POW! Checkmate Ever After Is Here!

 Hello, Internet! The wait is over! Checkmate Ever After is here and ready for your public consumption! Today, I’m hanging out at Joyfully Jay with a little release day fun! I answer the burning question that all authors and readers wonder “Who am I?” Join me as I own up to being a quirky writer. Also…

The Super Comedy of Checkmate Ever After!

  Hello, Internet! We’ve got quite a few stops on the Checkmate Ever After Blog tour! Today, I’m at The Novel Approach for Genre Talk where I discuss my complicated relationship with LGBT representation in comic books. Over at Anne Barwell’s place, I was discussing of all character types, why superheroes? And at Aidee Ladnier’s…

Superheroic Sidekicks at Sinfully Book Reviews!

  Hello, Internet! The Checkmate Ever After Blog Tour continues today at Sinfully Book Reviews! Today, Garth takes the wheel as he shares a day in his superheroic life playing sidekick Memphis-Goddamn-Rook. He goes toe to toe with some very familiar faces, and it’s not a bird, or a plane. If you know what I mean….

Checkmate Ever After Blog Tour Kicks Off!

  Hello, Internet! Turkey Day is over and I had an awesome vaycay with my lady fair. Which I…promptly flat fell over with Death Cold 2015. Blergh! But the Checkmate Ever After Blog Tour kicked off on December 1st! In case you missed it I was over at Charlie Cochet’s Purple Rose Tea House talking…

Get Pawn Takes Rook In French!

Hello, Internet! It is my great pleasure to announce you may now pick up Pawn Takes Rook (or Quand le Pion prend la Tour) in French from Reines-Beaux Press! The entire series has been contracted for translation, so I’m excited to see where this goes! Right now #LexBeLike… Regrettably, I do not speak a lick…

What’s Up With This Week!

You say to me, “Lex! Where the frig is the Flash Fiction Friday piece this week?” And I say, “This week’s guests found themselves indisposed. But tune in for next week!” But! There’s been some awesome going down in Land of the Lex. First, the third Thursday of every month I have a regular column…

Wanna Name The Pawn Takes Rook Fandom?

Heroes! Name The Pawn Takes Rook Fandom! Live In Infamy! Pawn Takes Rook: Checkmate Ever After is coming this December from DSP Publications. A paperback anthology collecting the first three Checkmate stories plus an all new fourth story, and a bonus short. On top of that, new material added to the first three books and a cover…

The Evil I in Insecurity

Hello Internet! Today, on a Very Special Lex Chase.com, we’re taking a topic that everyone faces by the horns. You know what I mean. That word that sneaks up on us in the moment of our biggest victories. That evil I-word that steals our greatness and sends us ducking for cover. Today, let’s talk about…

Checkmate: Spinning On Its Axis

ETA: Due to a multi-million dollar lawsuit, Grooveshark has shut down two days after this post. Well. Talk about timing and a major bummer. 😐 Did you know April 28th was National Superhero Day? And over at Krispy Kreme Donuts you could have gotten a free dozen of tasty sugary, buttery, calorie bombs. (But they…

Happy New Year! Looking Back On 2014!

It’s 2015! Where Are The Flying Cars! Where are the flying cars? I was promised flying cars! Hello Internet, it’s that time for the obligatory recap of last year and plans for the new year. Hey! Everyone else is doing it. My year started off a little slow, and then barreled like a freight train into…

Lex Joins DSP Publications! What!

Let’s Dance! Now that the dust has cleared, I’m pleased to announce I’ve been accepted into the Dreamspinner Press imprint DSP Publications! And I’ve been dancing about it for the last three days and annoying the crap out of my mother. What does this mean? Well, quite a few things! What is DSP Publications? DSP…

Pawn Takes Rook: One Year Later

It’s been one year since Memphis Rook burst onto the scene and saved Hogarth Dawson from a mugging. That itty bitty novella, called Pawn Takes Rook, introduced readers to the world of Axis City, its superheroic inhabitants, and a crapton of pop-culture references. To say it changed my life would actually be a lie. To…