Category Archives: The Writer’s Life

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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The Franklin Deception (The Dashkova Memoirs #4)

TweetBook four in The Dashkova Memoirs is LIVE! When Thomas Jefferson’s longtime companion is murdered with dark magic, Katerina Dashkova and Ben Franklin must find the killer before the war-hungry Federalists learn the truth and use it to maneuver America … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Magic (The Dashkova Memoirs #1)

TweetRelease day!  Not only a new release, but the start of a whole new series!  I’ve been working towards this day for a couple of years now, so I’m very excited for this launch. The Dashkova Memoirs is a new … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal – The Dashkova Memoirs (Books 1 – 5)

TweetThis moment has been in the making for about three years now when I first had the idea for a steampunk mystery series based around Benjamin Franklin.  I spent two years on research while I finished up the Alexandrian Saga. … Continue reading

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New Release – Women of the Apocalypse Bundle

TweetI have a confession.  I used to daydream about the apocalypse when I was growing up.  Nothing passed the time in class like deciding what my weapon of choice would be against a horde of slavering zombies.  Or figuring out … Continue reading

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