My Living Dayton appearance today (Weds., Dec. 14th) went quite well, I think. I met some great people, including staff and interns, and got a chance to see how things work behind the scenes. It was surprisingly fun to sit in front of the cameras and chat about my books. My interviewer, Shaun Kraisman, […]
I’ll be LIVE on Living Dayton tomorrow, Dec. 4th, 2013, sometime between noon and 1:00 pm EST. Be sure to tune in for the (unintentional) hilarity. The team (Living Dayton is hosted by Shaun Kraisman, Vanessa Freeman, and Sallie Taylor) will get me talking about my two novels, my upcoming books, and the writing process. See me, hear me, […]
Well, it’s almost time for NaNoWriMo. For the uninitiated, this is shorthand for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo has been around for a maybe ten years. I’ve been participating for the last three. This will be my fourth go ’round. Here’s why I love NaNoWriMo (and what that says about me): NaNoWriMo makes me write For […]
Now, in my book, Treasure Island is kind of presented as “m’eh” because, well, TI IS kinda “m’eh.”
Sprechen sie deutsche? If you Do speak German, head on over to e-literati.de to see MAD ABOUT UNDEAD YOU there.
It’s Good to be the King. Or so I’m told, but how would I know? But being treated like a king, now that’s something else.
Penny Sansevieri, Guy Kawasaki, and Me (apologies to Neil Young, of “Marlon Brando, Pocahontas, and Me” lyrical fame).
When people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong. ~ Neil Gaiman
Even though I’m a writer, I find it excruciatingly hard to write about myself.
“Don’t look back until you’ve written an entire draft, just begin each day from the last sentence you wrote the preceding day. This prevents those cringing feelings, and means that you have a substantial body of work before you get down to the real work which is all in … the edit.” ~ Will Self
Paperback copies of my first novel, MAD ABOUT UNDEAD YOU: A Zombie Apocalypse Love Story, are available to 10 lucky winners who sign up before Monday morning, Sept. 30. Winners will be chosen at random. A request is made that if you win, you leave a review on amazon.com (this is standard on LibraryThing). […]
To celebrate, I’m giving away a FREE eBook copy of my first novel and a chance to win the paperback!
I just watched the above fascinating TED Talk and it’s about Zombies!
An excellent example of entertaining story telling
For anyone who enjoys the science-fiction/horror genre I highly suggest you give this book a read.
A great read, especially on a rainy night, and one I highly recommend!
Overall, a really fine sci-fi, fantasy, horror - oh I give up - you can't really put this book in a bucket!
The range of characters in this book is just amazing
If you like Jim Carey, Tom Green, or Josh Gad, you'll love HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD FROM DYING.
One thing you get with all Plumer books is crisp dialogue & a good plotline.