History That Never Was

Home of Dawn Vogel: Writer, Historian, Geek

Have You Checked Out My Patreon Lately?

| July 12, 2018

If you like reading what I write, have you considered backing my Patreon? I’m getting close to my first goal, which involves a monthly video reading from me for my patrons! So if you back, you’ll get to see my face reading my words. And while I can make no promises about the helpfulness of […]

“The Glorious Dead” in Bards and Sages Quarterly!

| July 10, 2018

The latest Bards and Sages Quarterly is now out, and it includes my story “The Glorious Dead,” the story of cousins and zombies in the American Civil War. Bards and Sages published one of my longer stories as a stand-alone last year, and it will be appearing in a collection from them later this year. I’ll […]

Brass and Glass 2 in paperback!

| June 28, 2018

If you’ve been waiting to buy Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map in paperback format, now you can buy it! You can also still get autographed copies directly from me, of course!  

SpoCon in August!

| June 26, 2018

I had such a great time at SpoCon last year that we’re traveling back to Spokane this August! My schedule is still somewhat preliminary, but here’s where you should be able to find me at SpoCon. There’s also the possibility that I’ll have a reading and/or signing at some point, and I’ll post here when […]

New Story Sales!

| June 19, 2018

I’ve recently signed a couple of contracts for two of my short stories to be published! “Happily Never After,” which is a Cobalt City-adjacent story of Gray Dawn back when she was Cassidy Sweet, the pop star, will be published at The Colored Lens later this year. This one is a fun little story about late-bloomer pop […]

Tonight at Brick and Mortar!

| June 14, 2018

Tonight’s the night! I’ll be at the Indie Author Event at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond, 6-8 p.m., with 19 other authors! We’ll be talking about our books and signing copies of them! So please stop by if you’re in the Seattle area to find out about a whole lot of awesome books from local indie authors! I’ll […]

Brass and Glass 2 in the Wild!

| June 7, 2018

It’s been almost two weeks since Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map made its debut, and it’s almost time to come see it in person for yourself! Next Thursday, June 14th, I’ll be at the Indie Author Event at Brick & Mortar Books in Redmond, 6-8 p.m., with 19 other authors! We’ll be talking about our assorted books […]

Want to hear me read stories?

| June 5, 2018

Would you rather have someone read you a story, or read it yourself? If you prefer the former, have you considered backing my Patreon? I’m getting close to my first goal, which involves a monthly video reading from me for my patrons! So if you back, you’ll get to see my face reading my words. […]

Have you checked out Mad Scientist Journal lately?

| May 30, 2018

When I’m not working on my many writing projects, I’m the co-editor over at Mad Scientist Journal. Here, we publish a piece of fiction every Monday, told from the perspective of the world of mad science. We also share book reviews and other neat things on Wednesdays, and talk about real world science on Fridays. […]

Brass and Glass 2 now out!

| May 29, 2018

In case you were waiting for Brass and Glass 2: The Long Cursed Map, I’m pleased to say that it’s now available! If you’re interested in a signed copy, let me know! I have physical copies (which aren’t available yet on Amazon). I’ll also be at some events in the coming months, where you can see […]