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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Ravages of Honor is “…THAT book, the one that we’re driven to write because it’s the story we wanted to read and no one was writing it so we have to write it ourselves.”
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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.
Three years later, Passengers is still a better sci-fi movie than anything else being hyped today.
With one act of defiance, Syteria holds the fate of two empires in her hands, but she does not know it.
A stranger in a strange land, she must survive, adapt, thrive.
Only then can she free herself. Only then can her sacrifice and rebellion bear fruit.
An epic story about the price of honor, power, and freedom.
Opening snippet for Ravages of Honor: Conquest by Monalisa Foster. Coming Fall 2019.