

March 8, 2016 - I received a letter in the mail from the Library of Virginia notifying me that my nonfiction book, Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area has been nominated for consideration in the nonfiction category for the 19th Annual Library of Virginia Awards. Finalists will be announced in August 2016. For more information on these awards, please visit Library of Virginia.

February 14, 2016 - We have a new bookstore in town. I'll be doing a signing at 2nd and Charles on March 26, 2016 from 2pm to 4pm. I hope to see you there!

January 31, 2016 - If you didn't get a chance to listen to my interview with Paranormal Underground live on January 21st, the podcast for it is now available. Click here to listen. They mentioned it will also be on iTunes soon, if not already available there.

January 27, 2016 - Final tallies of the winners for the Preditors and Editors Readers Poll 2015 are up. I'm pleased to announce that Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area made #3 in the Nonfiction books category.

My short horror story, "Silence," that appeared in Nightmares and Echoes II: The Return anthology made #10 in the Short Horror Story category.

Nightmares and Echoes II: The Return made #10 in Top Ten for Anthologies category.

January 5, 2016 - I will be talking about the ghosts of Colonial Heights and the Tri-cities area for the Colonial Heights Historical Society. For more information, check out my Appearances at a Glance on the upper right side of this page. We'll be in the large meeting room. I hope to see you there.