Review: REDSHIRTS by John Scalzi

As I think I’ve mentioned in a previous book review, I’m a bit of hipster when it comes to popular books. REDSHIRTS, by John Scalzi, was another book that I’d heard great things about, but since everyone was reading it already, I put it off in favor of other books on my epic to-be-read pile.Continue reading “Review: REDSHIRTS by John Scalzi”

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.Continue reading “Con Report: Confluence 2015”

Review: THE EMPRESS GAME by Rhonda Mason

Disclaimer: I attended Seton Hill University’s Writing Popular Fiction graduate program with the author and consider her a friend. I purchased this book for full price, though I had the luck to snag it at a book signing a few days before the official release. I read space opera, but I mostly read space operaContinue reading “Review: THE EMPRESS GAME by Rhonda Mason”

Launch pictures at Dog Star Books blog

Are you tired of seeing pictures from my book launch yet? Of course you’re not. The Dog Star Books blog just put up a bunch here. You mean you haven’t visited the Dog Star Books blog yet? The science-fiction/adventure imprint of Raw Dog Screaming Press? That my wonky urban fantasy/alternate history sneaked its way into?Continue reading “Launch pictures at Dog Star Books blog”

In Which We Discuss Why We’re All Really Here

Thanks for joining me as I continue the tour of my new Web site! The next tab at the top of the page I’d like to discuss is named “Books.” I only have two fiction publications so far. But they’re both pretty epic, so you’ll have to excuse the short list. In 2014, a friendContinue reading “In Which We Discuss Why We’re All Really Here”