My ‘Wild Card’ Mixtape

I’ve written before about the role that music plays in my creative process, and specifically the hand it had in writing the first Vanguard Prime book. Now that the second book in the series, Wild Card, has been on the shelves for a few months, I thought it’d be safe to write about the musicContinue reading “My ‘Wild Card’ Mixtape”

Notes from a Wayward Writer

Hello. You may have noticed an awful lot of tumbleweeds rolling through this place lately. That is, if you’ve been back to check in at all, given how long it’s been between updates. The reason for that is that I’ve been away. Really away. In fact, for all of May my wife and I wereContinue reading “Notes from a Wayward Writer”

A Whirlwind Tour of Stevenlochran.com

This Sunday morning, I’ll be making my second appearance on Kids’ WB. As much fun as I had the first time around, this time was even better… Last time I was on (which you can read about here and here), this site saw a huge spike in traffic. So in advance of that, I thoughtContinue reading “A Whirlwind Tour of Stevenlochran.com”

“Vanguard Prime: Wild Card” Cover Revealed

For those of you who missed it, the cover for Vanguard Prime: Wild Card (aka Vanguard Prime Book 2) was revealed at Inside a Dog, including a behind-the-scenes peek at what goes into producing the artwork for a book jacket. Unfortunately, I couldn’t get Inside a Dog’s blog system to link to a high-res versionContinue reading ““Vanguard Prime: Wild Card” Cover Revealed”

Shark Bait

Readers of Vanguard Prime: Goldrush and anyone interested in the manuscript submission process may want to check out my latest Inside a Dog blog post where I go through the cover letter and the plot synopsis that was included in my submission to Penguin. If I’d known about Query Shark at the time, I wouldContinue reading “Shark Bait”