NaNoWriMo 2017 After-Action Report

The graphic says it all: I won my first National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) challenge, hitting the 50,000-word goal on Thanksgiving Day. It's a giddy accomplishment...especially since that wasn't my primary NaNoWriMo goal. Rewards of completion aside, my biggest motivation for participating this year was to explore my writing process and conduct a time-limited experiment … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2017 After-Action Report

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Halloween “treats” for book lovers: my novelette and newsletter

Happy Halloween/Samhain! As we enter the dark winter days (at least here in the Northern hemisphere) what could be a better than a free story for your hibernation entertainment? I just finished a new novelette, Wild Type, that I can't wait to share. This prequel to my Syzygy series stands on its own--you don't need to have … Continue reading Halloween “treats” for book lovers: my novelette and newsletter

Stories in the Stars: My latest book and latest adventure

Syzygy V: Red Shift went live this week! Like every title in my Syzygy hexalogy, this one is an astronomy term that implies various levels of significance for the story. What is red shift in the scientific sense? When an object in space (like a star) moves away from us, its light wavelength stretches out, "shifting" the … Continue reading Stories in the Stars: My latest book and latest adventure