Review: “Method Writing” by K.W. Taylor

Disclaimer: This author and I share a publisher, and I consider her a good friend. However, I purchased this short story for full price. “Method Writing” is one of those short stories that covers characters and events that deserve to be a novel. However, it is the rare sort of writer who knows that sometimesContinue reading “Review: “Method Writing” by K.W. Taylor”

Dog Star Books Author Spotlight: K.W. Taylor

This Saturday in Xenia, Ohio, Bluejacket Books is hosting three Dog Star Books authors for readings, signings, and a bit of Q&A! Today the spotlight is switching over to the newest Dog Star Books author, K.W. Taylor. (Note the way the air seems to shimmer and glow about her. But don’t let the halo foolContinue reading “Dog Star Books Author Spotlight: K.W. Taylor”

Review: THE CURIOSITY KILLERS by K.W. Taylor

Today I’m celebrating the launch of K.W. Taylor’s first science-fiction novel, The Curiosity Killers! This book is close to my heart because I have been friends with the author since she was still writing it, cheered her on as it passed as her thesis for Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction graduate program, and then threwContinue reading “Review: THE CURIOSITY KILLERS by K.W. Taylor”

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 toContinue reading “Con Report: Cleveland ConCoction 2016”

THE CURIOSITY KILLERS Cover Reveal!

I had the honor of proofreading the science-fiction (time travel/steampunk/murder mystery) novel THE CURIOSITY KILLERS by fellow Dog Star Books author K.W. Taylor late last year. Hands down, it is one of the best novels I’ve read within the past few years, and I’m really excited for the rest of you to get to readContinue reading “THE CURIOSITY KILLERS Cover Reveal!”

KW Taylor: New Dog Star Books author!

Some facts you might not know about speculative fiction writer K.W. Taylor: Like me, she is from Dayton, Ohio. By law, all Dayton writers must go by their initials for publication. Her adorable tabby cat Dharma and my blue-point Siamese Alex are having a sordid long-distance romance. In our spare time, we front a postmodern industrial synth bandContinue reading “KW Taylor: New Dog Star Books author!”