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

A bizarre feeling of sadness and loneliness that I’m kind of enjoying?

I just wrote the climax to book 3 in the War of the Seasons series and I find I am both relieved and extremely sad. Like I want to cry. I don’t know if I can fully explain… Read More

Stellarcon 2013 Wrap up

Short and sweet: I got to spend some more good quality time with my family (I love the face the youngling is pulling). I wrote two more chapters of War of the Seasons: The Hunter. I got to… Read More

THE NEXT BIG THING (yes, all caps)

A few weeks ago Tera Fulbright tagged me on her blog as part of a chain of authors (or creative people) recommendations called THE NEXT BIG THING. Given that I’ve been away on travel a lot & I… Read More

Guest post: Finding time to write, by Bryan Young

I was absolutely thrilled when on of my oldest friends & fantastic author, Bryan Young, agreed to do a guest post here. Seriously, if you haven’t read his most recent novel, Operation Montauk, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?… Read More

Back from AFG, Thrifty Fashion, and whatnot

So, I’m back from Afghanistan again – as always a busy, exhausting, yet very productive trip. I love my job! And of course I made sure to bring proper reading material with me: It may interest you to… Read More

“OUCH! That hurt…” Bad & less than stellar reviews

Well, it happened. I received my first “negative review.” Someone didn’t like my book! (And no, I’m not going to link to the review because I don’t need people to start a flame war there. People are entitled… Read More

Playlist for War of the Seasons, The Half-blood

In case you missed it, book two in the War of the Seasons series, The Half-blood is out & available for purchase in just about every form imaginable. That said, I’ve been asked by several people where the… Read More