BEAT on June 18 and a CONTEST

Hey everyone. Much silence of late here, since I’ve been focusing on: Starting a new job in Seattle with Amazon Moving the family from Utah to Seattle (sell the house, buy a house, blah, blah, blah) Starting work on a new Old West Urban Fantasy novel, currently...

Three Takeaways from 2014

If you follow me here or on social media, or if you are one of my dear family and friends, you know that 2014 was quite a year for the me and my family. From a lost pregnancy to cancer, from a successful and productive career to a lost job, and from losing my last...

Fact and Fiction in BEYOND THE CABIN

In the Important Notes section at the back of Beyond the Cabin, I point out that while this book is inspired by true events that happened to me, the novel is still a work of fiction. I stopped short of listing the events in Beyond the Cabin that are true and not true....

What is THE CABIN about?

Here is a rough ‘back cover blurb’ of The Cabin.  Josh has to get away. Born and raised with ten other kids in the Fundamental Faith in God, a communal cult that splintered off from Scientology, he feels his life and soul being crushed under a tyrannical...

The Cabin Progress Update

I’ll make this quick. The Cabin is done. Or, at least as done as I feel I can get it without professional feedback from an agent who asked to see the entire manuscript. My beta readers for the most part got back to me. All of them had a lot of good to say and...

Jared Garrett

Author of the Beat Series