By the close of this week I will have finished the edits on Tapped. I started this book two years ago for Camp NaNoWriMo and sent its second draft to a wonderful editor by the name of Gabriel Fitzpatrick. (Authors, if you ever see him advertising to do some work, take him up on it. … Continue reading Nearing “The End”
Devon Barlow is a headstrong young man nearing his twenty-first birthday. He's highly intelligent, very physically active (he goes spelunking on Pluto, how cool is that?) and he has a strong suspicion that his parents might just be pirates. Save for brief forays on Mars or Earth during the holiday seasons, Devon has lived the … Continue reading How to Write a Dude
The beast roared again. It knew Relo was there. It had known the moment he’d walked into the cave, its heightened sense of taste and smell had alerted the beast to this trespass. But Relo had anticipated this. In thirty-four years as a Tapped Acolyte he’d hunted every species Nellis had to offer. He knew … Continue reading Attack of the Secondary Character – Round Robin Discussion
Witch-Born fans can rejoice today! (That's right, I said "rejoice" because we really don't use that word often enough these days.) The sequel and (likely) final chapter of the steampunk-magic-imbued saga has been released through Double Dragon Publishing. Yes, yes, I know ... "But you just had your first science fiction (Deviation) released last week!"Quiet, mongrels! … Continue reading Dead Magic Release!
Deviation, my newly released science fiction, lands smack dab on Mars. In spite of the massive amounts of research I had a lot of fun on Mars. Actually, scratch that. Because of the massive amounts of research I had to do, I had a lot of fun on Mars. Astronomy fascinates me. I think stars … Continue reading Terraforming Mars
If I had spaceship shaped confetti I would totally be throwing it everywhere right now! My first ever science fiction, Deviation, has been released by Double Dragon Publishing. For right now I only have the publisher's purchase link but as soon as it becomes available on Amazon and Barnes&Noble I'll be certain to shove those … Continue reading Deviation Release!
I promised I'd post my favorite scene from the upcoming novel Dead Magic so ... here we go. Once again, I'm not one of those people who likes spoilers ... Unless I get invested in a character, then I have to know if they survive the book/story. No, really, I flip to the end of … Continue reading Favorite Scenes — Dead Magic Edition
Someone asked me what my favorite part of Sedition was the other day and I sort of stood there, struggling for an answer. I finally said that Trenna was my favorite part of the book, but she shook her head and asked for a specific scene and then proceeded to tell me hers. Which, let's … Continue reading Favorite Scenes — Deviation Edition
So there I was trying to write a straight romance novel for National Novel Writing Month in 2008, bored to tears because ... well, I guess I'm just not made to write romance novels ... when my friend suggested I make the story "steampunk." I had no idea what "steampunk" was at the time, but … Continue reading Steampunk Flavor
That's right ... I have TWO books coming out next month. I'm not even sure what order they'll be in. I do know I wrote Deviation first, which probably means Dead Magic will come out first ... just cause that's how things go most of the time. Dead Magic is the sequel to Witch-Born. That's … Continue reading About Dead Magic