So here is the cover of my next book, The Road to Amazing, coming in March 2016. It’s the third book in my latest series, Russel Middlebrook: the Futon Years, and it takes place after Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams. What’s The Road to Amazing about? Well, I don’t want to give […]
I first wrote about the character of Russel Middlebrook in my 2003 novel, Geography Club. The story of a gay teenager, Geography Club was subsequently adapted for both stage and screen (co-starring Scott Bakula and Ana Gasteyer) and spawned a successful four-book series, the Russel Middlebrook Series. Last year, I “rebooted” the character in a […]
For those who have asked, an audio version of my latest book, Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams, is now available from Audible.com. The narrator is Josh Hurley, the great voice actor who narrated all the previous Russel Middlebrook books. CHECK IT OUT HERE And if you’re a critic or blogger who’s interested in […]
Today is the day! My latest book, Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams, is released today! Read all about it here (or buy a copy, including a signed edition).
Over the last forty years, things have changed dramatically for LGBT people. Media portrayals of LGBT characters have changed just as much. Did changing media portrayals cause the social changes? What were some of the most important gay-themed books and movies? What are some of the best ones now? What does the future hold? In […]
In my regular Media Carnivores podcast, my co-host Erik Hanberg and I take on the nature of evil — in TV and movies, that is! What makes a good villain? Does evil think of itself as “evil”? Must good always won? We discuss all this and more! CHECK IT OUT HERE
So my latest book, Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams (featuring Russel Middlebrook at age 24) is now available for pre-order (including signed copies with free shipping in the U.S.): PRE-ORDER IT HERE! Coming August 14, 2015 “There was no way moving to Los Angeles was going to make me give up my soul. […]
Why are there so few good sequels? Toy Story 2 and 3? The Empire Strikes Back? Aliens? It’s partly a question of the odds. I’ve written before how most movies and books are pretty mediocre. Since good writing is always much harder than it looks, it stands to reason that most sequels would suck too. […]
Here it is! The jacket to my next book, Barefoot in the City of Broken Dreams (coming in August 2015, available for pre-order in June). What’s this book about? It’s a stand-alone book, but it also picks up after The Thing I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know, telling the story of Russel Middlebrook and Kevin’s […]
My podcast partner and I look at the latest trends in self-publishing. Nutshell? The gold rush is soooooo over, but that there are still amazing opportunities for readers. Give it a listen!