Only eleven days until the launch of the #Kickstarter for the SCALES hardback edition. I am so flippin’ excited! It’s going to be a gorgeous book. <3 Click HERE to add your email address to get updates sent to your inbox. (=  

The Myths and Legends Fantasy Storybundle Dragons! Swords! Magic and wizards! This new storybundle that’s packed with all the legendary wonder you’ve come to expect from your favorite fantasy novels. These thirteen books cover a range of classic fantasy types, from epic quests, to modern retellings of classic myths, to humorous encounters with Little Folk, to lit-RPG adventures, to sea monsters, ancient curses, and saving the world. These authors include Cat Rambo, Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, Jody Lynn Nye, M.L. Buchman, J.T. Evans, Christopher Katava, Stefon Mears, Alex Singer, Meyari McFarland, J.D. Brink, and Linda Nagata, and there’s also the Undercurrentsanthology edited by Lisa Mangum, stories of “what lies beneath” (proceeds from this anthology benefit the Don Hodge Memorial Scholarship Fund for the Superstars Writing Seminar). If you’re not familiar with how Storybundle works, you name your own price and get the whole batch instantly delivered to your e-reader. For

I’m happy to announce that we will be creating a hardback version of SCALES: Book 1 of the Fate and Fire Series! I am so excited about this! I’ve wanted a hardback of my first book since I was a kid. I’ll post updates as we get closer to launch. We’re doing a Kickstarter for the project.

I’ve wanted to go to Phoenix Comic Fest for a few years and I finally get to go! This con happens over Memorial Day Weekend. I’ll be at Bard’s Tower in booth #1568, selling books. Come by and say hi!

I love backing creative projects on Kickstarter and so when I saw they were bringing back (or attempting) to bring back Amazing Stories, I backed it, pronto. Amazing Stories is a Science Fiction publication that goes way back. I love that it will be around a while longer. HERE is a link to the campaign on Kickstarter. HERE is a link to their website. You can sign up for free. Yay! Chalk one up for the creators at Amazing Stories! I can’t wait to receive my publications starting in August. Amazing Stories is an institution. It is an icon of the field. Over the years it has represented both the best and the worst that this genre has to offer. It has inspired the careers of authors, artists, editors, academics, scientists and engineers. Its presence proved that there was a viable market for this kind of literature, a fact not lost

If you’re serious about your writing career and you would like to attend Superstars Writing Seminar in 2019, I have a discount code you can use which will get you a cool $100 off your registration fee. The seminar is held at the historic Antlers Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The code is MWHITTAKER and caps matter, so please copy and paste that code in when you register, which you can do HERE. A little bit about Superstars and what you can get by attending: Superstars Writing Seminars, founded in 2010, is unique among writing seminars. The curriculum focuses on teaching writers the business of being successful in the publishing industry. The instructors are chosen from the top of the industry and include International Bestselling Authors, Top Editors, Indie Publishing Platform Managers, and many more. The primary goal at Superstars is to teach you how to have a successful writing career