Howdy, As of writing this post at the end of November, 2020, the fifth and final book in this story arc is being edited. I wanted to share a sneak peek with y'all, because frankly, you've earned it after the hellish year we've all had. Tentative launch date for Book 5 is mid-July of 2021. … Continue reading Catalyst Moon #5 – sneak peek!
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten | Eleven | Twelve THIRTEEN The village was called Fash. They arrived just as dusk was falling, far later than Ged and Merti would have preferred. A wheel had gotten stuck in … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Thirteen)
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten | Eleven TWELVE Sunlight crept down Whitewater City's vast array of buildings, which rose like echoes of distant mountain peaks. There were so many. Atanar had been unable to stop craning his neck trying … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Twelve)
I started writing this AU (alternate universe) story many years ago. ALCHEMY was meant to be a scifi, cyberpunk retelling of the story that wound up being the first three books in the CATALYST MOON series (Incursion, Breach, and Storm.) I'm planning on revisiting the concept one day, but for now, please enjoy this short … Continue reading Alchemy – A Catalyst Moon AU
This is a short story set after the events of Storm (Catalyst Moon - Book 3). I love Cobalt, and wanted to give him a little place all his own. Enjoy! THE OATH It was a week after Cobalt’s field promotion; a week since his predecessor’s arrest. Talon was well on her way to the … Continue reading The Oath
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight NINE Surely, he was dreaming, for his mother hummed a lullaby and the scent of sage hung in the air. Both of those were hallmarks of Atanar's childhood; white sage was often burned to calm young children or … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Nine)
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven Happy reading! 😘 EIGHT There were so many stars. How many hours had he and Nel stared at them, trading stories of each cluster and pinprick of light? No one knew exactly what stars were, of course; some claimed they … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Eight)
Every writer knows the phrase. I've generally taken it to mean, "only include stuff that serves the story in some way," but many folks have their own interpretations. I'm not going to dissect the axiom here; instead, I'd like to share some of my murdered darlings. These are the story snippets that, for whatever reason, … Continue reading my murdered darlings – part one
Intro | Part One | Part Two | Part Three| Part Four | Part Five Enjoy! 😊 SIX Atanar stood at the edge of the kulkri camp, hands bound behind his back while Sivoy and Tikaani argued a few paces away. “He ruined the ambush,” she was saying. “And tried to strangle me!” … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Six)
Hi there! What a year it's been already. I'm settling into the groove of my full-time author/editor gig. (BTW, I still have slots open if you need editing work! Message me at firstname.lastname@example.org or see this page for more info.) I'm beyond thrilled to announce that Catalyst Moon: Surrender (Book Four) will be released on … Continue reading Book Four cover reveal and launch date!