Review: In a Suspect Universe by Albert Wendland

Disclaimer: Dr. Wendland was a professor at the graduate program I attended, and he is now a friend and colleague; however, I purchased an advanced-release hardcopy of this novel for full price. I read Wendland’s first book in this world, The Man Who Loved Alien Landscapes, in one evening. I wish I could have done the […]

Con Report: Cleveland ConCoction 2016

I was excited to be part of the Dog Star Books invasion of Cleveland ConCoction this year, and I’m happy to report that this was one of the best conventions I’ve ever attended. I hadn’t been to a full media (versus strictly literary) convention in a few years and this was a fun way to […]

Con Report: Confluence 2015

This weekend I attended Confluence, Pittsburgh’s science fiction/fantasy/horror literary convention, hosted by Parsec. I had a great time being on panels and meeting other writers and readers. I’m lucky enough to live close enough to other writer friends that I didn’t have to make the 4.5 hour drive to Mars, Pennsylvania, all by my lonesome. […]

Confluence schedule

This weekend I will be at Confluence, Pittsburgh’s science fiction/fantasy/horror literary conference! My schedule: Friday, July 24: 6 PM: Panel on Work-Life Balance for Freelance Writers: House, family, food on the table – and writing the Next Big Thing. How to make it work 7 PM: Joint reading with Dog Star Books authors J.L. Gribble (STEEL VICTORY) […]