Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Aliens who are what they eat

This post originally appeared April 21, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. When inventing space aliens, I look for inspiration right here on Earth, such as the Elysia chlorotica. This green sea slug steals chloroplasts from the algae it … Continue reading

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A valentine to my editor

This short story featuring Belloc from my Stellarnet Series is a special valentine for my former editor, Alison Dasho. You can read other tales written for her by my fellow Carina Press authors Diane Dooley, Veronica Scott, Darcy Daniel, R.L. … Continue reading

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One-year anniversary of Stellarnet Rebel

Carina Press published my first novel, Stellarnet Rebel, one year ago today, and changed my life. FWIW I will forever be a professional sci-fi author. But the achievement is bittersweet. My writing skills improved more than I ever thought possible … Continue reading

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Guest: Jax Garren, “How Beauty Met the Beast”

My guest today is Jax Garren, author of How Beauty Met the Beast, a retelling of the classic fairy tale about a scarred army veteran and an educated burlesque dancer who team up with the Underlight anarchists to fight corporate … Continue reading

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Stellarnet Tarot

Another bizarre fact about me, besides my well-known crush on Cardassians and my ability to tie a cherry stem in a knot using only my mouth, is that I’m a Tarot card reader. I also like to play with GIMP. … Continue reading

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Guest: History geek and author Susanna Fraser

Though I write SF/F, I tend to read classics and I love historic romance and costume dramas. Though she writes historic romance, Susanna Fraser loves science fiction and fantasy. We both have new books released this month — Stellarnet Prince … Continue reading

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Weddings in outer space

Portions of this post originally appeared November 18, 2012, on romance author Christi Barth’s blog. Stellarnet Prince is a science fiction book with video games, aliens, lasers pew pew, wearable smartphone-type devices, virtual reality, social media, and oodles of real-world cutting-edge … Continue reading

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Romantic jewelry, past and present

This post originally appeared November 13, 2012, on the Everybody Needs a Little Romance blog. I describe myself as a storyteller and jewelsmith because I’m both an author and an “adornment artist” who creates unique, wearable items inspired by science … Continue reading

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Exclusive excerpt of Stellarnet Prince

Something in my Facebook newsfeed today made me think of a plot thread in my upcoming novel, Stellarnet Prince, the sequel to the cyberpunk romantic thriller Stellarnet Rebel and book two in the Stellarnet Series, published by Carina Press. It … Continue reading

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Why I support CSTS

Can’t Stop the Serenity asked its global sponsors to talk about why we support CSTS. They posted my answer this week. I organized the first Raleigh screening in 2006, because I loved Firefly. I loved it with all my heart … Continue reading

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