Shelfari character list

This extremely cool. Someone with the username X-Ray who has read Silent Symmetry has taken the time to compile a list of all the book’s characters on reading website Shelfari.

Click here to see the list.

The other cool thing from an author’s perspective is to be able to see who’s either reading or planning to read the book, both on Shelfari and Goodreads.

Here are the Shelfari readers.

Here are the Goodreads readers.

In my opinion, anything that brings an author closer to his or her readers is fantastic. Musicians get to play concerts, artists have exhibitions, but writers historically have stayed more-or-less chained to their desks. Online resources like these help break those chains. Of course, I wrote that dramatic metaphor while sitting at my desk…

The New Sense is a new ebook

I hereby announce the soft launch of The New Sense, my contemporary fiction novel in the form of a blog by a young woman named Sara who is trying to find (and discover the mysterious true identity of) the father of her unborn child.

Right now, The New Sense is available on Amazon in Kindle format, but of course you can download the free Kindle software for iPad, iPhone and PC if you don’t have a Kindle.

Click here or on the cover below to read a free sample on Amazon.

But shhhh… it’s a soft launch.

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Silent Interview

I was interviewed recently about Silent Symmetry for the Rai29BookReadNReview blog and it’s now live on Rachel’s blog here: INTERVIEW.

Don’t read it if you don’t want to know which four celebrities living or dead I would invite to a dinner party and the advice I’d give to young writers.

Here’s a big clue to one of the dinner guests: