News and Events

  • 4-17-2014 -- Oculus is being featured on the Indie Writers Monthly blog. I'm excited to see what they say about my book!
  • 4-2-2014 -- I finished Black Dragon Rising and have begun formatting it for publication under the name Assassin of the Silver Rose with Planet 99 ebooks. It should be available later this month. It's exciting to finish a series. This is a first for me!
  • 1-8-2014 -- Blog is moving to a Monday, Wednesday, Friday schedule. Thanks for reading.
  • 12-1-2013 -- "The Insanity of Zero" short story became a best seller on Amazon, with a brief stint in the top 10 of Anthologies and Short Stories.
  • 11-27-2013 -- I was knighted by the King of Science Fiction, David Powers King (see what I did there). Yes, I am a Knight of the Cosmic Table. You can read about it HERE. Plus it comes with this ultra cool graphic/badge designed by the talented team that has led DPK to greatness.
  • 11-8-2013 -- The Nightshade's Apprentice is on sale for .99 on all Amazon sites.
  • 9-27-2013 -- I appeared on Yolanda Renee's blog, Defending the Pen. She called me "Iron Man". That in itself is worth a visit because Iron Man is teh awesome!
  • 7-4-2013 -- This week The Nightshade's Apprentice briefly became a top 100 best seller in multiple categories on Amazon UK. Thank you for the support!
  • 6-30-2013 -- I finished the drawing of Talen and posted it on My Artwork. Please go and take a look and let me know what you think.
  • 6-25-2013 -- The Nightshade's Apprentice will be a FREE download Wednesday June 26th until midnight. I hope you guys will download it to your Kindle :).
  • 6-5-2013 -- I published The Nightshade's Apprentice on Amazon KDP. The Nightshade's Apprentice is an adult dark fantasy romance for mature audiences: 17+. Read an excerpt located HERE. It is on sale for $2.99 as an ebook for Amazon Kindle. Click HERE to go there right now. And below is a look at the cover art:
  • 3-22-2013 -- I have been asked by author Jessica Bell to be one of many authors submitting stories to a non-profit anthology called "Indiestructible: Inspiring Stories from the Publishing Jungle", which consists of indie authors' inspiring/motivational personal essays about their indie publishing journey (both small press and self-pub). All proceeds will be donated to a charity that focuses on literacy for youth. This book will be available to purchase in September.
  • 2-19-2013 -- I will be at Mistress Snark's Tuesday Tea at Laura Eno's Blog located HERE.
  • 1-8-2013 -- Michael Offutt will be attending the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
  • 12-18-2012 -- Author Michael Pierce reviewed Oculus and gave it four stars. Read what he has to say at this LINK.
  • 12-18-2012 -- Read the official PRESS RELEASE for Oculus on Briefing Wire.
  • 12-17-2012 -- Oculus received another outstanding review from John Hopkin's alumnus and writer, Callie Leuck. Read it HERE.
  • 12-17-2012 -- Oculus book tour begins. Free print and ebook editions as well as custom book marks are up for grabs to lucky commenters. Check the official schedule on the Oculus Book Tour tab. 
  • 12-13-2012 -- Oculus got a 5-star review from Grumpy Bulldog Book Reviews. Read it HERE.
  • 12-5-2012 -- Oculus received a great review from Shelly's LGBT Book Review Blog. Read the review located HERE.
  • 11-26-2012 -- Slipstream now has 16 Five Star Reviews and 22 four star reviews.
  • 11-9-2012 -- Oculus, book 2 of A Crisis of Two Worlds is published. Buy your copy today :).
  • 10-31-2012 -- Michael Offutt is a guest at Spacedock 19 with M. Pax at Wistful Nebula talking about Japanese Kaiju just in time for Halloween. If you don't know what kaiju are, think of godzilla and mothra and you've got it down. We will no doubt discuss Pacific Rim, the new sci-fi movie coming out next year from the brilliant director, Guillermo del Toro.
  • 10-17-2012 -- Michael Offutt receives an outstanding review by author Jay Noel for his book "Slipstream." Read it HERE.
  • 10-8-2012 -- Michael Offutt is guest blogging at the online home of writer Donna Hole. He speaks about his publishing journey. Read about it HERE.
  • 9-6-2012 -- Michael Offutt signs the contract for book 2 of A Crisis of Two Worlds with Double Dragon Publishing for both ebook and paperback distribution. The new book is entitled Oculus and is expected to be made available to read sometime in the spring of 2013.
  • 8-27-2012 -- Michael Offutt is interviewed by paranormal YA author and blogger Brinda Berry. You can find her blog here.
  • 6-22-2012 -- Michael Offutt is interviewed by paranormal YA author Michael Pierce at his blog HERE.

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