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Irish Legends, Folklore, and Ireland’s Dracula

Irish folklore obviously has had a strong influence on the Junkyard Druid series. And while Irish mythology is an incredibly rich source of ideas and material for a series of urban fantasy novels, the fact that most non-Irish readers are unfamiliar with the characters and legends can be problematic. For example, many readers don’t realize that “McCool” is…

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Explicit Sex, F-Bombs, and Urban Fantasy

A reader recently asked my opinion about why Junkyard Druid has been so much more successful than my previous novels. I decided to share my response here on my blog, because my it addresses a few issues regarding genre and content that seem to come up a lot among critics of the Junkyard Druid books. Honestly, I could…

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Yup, I’m Still Writing Colin McCool Book Two…

Hey folks, just wanted to post a quick update. Despite rumors of my demise (“Damn you 2016!”) I am still very much alive and working on the second Colin McCool novel. Normally I crank out books at lightning speed, and I can typically write a 70k novel in under a month. However, I’ve slowed down…

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