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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Valeria stormed through the arched hallways leading from the swordhall to the Sovereign’s Suite as though she were some elemental force of nature. Her blonde hair was darkened by sweat. She swept it out of her eyes and tucked it behind her ear. Barefoot, she strode across intricate mosaics, cutting through shadows cast by carved, stone titans. Lightning split the sky, hurling blinding flashes of light at a universe gone wrong. The storm brewing outside was nothing compared to the tides of emotions she was caught in. They sent her crashing against unyielding cliffs and then sucked her back only to smash her anew.
Today is the day! The most awesome collection of alt-history ground warfare stories called Trouble in the Wind is out from Chris Kennedy Publishing. I’m honored to share space with such a great group of writers. Here is an excerpt from my alt-history story about Joan of Arc, the Maid of Orleans, one of theContinue reading “New release: “The Heretic” in Trouble in the Wind”
I had a lot of fun answering Rob Howell’s questions about my Quest, the average flying speed of an unladen paint brush, and my personal Holy Hand Grenade.