Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018

It's been a banner year for me already, and it couldn't happen at a better time, given I'm still hunting for a full time job. So far, I've had three acceptances, signed two contracts, and I've just learned I'm a finalist in the Clarkesworld Readers' Poll for favourite story of 2018 for my short, The … Continue reading Clarkesworld Readers’ Poll 2018

SciFi From Around The World

There's a cool article in the Guardian today for anyone looking for links so they can start reading scifi that isn't default American/English. Scifi from all corners of the globe has always been around, but recently some of those works have been hitting the mainstream, culminating in this year's Hugo Awards, where the Chinese novel, The Three-Body … Continue reading SciFi From Around The World

Excerpt: The Nightward – A Battle Approaches

I'm a bit busy today, so I thought I'd post a tiny excerpt from The Nightward wherein the Lady Gretchen and her Amazores prepare to do battle with an ancient weapon called the Dark. The Amazores waited in the cold.  Even the walls above were empty of their presence.  Behind Lady Gretchen, the sounds of … Continue reading Excerpt: The Nightward – A Battle Approaches

Happy New Year! Time to Start Writing Now.

Yep. We had a great time eating the food and drinking the drink. Marathon watching TV shows on Netflix and going to the cinema to cheer for the final chapter of The Hobbit. So we are all refreshed now and should be ready for what comes next. A year of great storytelling. We will be … Continue reading Happy New Year! Time to Start Writing Now.

Kameron Hurley Gets Real With Writers

I read this piece today at Chuck Wendig's blog. It said what I believe about the writing business, but in a much more elegant way. There is, for example, a reason I called it a business. But when award-winning writer Kameron Hurley says it, it sounds so much better. Must be that whole 'award-winning writer' … Continue reading Kameron Hurley Gets Real With Writers

The Best Thing I Ever Ate

Lawrence M. Schoen--who needs to teach me the Klingon language some day--graciously invited me to partake of his unusual feature, 'Eating Authors', in which various authors recall their most memorable meal. Find out what was my favourite meal ever and why. Just click here. And if you came here because you found me through Dr. … Continue reading The Best Thing I Ever Ate

What Everyone Who Loves Books Needs to Know

This is your writer speaking. And what indie writer Ninie Hammon has to say is what EVERY writer--famous our not--would love to say if they weren't worried about coming off as pushy, demanding, ungrateful or off-putting. In today's world, your open and vocal support has become something we cannot do without. Once upon a time, … Continue reading What Everyone Who Loves Books Needs to Know

A Public Service Announcement for Luc Besson

Dear Mr. Besson, I've been a fan since I first saw 'Fifth Element'. A huge fan. And as such, I think it's important that I share something with you. You know that tag line you've been endlessly selling your new film 'Lucy' with? The one about her being the first human to use more than … Continue reading A Public Service Announcement for Luc Besson

A Chance to Win A Free Copy of LEX TALIONIS!

I have a new interview up at the GetLostInAStory blog. This is great news for you because anyone who comments on the blog gets a chance to win a free copy of LEX TALIONIS! So head on over for a quick read and a chance at free stuff. Feel free to tell all your friends … Continue reading A Chance to Win A Free Copy of LEX TALIONIS!