I’m excited to bring you this guest trilogy from the first two independent reviewers to read Blue Karma! Book bloggers Emma (from emdoesbookreviews) and Mallory (from The Leaning Tower of Tomes) kindly agreed to write a collaborative post discussing their thoughts on the book. Rather than abridge their conversation, I’m going to deliver it in installments: Part … Continue reading Reader Reactions: Book bloggers discuss Blue Karma, Pt 1
Sarah K. (@sarahplusbook) at the GirlPlusBook blog continues to make my day. She just tweeted this fantastic emoji version of Blue Karma (author-certified spoiler free): Never thought I'd see one of my books turned into a fan-made graphic novel! I especially love the first line--it captures the prologue with such perfect, hilarious accuracy. Have you read Blue Karma? What's your … Continue reading Blue Karma in emojis
I recently sent a promo copy of Blue Karma to the delightfully articulate Emma, avid reader behind the emdoesbookreviews blog. She posted her review today. I'm not ashamed to admit, I'm thrilled: not only did she enjoy the book, she provided some of the most comprehensive feedback I've gotten since completing the manuscript, which is tremendously … Continue reading Review of “Blue Karma” on emdoesbookreviews
This post is part two of a seven-part series discussing my experience writing climate fiction in my novel, Blue Karma. Challenge #1: Packaging Prophecy Sometimes I think “science fiction writer” is a euphemism for “hack prophet”. We see the future in our mind's eye and set down the vision before it comes to pass. But a setting … Continue reading Environmental Hazards: Five Challenges of Writing Climate Fiction (Part 2)
I'm excited to join the bibliophile community on GoodReads! (It's a big step in overcoming my so-1990s phobia of social media and web forums.) To celebrate, I'm asking other GoodReads members, bloggers, and bookworms to review Blue Karma in exchange for a gift copy from me. No, it's not a bribe: I want you to be honest in … Continue reading Calling all book reviewers!