Category Archives: Book Of Lost Doors

Depression and the sophomore slump

While I finished what is technically my fourth novel a year ago, more and more I am thinking of The Book Of Lost Doors as one big story in four acts. I didn’t set out for it to be that, … Continue reading

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What Is “The Book Of Lost Doors”?

The Book Of Lost Doors is the collective name for my series of four novels, Catskinner’s Book, Cannibal Hearts, The Worms Of Heaven, and Gingerbread Wolves.              The four books tell the story of James and … Continue reading

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The Joys Of Being An Ex-Author

Last summer I published Gingerbread Wolves, the fourth novel in my series The Book Of Lost Doors.  After multiple false starts on a fifth novel I realized that it was the final book in that series.  I have, quite simply, … Continue reading

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A Season Of Rest

It’s the middle of February and I haven’t begun another novel. I’m okay with that. Writing The Book Of Lost Doors was a lot of work.  Looking back at it now, with a little distance, I can see that I … Continue reading

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And the last one

I have decided to rewrite the blurbs for my novels as sonnets.  In conclusion: Gingerbread Wolves One lovely petal, gone to mud One other, schooled in the murder’s way One man wades knee-deep in blood One thing, not mortal, to … Continue reading

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The Worms Of Heaven sonnet

I have decided to rewrite the blurbs for my novels as sonnets. And to continue: The Worms Of Heaven Cry out, the scarlet queen’s mislaid! Ensnared by hidden army’s plot Or is this Agony’s charade? Who is the villain and … Continue reading

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Now one for Cannibal Hearts

I have decided to rewrite the blurbs for my novels as sonnets.  Next up: Cannibal Hearts Three minds, two lovers, of one accord Still strangers, among those stranger still Needs must take up the bone-pale sword Against those whom would … Continue reading

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