FF4 Title Reveal and Sale

Posted by on Jan 17, 2016 in My Books | 6 comments

The wait is almost over!  FF4 will be released soon.  I don’t have a date yet, but the book is currently with my editor, Shelley Holloway, then it heads to Streetlight Graphics for formatting.  So I should be making a release announcement in a few weeks.  But I won’t be calling it FF4.  I’ll be calling it… *drum […]

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Holiday Wishes and an Update

Posted by on Dec 25, 2015 in Random Ramblings | Comments Off on Holiday Wishes and an Update

Another Christmas morning has come and gone here at the Andre household.  I’m knee-deep in wrapping paper and eating warm cinnamon rolls fresh from the oven.  The girl got a new art desk and the boy got a bunch of Fallout 4 memorabilia.  (At the moment, he’s donning his new Fallout hoodie over an Avenged […]

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Lords of the Dead: A Short Story

Posted by on Oct 31, 2015 in FF Fans, Fun Stuff | 24 comments

Happy Halloween! Here’s a special treat for Final Formula fans. Whether you’re new to the series, or you’ve read every book, this short story is accessible to all. There’s nothing to spoil later books for new readers, and established fans will gain added insight into a couple of familiar characters. Hope you like it! Update […]

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Character Interview: Addie

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in FF Fans, Fun Stuff | 10 comments

Continuing with my month of fun, I’ve finally got my next character interview ready to go. Also, I’ve added a new item to the menu bar at the top of the page called FF Fans. I’ve gathered all the fun Final Formula related posts there. Things like character interviews, alternative point-of-view scenes, and (eventually) some […]

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Alternative POV Scene: Rowan in The Final Formula

Posted by on Oct 12, 2015 in FF Fans, Fun Stuff | 4 comments

As promised, here’s a new alternative POV scene from The Final Formula.  Like the first scene I did, this one is also in Rowan’s POV.  If you didn’t get to read the first one, it’s offered as a bonus when you sign up for my newsletter.  If you’d like to learn more about my newsletter, […]

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My Favorite Time of Year

Posted by on Oct 8, 2015 in Fun Stuff | 8 comments

October Treats and a Giveaway Fall has arrived here in southern Ohio, and though the leaves haven’t begun to change, I can feel the difference in the air.  I love this time of year.  The weather is awesome and at the end of the month, we celebrate my favorite holiday: Halloween.  (I bet you didn’t […]

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A Sweet Ride

Posted by on Oct 2, 2015 in Random Ramblings | 1 comment

The great thing about writing fiction is that I get to do things, go places, and own things that I will probably never do, go, or own. One of the things I have the most fun with is picking out cars for my characters to drive. Sometimes, the character’s personality or circumstances dictates the car, […]

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Better With Age: Maturing as a Writer

Posted by on Sep 11, 2015 in Writing | Comments Off on Better With Age: Maturing as a Writer

Aging is a gradual process. It’s not something you really notice until something changes. As a kid, you’ll pull on a pair of pants you wore last week, and they’re suddenly too short. As an adult, you realize it’s becoming harder and harder to make out the text on a page unless you find that […]

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Write What You Know: My Take

Posted by on Aug 30, 2015 in Writing | 2 comments

Write what you know. If you’ve been writing for any amount of time, you’ve probably stumbled upon this phrase. But what does it really mean? That can vary from author to author, but here’s my take on it… When I first heard write what you know, I was intimidated. What the heck did I know? My life […]

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The Sound of Inspiration

Posted by on Aug 15, 2015 in Writing | 5 comments

Today I thought I’d chat about something that, for me at least, is very important to the writing process, but one that readers never see—or hear, in this case. That something is…   Nothing gets me in that special place where the characters come alive better than listening to my favorite tunes. If I’m stuck […]

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