Alchemy – A Catalyst Moon AU

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

my murdered darlings – part one

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

2020 update & resources for indie authors

Howdy! I hope your 2020 is off to a fabulous start. Mine certainly is. My last day of work with my former employer has passed, so I am completely freelance. That's right, I am a FULL TIME author now!!! 🎉🤩🎉🥰🚀 I'm thrilled to finally be able to focus 100% of my efforts to my writing … Continue reading 2020 update & resources for indie authors

on new endeavors

Hi there! Exciting news! I'm starting my own editing/author services gig. That's right, after nearly a quarter-century writing fiction and about a decade of editing for others, I've gone pro. Here's my official page that discusses the services I offer. Please take a look, let me know what you think, and share with your friends … Continue reading on new endeavors

Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part One)

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As promised, here's the first installment to this unreleased Catalyst Moon novella. Enjoy! 😁 ONE Atanar held Ruuk’s gaze and prayed the snow lion’s death would be swift. Although he could not hear Ruuk’s thoughts, he knew the proud beast’s heart and saw the fear in those vivid blue eyes – a mirror of his … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part One)

on heart v. brain (or, the everlasting struggle)

Nothing is simple. So, Catalyst Moon #3 is basically ready to go, I just need cover art. I'm trying to get it out to y'all, I really am, but I've discovered a divide within myself, namely between what I know is the "smart," "marketable" path, and what my heart wants. Conventional wisdom tells me that … Continue reading on heart v. brain (or, the everlasting struggle)