Releasing my book trailer for the final installment of the Wyrd West Chronicles for the first year! This turned out to be a long one: unedited, it’s 45,000 words! Wyrd West publication will resume in 2019. This year, I’ll still be producing the print collection, and I’ll still be putting out the audiobook (or perhaps books; we’ll have to see what works best.) In the meantime, The Widow’s Gambit is available for pre-order NOW at this link, and it will be release February 2 (Imbolc)!
Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the Military Spec Fic Reading Challenge, the Second Best Reading Challenge, the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge, the Hard Core Sci-Fi Reading Challenge, and the Space Opera Reading Challenge. This book was nominated for the Locus Award. My opening […]Read more "Book Review: Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold"
By Kristine Katherine Rusch Burnout. I’ve been hearing that word a lot in the writer community. It took a while for the word to penetrate. I’ve had my own things to deal with this year, and I really haven’t been looking outward as much as I usually do. But a friend who traveled to a […]Read more "Burnout and the Indie Writer"
Happy New Year everyone! I figured this was a good time to lay out my writing plans for the year for the benefit of friends & fans. To start with, some bad news: I have decided that for 2018, I will not be producing new installments in the Wyrd West Chronicles. My reasons for this […]Read more "My Writing Plans for 2018"
This year I fell down on the job in completing my Goodreads reading challenge. I started with an optimistic attempt to read 75 books. I started strong, but a brutal self-imposed writing schedule kept me hopping, and I realized in about August that I was nowhere near where I wanted to be for reading challenges. […]Read more "My Year in Reading 2017"
By Susan Defreitas The Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz, highfalutin’ literary author though he may be, has famously mourned the fact that there will be no more Octavia Butler books. The iconic Black author, who won both a PEN Lifetime Achievement Award and a MacArthur “Genius” grant—not to mention the Hugo, the Nebula, and the Locus—died in 2006, leaving […]Read more "Octavia’s Daughters: Meet the New Queens of Spec Fic"
Just a gentle reminder that the next installment in the Wyrd West Chronicles, The Reaping, is coming out tomorrow. You might be interested to know this one is not a novelette, but a full-length novella! Today is your last chance to pre-order and your last chance to take advantage of my Wyrd West sale! You […]Read more "New Release in the Wyrd West Chronicles!"