David Weber and I both have stories in Robert E. Hampson’s upcoming The Founder Effect anthology (coming from Baen books in December). We thought it might be fun to share excerpts from our stories with you. You can find the excerpt from David’s story, Kamekura, here. For Norman Borlaug, the man who saved a billionContinue reading “Excerpt from The Cerberus Project”
I originally wrote “Dominion” for the Oregon Writers’ Workshop in 2018. One of the buying editors for that workshop was looking for stories for a romance anthology. But “Dominion” was bought by a different set of editors for an anthology themed around strangers. Sometimes things work out differently than anticipated. “Dominion” was my first proContinue reading “Dominion (A Ravages of Honor novella) released.”
“The bloodsuckers’ bloodsucker,” she said. “I should’ve known.” Excerpt from “Dark Side of the Sun” a short story about armed nanny witches and vampires. Out now in Flights of Fantasy from CKP. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0885SV84W
Trouble in the Wind (Phases of Mars Book 3) is out in audio. I’m really excited to share the opening of my contribution, “The Heretic,” an alt-history of Joan of Arc. “France will be lost by a woman and shall thereafter be restored by a virgin.” — Marie d’Avignon It is a terrible thing toContinue reading “Excerpt from “The Heretic””
Excerpt #1 from the sequel to Ravages of Honor, tentatively called RoH2: Ascension. Release date Dec. 2020.
I’m very excited to share this snippet from my upcoming Ravages of Honor short story which will be released on April 7th as part of Fantastic Hope, an anthology by Laurell K. Hamilton. I am thrilled to be part of this anthology because it brings you thirteen positive, uplifting stories (and don’t we all need those?).
Two days after I binge-watched Star Trek: Picard, the most interesting thing about it is how utterly forgettable it was. Let me start with the disclaimer that my identity does not revolve around any franchise, be it Star Wars, Star Trek, Harry Potter, Marvel, or any other. So if your identity is in any wayContinue reading “Star Trek: Picard … A review”
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Available on Kindle Read this story. It’s not long. I read it in a sitting last night. And frankly, I cannot recommend it highly enough. There is no slap-bang action in this book. No chase scenes. No daring rescues. No climactic battles. It is no spy or resistance…
Two years ago, I attended a professional writing workshop. One of the editors buying short stories for that workshop was putting together an anthology of stories about people’s passions. She wasn’t talking about romantic passions, but about subjects that were emotional, i.e. visceral. So, I asked myself, what am I most passionate about? And why?Continue reading “Pretending to Sleep: A Communism Survivor’s Short Story”
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