The reading and book signing event for “The Sasquach Murder (a love story)” held recently went extremely well. It is a regular monthly gathering called Meet The Author. The audience was engaged and asked lots of questions after the talk and reading. I chose to donate the receipts from book sales and signings to the … Continued
Pleased to have finished the hard work of fiction writing on a new book, hopefully to be out this Spring, titled “Peculiar Fabrications. It’s a collection of short stories and fake new Christmas letters (“and other treats tossed in when you weren’t looking”) which I hope will be a good read and good company.
Very pleased to be named a finalist in the fiction/science fiction category of the American Book Fest contest. Many readers are having a good time with “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story)” and the reviews are over the top. This is the second national contest in which the novel has received finalist honors. Here’s a … Continued
Reps from four different book publishing houses stopped by at the recent Beijing Book Fair to express particular interest in obtaining the rights to put out a Chinese translation of Sasquatch. I have followed up with all four at their request. Normally there’s an upfront fee paid for the rights and then a percentage of … Continued
Upwards of a hundred St. Louis book lovers are expected on Sept. 29 at an event jointly put on by Left Bank Bookstore and the St. Louis Public Library. “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story)” will be represented by its author and I’m looking forward to it and appreciate the invitation. Rather than the usual … Continued
Pleasant trip and event at Collected Works in Santa Fe, now celebrating its 40th anniversary there
Invited to read and sign at Collected Works, a revered Santa Fe bookstore and coffee house for more than 40 years , on June 11. Looking forward to visiting again in one of America’s most interesting cities.
Thanks to being selected as a general fiction finalist in Foreword Reviews’ national competition for “Best of 2017”, the novel will be represented world wide in 2018. The Americian Library Association annual Trade Show along with the New York Rights Fair are on the list, along with the Frankfurt (Germany) Book Fair and the Beijing … Continued
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Enjoyed being interviewed by an L.A. (Orange County) radio station hostess, Janeane, about the novel. Her show is called “Get the Funk Out” and is well-known. She is very professional and we had an interesting chat. I add the link to this podcast in case you want to listen to 16 minutes of my blather … Continued
MEET… JEFF VILES!
The free hardcover giveaway on goodreads.com https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/enter_choose_address/259585-the-sasquatch-murder had 861 entries and just ended with 10 entrants getting a free book. A second contest for “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story) giveaway will start just after the holiday. Thanks to all who entered. I hope and believe you will enjoy … Continued