Hi everyone! Big news abounds. First off, Road of the Lost has now been out for a month and people are finishing it up and the reviews are starting to come in. If you've finished the book, please head over to Amazon, Goodreads, iBooks, or wherever else you made your purchase and leave a review to … Continue reading 70,000 More Tons
If you haven't noticed, it's 2018. Wake up! It's okay if you didn't notice. Life comes fast, and since I've gotten back to reality after that brief jaunt to Afghanistan, I don't think I've come below the sound barrier. Things are always happening. I still have to get the Christmas tree out of the house. … Continue reading The Day Draws Near.
It's an odd feeling having to call home from Afghanistan to make sure everyone is ok. It's been a month and a half since the deadliest shooting in U.S. history occurred in my city while I was safe-and-sound in Kabul. There are great debates about what does and does not meet the definition of irony. … Continue reading Sweet Home Las Vegas
Hello everyone! I'll be back in the States soon, but just wanted to give a quick update on some things. First off, pre-orders are currently available for the first book in my epic fantasy series, Road of the Lost. The pre-orders are available at Amazon, iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, OverDrive, and pretty much anywhere for … Continue reading A Guest Post on Worldbuilding and Pre-Orders
Last year, I was introduced to a lot of Finnish creative works, and I've been burying myself in more and more great Finnish work ever since. And by great Finnish work, I mostly mean Melodic Death Metal. But with how impressed I was by Hannu Rajaniemi's Jean LeFlambeur series, I will be checking out more Finnish literature. … Continue reading Hang on! Let me Finnish! (and other bad puns)
Hello there! I hope your summer has been well. I hear it's hot out there. Be sure to drink water and change your socks. So, you’ve probably been asking yourself, “What’s Aidan been up to these days? He hasn’t had a blog post in a while.” Well, like everyone, I’ve been busy as can be. … Continue reading Where have I been?
Ok folks, I know it's been a while since I've posted. A lot has happened in the writing world in the past few months and I promise to give everyone updates on the new releases and upcoming projects later this week. But first, as many of you know, a big love of mine outside of … Continue reading 70,000 Tons of Metal recap
On September 11, 2001, I was sitting in the band practice room in my high school. It was senior career day and all of us who ever thought about earning our livings while jamming out on guitars and oboes listened to various professional and semi-professional musicians making it seem as if musician were actually a … Continue reading Fifteen Years Later
Well, this is coming mighty late isn't it? Here we are in late July and I'm FINALLY getting to a convention that happened in the beginning of June. Damn real life getting in the way of authoring life!!!! I had a great time at Phoenix ComicCon and definitely plan on going back in future years. … Continue reading Phoenix ComicCon 2016 (belated)
Had a great weekend attending Horror Writers Association's first StokerCon here in my hometown of Las Vegas. There were some really great panels on the importance of critique groups, the differences between self-publishing, small press, and going big, legal issues for authors, and a discussion on interweaving horror and romance, moderated by my friend and … Continue reading StokerCon 2016 Wrap-Up