I don't know what to say, but silence will not make a better future for anyone's children. The community is already filled with voices more relevant than mine, but silence will not make a better future for anyone's children. There is much miscommunication when it comes to words and I must act, but also, silence … Continue reading Black Lives Matter
Meet Penny, our new puppy, who is a lab-hound mix. She is just the sweetest! We couldn’t be happier. I honestly didn’t know the level of happiness dog owners have, and now that I know, I really wish I would have gotten a dog sooner. The hassle and commitment it requires is all worth it. … Continue reading New Family Member and 2019 Books
Alexia was a character born out of a desire to create someone quickly and throw her into a world that I had already created. In the five years that I spent working on Memory Aether, she has transcended being defined by the world building around her and has taken on a life of her own. … Continue reading Spoiler-free Character Sketch: Alexia Sullivan
I am super excited to say that I am officially published now! Here's the link to Memory Aether. eBook version is up, paperback version to follow in a couple of days. Aside from that big news, here's two more exciting things happening: I'm going to be at 4th Street Fantasy Convention this weekend, and on a … Continue reading Memory Aether is published!
This fantastic cover was created by Sarah Nelson of Auslandish, Co. I am so happy with what she's done! Working with her was pure joy. Thank you, Sarah! Memory Aether As a memory modification specialist, the last thing Alexia expected was for her boyfriend to be her next patient. Michael insists she must erase his … Continue reading Cover Reveal!
Thanks for sticking around, reader. I know it's been awhile. Since my last post I've done a lot. I've written several books to varying degrees of polish. I've read a lot of books that I'm dying to tell you about. I've parented two darling kids through lots of developmental stages. I've grown as a person, … Continue reading I’ve been reading some things
I had worked up the courage to finally talk to one of my favorite authors at the convention this past weekend. It was right before a panel was about to begin and I wasn’t sure there was enough time. Scanning the other seated attendees frantically, I was worried she might not be in the room. … Continue reading 4th Street Fantasy convention recap
Last week I talked about the letter game and how it started my story. This week, I'd like to give you an unedited preview of that first letter I sent, which sparked all the things that led me to create this unique world of cyberpunk weirdness. Please note, there are mistakes in this letter. I'm … Continue reading Sneak preview
I once read a book by Caroline Stevermer and Patricia Wrede that was written as the result of the Letter Game (you can find the book here). Here's how the letter game works: Two people decide on a genre, a setting, and the character they will write in the voice of, and who will write … Continue reading The Letter Game
I've learned a lot of new terms for things as I write my Cyberpunk novel, and have included a lot of them in my book. It's a challenge to write them in such a way that my readers understand what they refer to without directly explaining it. Characters in the world would obviously know what … Continue reading Futuristic Lingo Quiz