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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 […]

“The Cobbler’s Daughter” to be published in MYTHIC Mag

| May 24, 2018

Now that the contract is signed, I’m pleased to announce that my story, “The Cobbler’s Daughter,” will appear in the Summer 2018 issue of MYTHIC Mag. It’s a lovely little story about a magical pair of shoes, set in a not entirely historical India. I’ll post again when it’s live!

Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map

| May 22, 2018

Brass and Glass 2: The Long-Cursed Map is out this Friday, May 25th! Here’s the summary! On the hunt for a legendary, cursed map that leads to treasure unimaginable, the crew of The Silent Monsoon, led by the pertinacious Captain Svetlana Tereshchenko, soon discover they aren’t the only ones hunting for riches. But there’s more […]

Awesome Things: Robot Dinosaurs!

| May 16, 2018

If you’re looking for some fun reading this summer, check out this excellent Kickstarter for Robot Dinosaur stories! The project is to create a virtual anthology, which means that the stories appear on a website, so anyone can read these! Two stories are already available, and both of them are lovely! There are also going […]

Have You Checked Out My Patreon Lately?

| May 10, 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 […]

2019 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide!

| April 12, 2018

As I mentioned a couple of weeks ago, I’ve sold the next Marsh sisters story. And now that the contract is signed, I’m pleased to announce that it will appear in the 2019 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide anthology from Dreaming Robot Press! This will be my third appearance in this anthology series, and the second time […]