Towers by Martina Stipan

Raw Cover for “Bitter Days”

September 27, 2018 dkeener 0

Here’s a preview of the artwork, called “Towers,” that I’ve licensed for use as the cover of my upcoming book, Bitter Days, due to be published in late October. It’s by Martina Stipan, an artist in Croatia that I found on Deviant Art. When I first spotted the picture, I […]

About the Writing Life

September 25, 2018 dkeener 1

In case anyone is curious what the life of a writer is like, especially an indie-published writer. In addition to the Day Job, and looking for a new Day Job since the old contract is ending, I’m doing the following stuff for the writing side of the house: Edits on […]

Capclave - DC Area SF Convention

My Capclave 2018 Schedule

September 23, 2018 dkeener 0

I’m proud to be on Programming for Capclave 2018, the DC area’s best SF/Fantasy literary convention. The event is being held in Rockville, MD from September 28 – 30. Here are the details of my schedule: Friday Afternoon Dealer’s Room Manning the table for Tannhauser Press and the Hourlings.   […]

Rooftop Chess

Published: The Rooftop Game

September 15, 2018 dkeener 0

My story, The Rooftop Game has just been published and is available on Amazon. It’s the first story in the Royal Defenders series, which is set in my Thousand Kingdoms universe. Here’s a description of the book:                                  Failure Is Not an Option Lydio Malik is the Royal Bodyguard for the […]