ALTERNI Cover Reveal

I'm having so much fun writing this new series with new characters, a new world, and new monsters!  Here's the brand new cover for The Alt-World Chronicles Book 1, ALTERNI.  Description:  Ever have a nightmare where you're naked in public? What if everyone else in the room was also naked…and also a version of yourself?... Continue Reading →

Review of “Border Lines” & NEW RELEASE “Every Storm Breaks” by L.E. Fitzpatrick

(I don't normally post reviews of sequels, but these books are REALLY good, you guys.  To see my earlier review for Book 1 in this series, go here:  The Running Game) I love sequels that don’t feel the need to recap every little thing from the first book before moving on with the story. While... Continue Reading →

Review of “The Running Game” by L.E. Fitzpatrick

Some dystopian books show futures that aren't relatable or believable at all.  This book's portrayal of the future immediately made me go, "Oh, yep, that could happen... Are we on our way there now?" I quickly became a fan of Fitzpatrick's writing as much as I became a fan of this world and these characters.  It's... Continue Reading →

Review of “The Amber Project” By J.N. Chaney

I love dystopian sci-fi novels packed with world-building and detail, and this book is a great example of such. It’s a little bit “Divergent,” a bit “Ender’s Game,” but there’s a lot here that is completely original. The writing is wonderful. The dialogue is sharp and sounds good in your ear. The descriptions pop images... Continue Reading →


Well'p, I finished reading the original version of The Kota today.  This was really cool to do after a decade or so of not looking at it.  It was so fun, in fact, that I'm going to dig around for the original versions of the rest of the series, which I wrote in high school.... Continue Reading →


Here is part 2 of me reading the original version of The Kota that I found from childhood. More surprises!  I completely forgot about the green blob alien, Counterstrike's original identity, and that Silver Eye used to be a rebel. It's so trippy seeing how much this story has changed...  


Earlier this week,  I dug through a box of old keepsakes and found the first ever version of The Kota.  I hadn't even skimmed it for a decade.  So,  I thought it would be fun to read some of it on video.  Boy, were there some surprises in there! Trok was once our cousin? The... Continue Reading →

Podcast Interview on The Kota, Writing, and More

What do you get when you put 2 musicians, a writer, a recording device, and a few beers together? The best bar conversation you're ever going to eavesdrop. Many thanks to Justin Stover of Blue Collar Songwriting for the rare opportunity to be interviewed alongside my brother, Christian Somerville, who co-created The Kota Series worlds... Continue Reading →

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: