Blue Karma Scores a Hat Trick

My debut novel just went 3-for-3 in independent publishing awards! Blue Karma made finalist in the Shelf Unbound indie book competition. Thousands of authors submitted their novels (so I'm told) so top six is a terrific accomplishment. Sarah (@sarahplusbook), the dystopian editor for Shelf Unbound, reviewed Blue Karma this summer and encouraged me to submit it. Thanks, Sarah: here's further proof that authors... Continue Reading →

The Future in 5,000 Words: Cli-Fi Writing Contest

The next outstanding voice in cli-fi could be yours!  Arizona State University--home of the The Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative--is sponsoring a 2016 Climate Fiction Short Story Contest. The rules in a nutshell: Stories up to 5,000 words envisioning a future impacted by climate change and reflecting current scientific knowledge Submission deadline: January 15, 2016 Judges will include sci-fi... Continue Reading →

Author Interview on Reading7Mandy Book Blog

After she reviewed Blue Karma, Mandy of the reading7mandy book blog asked me to do an author interview for her page. Her questions made me think critically about some of my writing choices and habits: for example, why I chose to write YA fiction. Having to discuss favorite books was agonizing, though--I have so many! All in all... Continue Reading →

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