Recently, fellow authors asked me for details about the 20-month campaign for my vampire novel Fiona’s Guardians. They saw me reading while masked at author events, they saw photos of my book in the hands of various booksellers, and there was something about a theater company adapting my novel. …

Before the ink was dry on the US Constitution, someone asked Ben Franklin what he and the other founders created. “A republic, if you can keep it” is his reputed reply.

235 years later I have good news, but it comes with an asterisk. The Constitution continues to protect your…

Let Us Now Praise Book Bloggers

You’ve seen their reviews on Twitter and Instagram. Their websites have wallpaper befitting their preferred genres — unicorns for YA fantasy, Celtic crosses for gothic fiction. Many have quirky, “bloggy” features like Short Story Mondays or First Line Fridays, while others do cover reveals…

Dan Klefstad

Dan Klefstad is a longtime radio host and newscaster at NPR station WNIJ. His latest novel, Fiona’s Guardians, is about humans who work for a vampire.

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