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Philip K. Dick Award Nominees – Meet this year’s nominees!

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Feb,2016

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The Philip K. Dick Award is presented annually with the support of the Philip K. Dick Trust for distinguished science fiction published in paperback original form in the United States.  The award is sponsored by the Philadelphia Science Fiction Society…

Nebula Nominations Open

16
Nov,2015

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Nominations are now open for the 2015 Nebula Awards.

Wichita Eagle Review of Archangel

2
Nov,2015

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You know it’s every new writer’s dream to get reviewed in their hometown paper.  I have the hard copy, somewhere, but now I’ve found it online. ‘Archangel’ explores new home for Earthlings

Another Patreon Reward

25
Oct,2015

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“…I should probably pause and point out that my mother was eminently qualified to critique my writing at that time. A talented poet in her day, she had taught both English and history, and would eventually go for her PhD…

Archangel Review Featured at Locus Online

24
Oct,2015

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To my amazement, Ysabeau Wilce’s very kind review of Archangel is featured at the latest iteration of Locus Online.  A huge thanks to Mark R. Kelly! Here’s an excerpt: Archangel contains all the requisite trappings of SF: space travel, an alien planet,…

You Know You Want Some Patreon

12
Oct,2015

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Here’s an excerpt from the 0.5 draft of Legion–I had wanted to write it from a PoV other than Vashti’s.  Editorial decision changed that (and ofr the best, I think) but boy, I sure would like to write a story…

New Patreon Reward!

11
Oct,2015

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I’ve set up a new Patreon reward! Wanna be in a science fiction opus? I can make that happen for you! At $20, I’ll be happy to put your name in either Legion or Ikon.  Not in the acknowledgements, but…

Patreon Tease

9
Oct,2015

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Yes, You Can Network Good evening, and welcome to the first Patreon blog entry about Life as a Writer! We’re kicking off with something I think gets overlooked in the stereotypical image of authorship: the lonely wordsmith scribbling/typing away in…

Patreon, My Patreon!

1
Oct,2015

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After much deliberation and nailbiting I decided to crowdsource a thing.  Specifically, me quitting my job and writing fulltime.  I have over 12 books to write, and at this rate, working fulltime with the attendant duties of a daughter, wife,…

Fiction + Life

1
Oct,2015

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One of the points I bring up in Archangel is the concern the initial colonists–First and Second Wave scientists–have regarding contamination.  Contamination not so much of the people investigating Ubastis, but of Ubastis itself. My thinking was that human beings…