May 19

Appearances Upcoming & Preordering Gemini.

Welcome to Toonopolis, The Blog! Subscribe to email updates to make sure you don’t miss any reviews, giveaways, promotions, or updates about my work. Thanks for visiting! I knew May was going to be a busy month, but I didn’t realize how fast it was going to hit me.  All of the ducks are lined …

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May 12

It Is Suddenly Real!

As I showed a picture of the proof copies of the books to my illustrator, Cami, her response was great: “This just became real somehow.”  I felt the same way yesterday when I finally had a printed copy of the book in my hands.  Lightning Source did a wonderful job on the printing and the …

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Apr 27

FINISH HIM!

Last week, the long awaited Mortal Kombat reboot came out.  Man, was I excited.  With so much going on in preparation for the release of Toonopolis: Gemini in about a month, it was great to have some sort of distraction that didn’t involve a juvenile/young adult novel, G-rated cartoons, fonts, formatting, and marketing efforts.  As …

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Apr 22

Toonopolis YouTube Videos

With much pleasure, I would like to unveil four videos that I have created to help promote the book as we near the May 30th release date.  The first one is a comic book style book trailer that introduces some of the characters and basic plot.  It can be found here: The final three are …

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Apr 14

Toonopolis: Gemini in Final Stages

I can’t believe that it has only been about six weeks since I decided to self-publish my works instead of continue the endless query grind to its bloody, painful end.  I also can’t believe that I am getting into the final stages of preparation for release.  My editor will be done in a few weeks.  …

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Apr 01

Baseball=Spring, Even If Nature Disagrees

As opening day for my beloved Philadelphia Phillies approaches, I can’t help but get excited.  The calendar may tell you that Spring began on March 20th but I say that it started yesterday afternoon when that first umpire yelled ‘Play Ball’.  Call me sentimental but my happiest childhood memories centered around playing baseball and watching …

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Mar 15

Disney World & Kid Leashes

So after spending a week in Disney World with my five-year old and nine-month old sons, I am amazed at the lack of control that parents have over their children.  I don’t claim to be the strictest father in the world and my older son can be a little wild at times but I have …

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Mar 02

I have entered the Blogosphere.

Greetings! With my book nearing the final stages of preparation for publishing, I have decided to convert toonopolis.com into an author’s blog.  I have no idea exactly what I will be posting about.  Maybe I’ll focus on what it’s like to be a stay-at-home dad.  Maybe I’ll focus on my writing.  I have no idea.  …

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