I’m very excited about my new book, due out at the end of this year. My working title is GLAZED MAN & RAT GIRL 2: PLASTIC HEAD’S SWEET REVENGE. The new story is complete and I’m into the illustrations now. It’s always fun to see new drawings of my characters doing different activities and experiencing new emotions. I may share some of those in the coming months. I’m also having a blast creating new characters for this book. Here is a sneak peak at one of the new characters. I won’t tell you it’s name or how it fits into the … Continue reading New Artwork for Glazed Man 2
Glazed Man & Rat Girl, THE BOOK TRAILER For the last few months of my life, every precious extra moment I’ve had has been devoted to putting together the video above. It’s the official book trailer for Glazed Man & Rat Girl. Please readers, watch it and give me your feedback. I think you’ll find that it’s unlike any other book trailer you’ve seen. Many of you may not know that my day job is as a video producer. When I decided to make a book trailer, I knew I had to do it right or not at all. I’ve seen far … Continue reading Watch Glazed Man Come to Life
Consider giving the young reader in your family a book he or she will absolutely love. My book, Glazed Man & Rat Girl is a chapter book with 100 illustrations. It’s full of humor and non-stop action. The response I’ve gotten over and over from parents is that their child enjoyed Glazed Man & Rat Girl thoroughly, reading it from cover to cover faster than they would normally read a book. Glazed Man & Rat Girl is not only for kids. Adults who like a good satire will also enjoy my book. It is essentially a spoof on all things “superhero”. I had a good time writing … Continue reading A Great Gift For Young Readers
Below are a few pages from my book Glazed Man & Rat Girl: The Origins. This scene is plucked right from the middle of the book, so here are a few details to bring you up to speed. 1. The villain, RoboCreep, is trying to make a getaway by flying upward into the sky. Our heroes are trying to stop him. Neither of them can fly, so they are hanging onto RoboCreep, who is actually a scientist named Caswell Creep wearing a robot suit. 2. Glazed Man and Rat Girl just met for the first time, a few pages earlier. … Continue reading A Scene from Glazed Man & Rat Girl
PLOT SUMMARY … Andrew Ryan is a typical kid who deals with school bullies, missed assignments, a jerk of an older brother, and divorced parents. He dreams of some day rising above it all and fighting alongside his superhero idol, Defender. When Defender is captured and killed by his nemesis, Mangus, his powers are transferred to Andrew. This sets up the ultimate kid-becomes-a real-live-superhero story. There is plenty of jaw smashing action to be had as the kid, Smash, takes on Mangus and other foes. Along the way, our hero struggles to find the right balance between his life as awkward … Continue reading This Book is a SMASH!