I have out of state cons both of the next two weekends. It’s going to be busy. Soonercon is June 23-25 in Oklahoma City, OK. Libertycon is June 30 – July 2 in Chattanooga, TN (but it’s sold out, sorry!). My Soonercon schedule: Writing Outside Your Experience 2:00 p.m. Friday. The Death Star Is Stupid… Continue reading Soonercon and Libertycon Panel Schedules
Several upcoming conventions invited me to be a panelist to talk about rockets and other technical topics. Soonercon, Oklahoma City, OK, June 23-25 Libertycon, Chattanooga, TN, June 30-July 2 Fencon, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, September 22-24
Sleepy Cat Audiobooks has hit a milestone on producing the audio version of Torchship Pilot. The whole book is recorded. Now it’s just editing, which is the hard part. For the author that also means I have a list of typos to fix that were discovered during the recording. The corrected version is now live… Continue reading Torchship Pilot Update
I have some work out through outlets other than Kelt Haven Press. Cirsova Magazine published my heroic fantasy short story “Squire Errant” in issue 2. They’ve made it available free on the web. “Bargain,” a dark fantasy flash story is on Daily Science Fiction. The Castalia House blog is having a debate on Pulp vs. Campbellian… Continue reading Other Publications
If you’re in North Texas next weekend (2/10-12), check out ConDFW, a local science fiction convention. It’s being held on the Fort Worth side of the metroplex this time. My panels are: Friday, 5pm: Indie Publishing from Ground Zero How does an aspiring author put a book on the market? Our panelists give you one… Continue reading ConDFW
The Saginaw, Texas Library is hosting a reception for local authors. I’ll be there with seven other authors in various genres. It’s on November 15th, 5 pm to 7:30 pm. If you’re in DFW I’d be happy to see you there.
The early drafts of Torchship Pilot had a prologue showing how the Fusion and Disconnect were moving toward the brink of war. It’s a good scene but most of those characters aren’t seen again in the story, and the information was included in the early chapters. So I cut it. I don’t regret writing it,… Continue reading Cutting Room Floor: Torchship Pilot Prologue