The Grim and The Bright

(Thanks for rescuing me. They were threatening to make me write romance novels as a form of punishment until I showed them one of my pen names and the Harlequin-esque novel. They hurriedly gave in to your demands and now I'm free.) Part of the issue today with aspects of science fiction is that some... Continue Reading →

The Weather Abides

I was working on my next┬áKin Wars Saga novel and got to thinking: we use the weather to set the mood, sure, but why? Everybody knows that if you have a funeral it's supposed to rain, and a happy ending is a bright sunny day. Depressive days are flat, dull, grey and cold, while snowy... Continue Reading →

Stir the Pot

I don't like to stir the pot. Primarily because I've discovered that the best slow cooker involves a pressure cooker and only 20 minutes! But today I'm definitely stirring the pot with a big ol' wooden spoon (we ran out of wooden assterisks, sorry) because Worldcon just went and jumped the shark. If you're a... Continue Reading →

Small Press Co-Authoring Madness

Since we're here, let me regale you with tales of old... As many of the established readers of this site know, I'm still fairly new to the business. This coming November I'll be celebrating 7 years since my first novel was published. Part of my highly exaggerated "charm" is that I have no clue as... Continue Reading →

All hail the Dragon!

Thanks to Amanda for getting this post online for me. I had thought that, with the passing of the Hugo Awards, that the sh*tstorm would have dissipated as my fellow fans flock to the Peachtree State to revel in the glorious chaos and beauty of Dragoncon but alas, I was sorely mistake. Twitter, Facebook, even... Continue Reading →

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