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Far Enough

Ready for an early holiday gift? Quite a few readers (and some reviewers) have said that the one thing they really missed in Alsea Rising was a proper exploration of how Salomen and Lhyn arrived at their deeper understanding. It’s … Continue reading

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Now, about *that* topic

If you haven’t read at least past Chapter 9 of Alsea Rising: Gathering Storm (the chapter titled “The Seventh Star”), hold off on reading this blog post until you have. Here, let me put in a pretty image of book … Continue reading

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Alsea Rising: The Seventh Star is in the wild

  The conclusion of the two-part Alsea Rising and of the entire Chronicles of Alsea series has debuted at #1 in its Amazon category. I should probably warn prospective readers that it hits the ground running and does not let you … Continue reading

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Alsea Rising is out and #1!

  Updated to add correct Amazon link (dangit).   Alsea Rising: Gathering Storm hit the virtual publishing shelves at #1 in the Amazon category of LGBT Science Fiction, which made me a very happy camper — but I’d like to … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Alsea Rising

So far I’ve been ready to throw 2020 back and try for a better year, but there have been some bright notes. Among them: the next two books of the Chronicles of Alsea are coming, starting on July 31. Alsea Rising … Continue reading

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UPRISING and balance

On the dedication page of Uprising (released today!), you’ll find a quote from Lanaril Satran, the Lead Templar of Blacksun Temple. Being a templar, Lanaril is of course speaking on several levels. “The body” can refer to an individual, a couple, a … Continue reading

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Alsea lovers: This is the one you’ve been waiting for

One of the best things about writing a series is the ability to have long-term story arcs running through multiple books. There are a number of those in the Chronicles of Alsea, one of which has been running since Book … Continue reading

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On being happy

Two recent events have made me pause and ponder, so if you don’t mind a little philosophy… By now, pretty much the whole world has seen the video of gymnast Katelyn Ohashi scoring a perfect 10 at the Collegiate Challenge. … Continue reading

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Celebrating the return of rights!

It has been three years since I signed away the rights to the two Without A Front books — The Producer’s Challenge and its conclusion, The Warrior’s Challenge — and those rights have now returned to me. It’s a good, … Continue reading

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Down the research rabbit hole

While writing Resilience, I needed to estimate how much maintenance a shuttle might need after each hour of space flight. As a guide, I looked up maintenance requirements of US military jets and was floored. Not my shuttle. On average, a military … Continue reading

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