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The Silent Fringe Content Warnings & Tags

The Silent Fringe Content Warnings & Tags

Content Warnings: isolation, threat of death, guilt, anxiety, survival, hauntings (of a sort), tension surrounding rule breaking, hurting the ones...

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The Bantam Goes Wide

The Bantam Goes Wide

A Phantom Traveler Novella I'm so delighted to announce that THE BANTAM has evolved to its ultimate form! AND it has been released in digital form...

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Universal Translators, Alien Language, and Idioms

Universal Translators, Alien Language, and Idioms

Last night I was watching Star Trek: Voyager and the episode "Nemesis" came across the queue. It sounds like a homage to Mad Max: Beyond Thunderdom...

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Working with an Editor: Not Change, But Evolution

Working with an Editor: Not Change, But Evolution

While I worked for years – twelve of them – on my book, I knew one day I'd eventually send it to an editor as the final trial before publication. ...

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20 Days, You Guys

20 Days, You Guys

FLOTSAM releases in 20 days. I feel like it's so much closer by the way things are picking up speed behind the scenes. Most of my blog tour essays ...

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Flotsam_Final5rev10_FINAL_REALLYFINAL.indd

Flotsam_Final5rev10_FINAL_REALLYFINAL.indd

This morning I promised Colin of Parvus that I'm done with FLOTSAM. No more revisions. No more layout changes. Forever and ever, Amen. Revisions to...

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Biathlon of Proofing

Biathlon of Proofing

The audio files for proofing/QC arrived on Saturday morning, which was perfect timing for getting them reviewed and sending my comments back on sch...

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Launch Sequence

Launch Sequence

Life lately has been a flurry of Flotsam-related emails and phone calls. It is tremendous and I wouldn't trade it for the world, but it's left my h...

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It's not all hard work

It's not all hard work

There are shenanigans and plans in the works around here! On Thursday, Colin Coyle of Parvus Press emceed a Conversation on Craft between the lo...

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2018 - The First Two Weeks

2018 - The First Two Weeks

Wow. Just. Wow. I knew, at the end of December, that I felt very positive about 2018. And it wasn't just me. There seems to be this hum, this...

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