Table of Contents for Elements

I’ve always enjoyed learning how authors create the stories they publish, and I’m not alone. It’s no surprise that the most popular question authors hear is, “Where do you get your ideas?”

To answer that question in my own way, I’ve added extra content here on the blog as a bonus for my readers.

Elements  contains 21 short stories — 14 reprints and 7 new to the collection.

If you click on a story title, the link will … Continue reading

Elements included in “A List of Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy”

Over on 49th Shelf, Kiley Turner posted the list below.

“Getting Weird: A List of Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy”

I’m so thrilled that my collection of short fiction is included with so many fabulous books, written by so many talented friends and colleagues.

What’s even more exciting is that “Elements” is FIRST on the list.

So proud and humbled right now.

Thoughts on Fan Expo 2015

For the first time in almost a decade, I didn’t attend DragonCon this year. Mostly because I couldn’t book a room at the Hyatt. Partly because of my knee injury/surgery/recovery.

Instead I attended Fan Expo in Toronto. This was the first time I embraced FanExpo in its entirety, renting a hotel, working at the HWA booth, speaking on multiple panels, the whole nine yards. In the past, the most I’ve done is drop by … Continue reading