Gentle readers, I've been a lousy correspondent this month, but I assure you my excuses are unassailable. First off, my Laddie and I recently bought our first house! I never considered myself the rooted type, but it's a smart medium-term solution for us. As a result, I've spent the last few weeks schlepping boxes (at least I … Continue reading “Syzygy Pt 3” Now Available for Amazon Kindle!
My new book has launched! Transient Phenomena, part one of seven in the Syzygy novella series, is now available on Amazon. Appropriately, it's not the only thing blasting off today. At 10:05 EST, NASA will test a powerful new rocket called the Space Launch System (SLS) intended to propel astronauts to Mars. It's an eerie confluence: … Continue reading Book (and rocket) Launch! “Transient Phenomena” now available
I love NASA's (presumably) faux recruitment posters for colonizing Mars! They reminded me of a scene in Syzygy Part I: Ash battled claustrophobia all the way to the Educational Centre, where screens hid the grey walls beneath bright animated posters about astronomy, genetics, and habitat safety. Ash watched an cartoon rocket hop across three globes: blue, … Continue reading Release Date and ARCs for SYZYGY Pt I
I chose independent publishing primarily for the complete creative freedom it afforded me. So hold tight—we’re about to have an adventure! Instead of the standard novel trilogy I’d originally planned, I’ve decided to release my new story as serial novellas. The project formerly known as The Darksider has evolved into The Syzygy Cycle, a gritty sci-fi saga … Continue reading Project Update: My New Sci-Fi Now Serial Novellas
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 Author Interview on Reading7Mandy Book Blog