On hiring mercenaries—another free sample

Here is another little piece of The Wrong Way Down. This Kickstarter is almost over, so why not show off a little more of the story? A couple chapters back, Priestess Popalia and her trusty guide Wynkkur had been saved by two mercenary ‘brothers,’ Seth and Raenyl.  This nice selection shows the undercurrents that will eventually cause lots of problems to come. Enjoy!

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The Party at Elements (part 1)

Saturday at 4:30 pm will begin the official kick-off for The Wrong Way Down.

Element’s Kitchen and Martini Bar will be hosting the party, featuring a 4-course meal including wine and a root beer martini for only $49 per person.

Elements is located in Las Vegas, off the strip, on the Southeast corner of West Tropicana and Rainbow. Dinner will be a choice of appetizer between Spanish Meatballs (Albondigas) or Puff Pastries filled with curried Vegetable Sauté (Samosas.) Entree choices will be between Pork Loin Osso Buco and Crab-Stuffed Flounder. There will be a salad course, and a medley of fine desserts presented as well.

I will do two reading from the book, and I will sign copies that are brought. If you do not have a copy of The Wrong Way Down, I will have some copies available at Elements, cash sales only, $20 per book.

Please RSVP, seats are limited to fifty persons, and last I’d heard, thirty-two were filled. Element’s link is– here.

9 days until publication

I’m reviewing the final edits of The Wrong Way Down today. By Friday, the story will go back to the editor, and on Dec 1st the electronic copies go live. Deep inside of me, panic and fear conflict with a deep awe paired with an emboldening sense of accomplishment — all are playing tug of war with my soul.

As I read through the story, I’m amazed this is my creation. It is the best thing I’ve ever done, and in nine days, the world will have its chance to judge it. The Wrong Way Down has a chance to corner its own section of the market. All I need to do is let it find the right people.

If you wish for an e-copy, see my updates page for how to read The Wrong Way Down before it goes to the printer for paperback. Paperbacks will be available before Christmas.