Written on Dec, 10, 2016 by in , | Leave a comment
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For this weekend ONLY, you can get the Kindle edition of Ocean of Dust Free! Tell your friends. Enjoy! (And if you do, please leave a review 🙂 )   Get For Free

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Written on Oct, 23, 2016 by in | 1 Comment.
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 October 8th: Tamara and I drove out to Yuma, Az to take part in the Yuma County Library's Indie Author Day, organized by the SELF-e program. SELF-e is powered by Library Journal and acts as a kind of matchmaking service to help Indie authors get their ebooks into the library system. It's slowly rolling out across the US and Canada, …

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Written on Oct, 10, 2016 by in , , | 8 Comments.
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Here's a great new release – one of the best books I've read this year. See my review below and then an interview with the author LX Cain. Don't miss the giveaway at the end! Bloodwalker isn't fantasy or sci-fi but I totally recommend it as a tremendous read. Lightning flashes. Another child disappears… Zorka Circus’s big top roars with laughter and …

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Written on May, 22, 2016 by in | 5 Comments.
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In 2015, we spent a couple of weeks in Western Russia, including some spectacular days in Moscow. As a space-nut, there was no way I was going to miss a trip to the Memorial Museum to Cosmonauts. We braved a 3-line trip through Moscow's subways (which are incredibly clean and efficient, by the way), and were confronted by this huge …

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Written on Mar, 17, 2016 by in | 1 Comment.
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A lot of people ask me, "I've always wanted to write a book, but where do I start?" It's a great question. There are more writing tips out there than fish in the sea, but here's seven basic tips: 1. The time is now, don't wait for the muse I'm sure there are millions of people with the excuses: "I'll …

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Written on Feb, 28, 2016 by in | 2 Comments.
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In February 2016, I ran a week-long promotion with Bookbub. For those unfamiliar with the name, it's a service that emails readers informing them of free or heavily discounted books. It is reckoned to be the best promotional service for a book, guaranteed to reach tens or hundreds of thousands of readers interested specifically in a genre – in my …

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Written on Jan, 22, 2016 by in | Leave a comment
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Do you like mental powers? Do you like spaceships? Get them both in this sci-fi short story… Mind over matter is more than a cliche.  Controlling starships with her mind is all Emily ever dreamed of. Her graduation from the Telekinesis Traffic Control Academy is assured, unless Dylan, an irritating and cocky fellow student, ruins it for her.  The utmost …

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Written on Dec, 20, 2015 by in , | 1 Comment.
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This week, friend and author Katherine Dell is taking over my blog to tell you about her intriguing, upcoming book. Over to you, Kathy… About a year and a half ago, I wrote a blog about stepping out of my comfort zone. I talked about facing my fears and taking the plunge into the uncertain, because … great things don’t …

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  Featuring the fantastic author/writing podcast: Blondie & The Brit, who interviewed me last week. It was a lot of fun and we cover a variety of topics. Play the interview You can also right click on the destination page if you want to download it.  

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Written on Dec, 02, 2015 by in | 1 Comment.
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Here's a short horror story, just as a break from my usual fantasy. I wrote this last year as part of the Untethered Realms Twisted Earths anthology. Horror two miles underground! Mary jumps at the chance for a birthday party in the surreal setting of an abandoned Russian mine. Until an uninvited guest turns it from a celebration to a …

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