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New Release – The Veiled Diplomat

Tweet Even a master assassin can be foiled. Divination—the magic of seeing the future—provides peace in the realms, because no one can launch a war or assassination without being discovered. But when a strange building appears in the city of sorcery, everyone believes it’s benign—everyone except Zayn and his teammates. To save the Hundred Halls, […]

Archon Schedule (Oct 12-14th)

TweetIf you’re going to be in the St. Louis area, I’ll be at Archon in a couple of weeks.  Archon is the Midwest’s Premier Science Fiction and Fantasy Event.  Last year was my first year, but I had such a great time that I immediately signed up to come back.  I’ll be on a number […]

Coming Soon – The Reluctant Assassin

TweetI know fans have been waiting a long time for the next Hundred Halls series, but the wait will be over soon because the next book will be out in 38 more days on September 18th.  The first book in the next series is called The Reluctant Assassin.  It follows Zayn Carter, who some of […]

New Release — City of Sorcery (The Hundred Halls #5)

TweetThe end of schooling can be both a blessing and a curse.  Of course, you want to finish, but when you do, you’re left feeling like you’re losing something important.  I know when I finished college had to move into the real world that I didn’t want to go. The last book in The Hundred […]

Looking Back (2017) / Looking Forward (2018)

TweetWhew.  We made it.  I know it’s been a bit of a trash fire year, but there have been good moments.  I hope Aurie and Pi have been a part of that.  Here’s a list of some of the things that have happened, both publishing and other, and what will happen in the next year. […]

StoryBundle – Light in the Dark YA Bundle

TweetOver my career, I’ve written in many genres but Young Adult is my favorite.  It’s also my favorite to read going all the way back to The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton.  Some of my favorites are The Uglies Trilogy and the Hunger Games.  So I was excited to be invited to a YA themed bundle. […]

Awards Eligibility Post

TweetAhhh…Winter.  When the air tries to freeze your face off and writers must contort their way through the dance of offering up their fiction for award consideration without seeming too needy.  Like a grass-stuffed lemming, I must follow the herd off the cliff of expectations. The stories and novels published in 2016 that I would […]

Indie Publishing: 2,119 Days and Counting…

TweetDecember 19th, 2010. That was when I published my first book, The Digital Sea.  I’d shopped the novel around to agents and editors, receiving lovely rejections along the way, before deciding to jump into the indie pub revolution with both feet.  There were a lot of reasons for my conversion: control over the end result, […]

WorldCon Schedule

TweetFrom August 17th to 21st, I will be attending the MidAmeriCon II in Kansas City.  I’ll be on the following panel on Thursday, if you’d like to join me for a good discussion. Utopia, Dystopia, and the Default? — Thursday 2-3pm (2502A) Certain kinds of imagined futures currently dominate the SF field.. For example, we […]