Please


My brain couldn't get into the mood for writing Kaiju Apocalypse III today, since this flu thingy has been kicking my butt this week. Instead of calling it a lost day, though, I decided to work on this fantasy idea my Muse has been beating me over the head with the past two weeks. I mean, I'd … Continue reading Please

New Book


So an interesting development... As you may already know, I had a story titled Crouching Seal, Sleeping Dragon published in a shared-world type of anthology called Sha'Daa: Pawns in 2012. It was pretty well-received all in all, and I created one my favorite characters to date. Fast forward to this evening. The editor/creator of the series, Michael H. Hanson, … Continue reading New Book

More Good News


Hill 142 has been picked up for the Hero's Best Friend anthology from Seventh Star Press. This is thrilling news, since I really stretched on the alt-history/fantasy angle of the story and was worried that it might not be well received by the editor. There was a huge element of risk involved that I wasn't used to dealing with. … Continue reading More Good News

The Working Man


Part of the writing process often involves sitting back, looking over what you've done, feeling pleased and accomplished with yourself, and then ruthlessly cutting most of it during the edits. My writer--brain screams in pain every time I do this. My editor--brain chuckles evilly. One of the things I've seen over the years is that … Continue reading The Working Man

Dreamers in Hell cover


This is the absolutely gorgeous cover for the latest anthology I'm in, coming out at the end of this month. Dreamers in Hell contains my short Ponce de Leon story, In the Shadow of Paradise. It should be on sale at Libertycon, where many of the authors (16? 17?) featured in the book will be on hand to sign copies.