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Science Matters: Great Deal on Adventure Science Fiction!

The Silver Ship and the Sea has been included on a storybundle.  That means you can get it — the new 10th anniversary version – and a lot of other great fiction from writers like Jody Lynn Nye, Robert Sawyer, Kevin J, Anderson, and more.  Pay as little as $15.00 for 13 ebooks.  Some portion […]

10th Anniversary Silver Ship and the Sea Cover

I’m pleased to share the beautiful cover that Wordfire Press designed for the 10th anniversary edition of The Silver Ship and the Sea: I love the simplicity of the cover, and wanted to share it.  Thanks to Janet McDonald for a great cover design. If you want  copy, the best deal for this new version […]

Stories of Fremont’s Children

My first solo novel, The Silver Ship and the Sea, is getting a fabulous tenth anniversary edition from Wordfire Press, available this month.  This is a favorite tale of mine, with beloved characters I got to spend many long hours with.  It was my first award-winning novel. The basic story is that six genetically altered […]

My Stonecoast MFA

I recently completed a Masters in Fine Arts at Stonecoast.  A number of people asked me why, and others have whether or not it was worth it. So here’s my write-up, which might help mid-career authors who are considering an MFA.  First – a brief description. Stonecoast is a low-residency MFA through the University of […]

Wilders release week recap!

Wow – what fun.  That was a wild first week for Wilders. Pun intended. Thought this list of all the events and interviews and the like might be worth putting together for folks since there are still ways to read parts of Wilders up on the web, a few giveaways, and lots of interviews.  So […]

Wilders Pre-Release Book Giveaway!

I’m giving away at least two copies of Wilders (or POST) on June 9th. If you’re a subscriber to my newsletter, you’re already entered in the contest. If you are not, there are a variety of ways to get entered (or increase your chances to win.) Below in the contest rules are the ways you can earn […]

Enter to Win a Free Book! Join my mailing list…

The holidays are coming and we are giving away books! Want to know how to win? The official rules are listed below, but read on for the highlights. We are giving away one copy of one of the following books, POST, Edge of Dark, Spear of Light, or Cracking the Sky to TWO lucky winners. […]

Orycon: Edge is Awarded, POST is talked about….

This is my brief Orycon report. Orycon is held once each year in November, in Portland, Oregon. I always enjoy this convention, and this year was no different.  I had many great conversations with friends. Most, of course, were about politics. So I’ll let you imagine those for now, since we’re all talking politics this month.  There […]

Orycon Schedule

I’ll be at Orycon 38 in Portland, Oregon from November 18th and 19th. Here’s my schedule: Friday from 5:00 – 6:00 Minor Characters (Moderator)  Friday from 6:30 – 7:00 Endeavour Awards (Edge of Dark is a finalist!) Saturday from 10:00 – 11:00 Hybrid Vigor: Choosing both traditional and self-publishing Saturday from 12:00 – 1:00 Science Fiction […]

Post #8: The Last Hurrah!

This is the seventh post in my POST series of postings.  🙂 We’re funded, but not yet finished. We’re at $3,967 out of $3,500 and there are 45 hours to go.  This, of course, is great news.  It means POST will be read — we have 143 backers (collectively – for the two books – […]