Guest post & book giveaway: SPOILS, by Tammar Stein

I first met Tammar a couple years ago at a DC YA Lit writer’s get together put on by Diana Peterfreund & later I picked up one of Tammar’s books, Spoils, and was immediately sucked in the by the… Read More

Guest post: Eric Bakutis

I first met Eric Bakutis a couple years ago at a convention. I found him to be pleasant, well spoken, and definitely hungry for people to read his work. My husband and I left with a copy of his… Read More

New book by Rori Shay: SUSPECTED

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Suspected (The Elected series #2) By Rori Shay East Country upheld the laws. Mid destroyed them. In the year 2185 Earth is rebuilding after a global eco-crisis. Countries maintain complete isolation so there is no warfare over scarce… Read More

Group Dynamics, guest post by Donald J. Bingle

Back in May 2013, Aaron Allston wrote a guest post for my blog about the importance of peer review. Now, another friend of mine, Donald J. Bingle has written about group dynamics, specifically during the peer review process. Also,… Read More

“Suspected” cover reveal, for author Rori Shay

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Elected, you should be! I was fortunate enough to get to read an advanced copy of it, and let me tell you, I was hooked! Her next book in the series, Suspected,… Read More

Guest post: Danielle Ackley-McPhail, Eternal Wanderings


I first met Danielle Ackley-McPhail when I was a brand new author with only one book to my name, War of the Seasons: The Human. It was a couple years back at ShevaCon and there she and her… Read More

Kickstarter for “Elected” by Rori Shay going on now!


Hey all, I just wanted to take a minute to tell you about an awesome book I read a couple months ago called ELECTED by Rori Shay. It pretty much sucked me in as soon as I started… Read More

Guest blog post: Robert Osterman

I first met Rob many years ago at Dragon*Con through a mutual friend, Maggie Allen (her guest blog post is here). We clicked over love of all things geeky, books, and of course, costuming. In the pic above… Read More

Guest blog post: Aaron Allston, the importance of peer review

  Back in 1998 I first read a book titled Star Wars, X-Wing: Wraith Squadron by a – new to me – author named Aaron Allston. Not only did I devour the book (figuratively), but I absolutely loved it… Read More

Guest post by musician and author Maggie Allen

Many years ago when I was WAY into costumes (I still love costuming, but in 2005 I was obsessed) I stumbled across the website while researching a Star Wars costume I was working on. The owner/manager/creator/content EVERYTHING person… Read More