Short Reads For Shorter Days

I talked earlier about how I started writing short stories to help develop my writing skills more quickly, but that isn’t the entire reason why I took to them. When I first started reading science fiction heavily, shorts were a great way to try out new authors and sample the “flavor” of their writing. Many of the writers I came to love had written in the big name magazines, such as Analog and Astounding. Being able to dive into their work quickly was a great opportunity to get that amazing buzz of finding another author who works their way inside your brain to wrap themselves in a choke-hold around your cerebral cortex. (huhhh… not literally!)

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SF Summer Reads

Your typical summer reading list is chock full of the heaving chests and gun blazing action that you find in romance and thrillers. Now, I don’t have anything against those, but what about the poor deprived science fiction fan? Don’t we get to read on the beach too? So, especially for you (well okay, and for me too…) I’ve scoured the web in search of your essential SF summer reads. Continue reading “SF Summer Reads”

Ready for the 2016 B2B Cyber Convention?

It’s almost here!  The Brain to Books cyber convention is a great chance to meet fantastic writers from all genres and you can enter to win lots of goodies, including the big one – the mass giveaway.

The 3-day convention includes live video coverage, panel discussions, cover wars, and much much more!  And it’s all free! Event organizer, Angela B. Chrysler, has put together a helpful summary on her website.

Starting tomorrow, everyone who visits my booth and comments will be entered to win a copy of my special edition short story collection, Trillium. This includes a brand new unpublished story.

Plus, I’ll be running a fun contest with a special prize. Visit my booth during the convention to find out more.

Hope to see you in the fairgrounds!