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Requiem for the Outrageous, Audacious Harlan Ellison

Harlan Ellison died last week on June 28th at the age of 84. Acerbic, belligerent, cantankerous, despicable—there’s no doubt a disparaging word or two that has been used to describe Harlan Ellison for every letter of the alphabet. In short, … Continue reading

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Love in Army of Brass (or Steampunk With A Side of Romance, Please)

It wasn’t so long ago that I sought an answer to the question, What exactly is Steampunk? All fingers, pistols, and parasols pointed to H.G Wells and Jules Verne as a reference point: The Time Machine, Journey to the Center … Continue reading

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Army of Brass Preview!

Army of Brass comes out on April 27th and is on pre-order now at Amazon, but why wait to get a taste of exciting steampunk adventures? For your reading pleasure, here’s an excerpt: Elaina sighed, stopping under the slanted ceiling. … Continue reading

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New Steampunk Novel: Army of Brass

Long time, no post, but now I’ve finally got something to post about. The collaborative Steampunk novel I helped write last year is coming out this month! My small contribution to the book amounts to one chapter (somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Great Cover Art for YA Fantasy

I’m spoiled for choice. Having just received the German and Czech editions of The Lost Realm, my fantasy novel for young readers, I just can’t decide which cover I prefer. Do you have a favourite? The Lost Realm is the … Continue reading

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The Art of Procrastination

Last Tuesday (when I intended to post this) I had a full day to write. I did not write. Except for this, which is an after thought after not writing all day. The fact is (i.e. my excuse) is that … Continue reading

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The Zombie Cafe is almost open…

Today I finally finished my novel about the zombie apocalypse, Zombie Cafe and Other Stories. Well, almost. I’ve done final edits from feedback given to me by my friend and very good editor Sarah Hunter, run another spellcheck, and printed … Continue reading

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Mark Alpert’s New SF Thriller: The Orion Plan

One of the books I’ve been waiting to read is Mark Alpert’s The Orion Plan, due out on February 16th. My friend Todd Jepperson was lucky enough to get to review and adanvce copy and I’m lucky enough that he’s asked … Continue reading

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Long Time, No Post

Forgive me, Word Press. It has been 2 years since my last post. Life happens, time passes, and some things must fall to the wayside. My tale of woe? In brief: My mom passed away. Then my dog died. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Supernatural: Angels, Demons, and the temptation to be human

Just a quick note after watching tonight’s episode of Supernatural… Yep. ***SPOILERS*** so if you haven’t watched it yet don’t read farther. At the end of last season Castiel became human. Tonight in “Heaven Can’t Wait” we saw that Crowley … Continue reading

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