Why I Won’t Publish Nellie Bly’s Racist Novel

When I found the treasure trove of novels by Nellie Bly hidden in the pages of the London Story Paper, I did not start transcribing them in their chronological order. Instead I farmed out the most legible ones to friends while reserving the hardest to discern to...
Nellie Bly – The Research

Nellie Bly – The Research

For me, inspiration always comes from reading. Be it history, fiction, essays, or comics, I find my best ideas are sparked from gaps I discover in narratives. What was the cause of the famous Capulet-Montague feud? What was Shakespeare doing during his...
Why Nellie Bly?

Why Nellie Bly?

Late one April evening in 2016, sitting at my desk not writing, this article in The Atlantic caught my eye. The premise was that there were more female action stars 100 years ago than today. Most were in the mold of the Perils of Pauline, with an intrepid young woman...
New Covers for COLOSSUS

New Covers for COLOSSUS

As we count down to the release of the new COLOSSUS novel, WAIL OF THE FALLEN, Creativia is re-issuing the first two novels with gorgeous new covers! Yesterday I shared the cover for STONE & STEEL. If you missed it, it’s here: Today I’m revealing the...
New Books, New Covers, New Editions

New Books, New Covers, New Editions

I’ve been sitting on news about my next new novel for MONTHS – and still can’t talk about it, even though it comes out in just a few weeks. I have so much to say, I’ve already constructed a new section of my website devoted to it. I’m...