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New heron seal

New heron seal

  To celebrate my novel manuscript finally going off to the editor, I ordered a custom seal stamp of the heron graphic on the website, and today it arrived. I was afraid the fine details would get lost and it’d be a horrible mess, but it looks great! For $20 you upload an image and…

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#ThursdayAesthetic

#ThursdayAesthetic

  I yanked a few images from Pinterest and added some of my own to make my first and likely only attempt at a #ThursdayAesthetic panel for my novel The Heron Kings on Twitter. The theme was “weather.” I think the girl in the middle’s a dead-ringer for Nandine.  

MS off to the editor!

MS off to the editor!

Just sent the latest version of the manuscript of The Heron Kings off to my editor Don D’Auria at Flame Tree Press. I started writing this novel about this time back in 2014. A five-year struggle, and about one more to go before the thing’s finally released. Being my usual paranoid self, I won’t believe…

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Crash Code cover art

Crash Code cover art

Blood Bound Books has revealed the cover art for their upcoming sci-fi / horror anthology Crash Code, which will include my story “Cold Calculation.” Looks awesome! I’ve been really fortunate with some of the cover art on my short fiction page–lots of vivid, contrasting colors that gives everything a lot of pop. This anthology is…

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New sword! Del Tin 5182

New sword! Del Tin 5182

This is the Del Tin 5182 18th Century rapier I ordered from Kult of Athena. I ordered it in July and it arrived last night. I haven’t seen anyone talk about this sword so I thought I’d say some things and show some pictures. This is a beautiful example of a transitional style between rapiers…

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“Justice Enough” In Best Indie Spec Fiction Vol. 1

“Justice Enough” In Best Indie Spec Fiction Vol. 1

  This SFF anthology from Bards and Sages publishing is now available, and includes a reprint of my story “Justice Enough.” That’s a…very purple cover, no denying that. Funnily enough, the first version of the cover had a very unfortunate misspelling of another author’s name. I let him know over Twitter, and luckily he was…

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