Category Archives: Novels

Too Many Main Characters?

I have a problem with the novel I’m writing, and I think David Farland put his finger on it in his blog post yesterday: The important thing here is to keep a limit on the number of viewpoint characters. Two … Continue reading

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Preview of My Latest Novel

I am in the midst of shopping my latest novel, tentatively titled And Ghosts Return, to literary agents. In the mean time, I thought I’d give you a taste of it by posting the first chapter. I’d love to hear … Continue reading

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A Few Good Minutes With P.G. Holyfield

INTRO — What I’ve been doing and why I’m not like Scott Sigler…Purgatory has been nominated for a Parsec Award!…I’m going to Balticon PROMO — Merciless Storytellers INTERVIEW with P.G. Holyfield, author of Murder At Avedon Hill PROMO — Murder … Continue reading

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The Boom Effect Auction, Feb. 27

To the extent you are able and inclined to buy something next Saturday, I heartily urge you to do so. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #12

The conclusion. What happens in Vegas…Poe knows how to handle a liquor bottle…The gang gets receives a visitor…Homecoming. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #11

Terry decodes the message; Billy gives Terry his orders; Terry sets up Abby’s murder and Ellen’s double-cross; Poe falters, and things grow tense between Charles and him. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #10

Charles spends Christmas with Abby; Terry gets into the Christmas spirits; Billy wins at blackjack and takes Poe’s advice about money. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #9

Poe goes Christmas shopping at a mall with Charles and learns some unsettling news. They bump into someone they don’t expect on a Las Vegas street. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #8

Charles watches football with a very enthusiastic Abby. Terry looks for a way out of his financial problems. Ellen has dog trouble. Continue reading

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Purgatory Episode #7

Everyone flies to Las Vegas. Ellen gets discovered. Charles has dinner with Abby and learns about spicy Indian food. Continue reading

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