Decisions, Decisions.

I've been debating myself what to work on next. I have things in the pipeline of ideas. Any writer will tell you coming up with ideas is the easiest part of this profession. But so far nothing has jumped out and grabbed me. I could sit down and write any one of the half dozen …

Hello Again From the Writing Swamps!

I've been remiss from blogging these pages and I want to apologize. But it's not like I've been sitting idle. Got lots of news coming up on the publishing front which I hope interests you. First, my new Haxan novel Seven Devils will be published by CZP sometime next year. As I get more information …

Depression and Writing and Chess

I've been dealing with a lot of depression for the last year or so. I always have struggled with this, but it's gotten worse. I'm taking medication and seeing a therapist, and it does help. Meanwhile, I'm slowly moving back to writing again. I have three novels to complete so I think I will stay …

Headed for a Long Trip to Austin and New Mexico

I am leaving for Austin and then New Mexico. I will attend ArmadilloCon in Austin this weekend. Then head over to New Mexico (maybe with a side stop at Fort Davis, I'm not sure) for research on a new Haxan novel. I will also attend Bubonicon in Albuquerque. At any rate I plan to squeeze …

Kenneth Mark Hoover Writer Biography

  Kenneth Mark Hoover has sold over sixty short stories and articles. His fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Strange Horizons, and many other magazines and anthologies. His first novel, a dystopian SF called Fevreblau, was published by Five Star Press in 2005. He is a member of SFWA and HWA. …

A Personal Writing Note on Future Projects

Now that life have settled down (somewhat) I am starting to turn my attention to a new writing project. I'm debating which direction to explore. I think another novel is the right way to go. Novels work harder than short stories in the long run. But with Haxan coming out in May from CZP/HarperCollins I …

Noticing the Four Elements of Wicca

Since I have started turning my attention toward Wicca for reasons I set down in this earlier post, I have become increasingly aware of certain things around me. In Wicca the elements, Earth, Air, Wind and Fire play an important role. Not surprisingly, I have become more aware of their influence and existence. When I …

What’s for Dinner? Texas Hash!

Posted about having this on Twitter and a friend wanted the recipe. Ask and you shall receive! We've been making this dish in our family many years. You can swap out or change the main ingredients to make it vegetarian if you so wish. Easy to make, and yummy. Have fun!1 pound ground beef3 large …