Category Archives: The Writer’s Life

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Archon 41 Panel Schedule

TweetIf you’re in the St. Louis area and attending Archon 41 this weekend (Sept 29 – Oct 1), I will be in attendance and sitting on a number of panels.  Please look me up and say hello if you’re going to … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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The Year in Review – 2015

TweetThe first thing I need to do is this: THANK YOU READERS!!! via GIPHY I really can’t say enough how amazing this year was for me and it’s all because of you.  It’s really strange to sit in a room … Continue reading

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