Tag Archives: Science Fiction

A valentine to my editor

This short story featuring Belloc from my Stellarnet books 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. Naquin … 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

For fun, I created Tarot cards of the main characters in my Stellarnet books, the cyberpunk romantic tale of interstellar news blogger Genevieve O’Riordan, her soulmate and alien rebel-turned-ambassador Duin, and the sapphire-skinned outcast Belloc. In the second book, Stellarnet … 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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Costumes and coolness at ConCarolinas 2012

This weekend, I attended my first ConCarolinas, an annual sci-fi convention in Charlotte, NC. I met actor Jeffrey Combs (Weyoun/Brunt in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Kevin in The 4400, and many more), who autographed a picture for me with … Continue reading

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I will be a panelist at NC Spec Fiction Night

I will be a panelist at the Spring 2012 NC Speculative Fiction Night: The Science of Science Fiction 5-7 pm, Sunday, April 15 (my birthday). Includes a half-dozen local and regional authors, artists, and creators with short readings, talks, and a science … Continue reading

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Bots and bulges at StellarCon 36

I spent the weekend at StellarCon 36,  a science fiction & fantasy convention in High Point, North Carolina. It was a fun three days, full of interesting people. Mark Poole was the StellarCon artist guest of honor. He’s from South Carolina … Continue reading

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