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“A Sixteen Step Plan to Supervillainy” in Coast to Coast Stars

| February 25, 2021

When I’m writing in a superhero universe, I generally write heroes and not villains. But for “A Sixteen Step Plan to Supervillainy,” I decided to try out the other side of the fence. After all, villains believe themselves to be the heroes of their stories, so why not write a sympathetic villain story? “A Sixteen […]

Sarah Castille’s Las Capas House

| February 4, 2021

When I was writing¬†Sure Shot in Las Capas, I knew the book was going to start with the scene in Sarah and Daisy’s kitchen, as Sarah was washing the dinner dishes. And I had an image in my mind of what her view out the window would look like. It was only when I took […]

Sure Shot for the Holidays!

| December 1, 2020

If you’re still trying to find a present for someone on your holiday list, have you considered¬†Sure Shot in Las Capas? Even though it’s speculative fiction, the speculative elements are fairly mild (superheroes and supervillains), so even someone who doesn’t enjoy reading spec fic might like this book. It’s also a mystery, with elements of […]