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Locus Awards

Award Season Reminder

This is just a reminder about award nomination/voting times and eligibility… Consider it your Award Season Reminder! Last year in 2018, I released two books: Amaskan’s War (Book II of the Boahim Trilogy), which is fantasy From the Worlds of Raven Oak: A Coloring Book, which counts as an art book So what can you …

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Award-winning series

Amaskan’s Blood won the 2017 Ozma Fantasy Award and was an EPIC Awards’ Finalist, so imagine my surprise to learn that Amaskan’s War, Book II in the Boahim Trilogy, is a finalist in the UK’s Wishing Shelf YA Book Award! I guess that means I have an award-winning series on my hands. It was read and nominated by tons of YA readers over in the UK and sometime in April, I’ll find out …

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ECCC Schedule

I’ll be at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle this Thursday, March 14th – Sunday, March 17th. I’m injured, so I’ll be rolling around to my panels and autographing on a scooter, but feel free to say hello if you see me. THURSDAY Indie SFF Success Stories Panel – 5:15 PM-6:15 PM TCC L3-R3 with Elliot …

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Self rescuing damsels

Swords, Sorcery, & Self-Rescuing Damsels

I’m really excited to finally announce the inclusion of my short story “Alive” in the awesome Swords, Sorcery, & Self-Rescuing Damsels anthology from Clockwork Dragon. This anthology, available for Pre-Order NOW, has stories from Jody Lynn Nye, Robyn Bennis, Dawn Vogel, and quite a few others. My short story in it features Ida from the Boahim Trilogy and takes place …

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Lake Quinault

Into the Rainforest

I’m currently packing up and preparing for a drive tomorrow (2/27) where I’ll be heading into the rainforest of Washington State as part of a writers retreat. No Internet, wifi, or cell for five days. Just me, my computer, and a lot of words! (And a lot of other writers doing the same thing!) Expect a lack of “me” on the website and social …

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Writer Imperfect

Miss Writer Imperfect?

The other day I was one of several guests on a Twitch TV show called Writer Imperfect. We talked about writing, world building, language building, ghostwriting, and copyright infringement, along with other geeky things as they came up. If you missed the live stream, you can watch it now on YouTube:

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