RoH3 State of the Manuscript for 12/4/21

Business stuff and a multi-day migraine derailed my word count goal, but I did get something like 150 notes relating to RoH3 into OmniFocus (software I use to organize my tasks). The story at just shy of 4000 words total is no great feat, but it's better than nothing.I also turned in a draft for... Continue Reading →

I wholeheartedly agree (review of The Wheel of Time)

I'm more of a sci-fi girl and my husband is the fantasy reader in the family. I may have read The Wheel of Time at one point (I used to read a book a day, once upon a time before dishes, laundry, and other generally mundane things took over my life). If so, I don't... Continue Reading →

Ravages of Honor pronunciation guide

I'm a logophile. My Spotify playlist is made up of songs in German, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Icelandic, Mongolian, Latin, French, and Italian. One of the reasons I love writing science fiction is that it allows me to make up words and use language in a creative way. I love making up words and... Continue Reading →

A blast from the past

I was working on Ascension, the sequel to Ravages of Honor: Conquest today and went looking for some references related to a plot point. Somehow I found the very first iteration of what was then the opening scene for RoH:C. I'm sharing it with you today because I want you to see what a difference... Continue Reading →

Excerpt from “Good of the Many”

I'm very excited to share with you the opening of my short story, Good of the Many, released today in Worldbreakers, an anthology edited by Tony Daniel and Christopher Rucchio. DedicationGreater love hath no recognition of the brave souls, Peter Wang, Alaina Petty, and Martin Duque. You embraced your duty sooner than you should... Continue Reading →

Catching the Dark

I'm happy to present the release of Catching the Dark: An Alt History Short Story* as a standalone. Operation Barbarossa destroyed most of the Tsarina Tatiana Romanova’s aircraft.  Sixteen-year-old Natalya loves to fly, to soar. And now she gets to. As the youngest member of the Tsarina’s Own Night Bomber regiment. A short story for... Continue Reading →

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