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
Intro | One | Two | Three | Four | Five | Six | Seven | Eight | Nine | Ten ELEVEN Both Ged and Merti bowed low as the young woman approached. The Circle priestess wore a long cloak, one side white, one side black, and somehow managed to keep the white side pristine … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Eleven)
Intro | Part One | Part Two | Part Three | Part Four | Part Five | Part Six Enjoy! 😊 SEVEN The Aredian merchants approached slowly, carefully, as one might approach an uncertain face of rock they wished to scale. Atanar stood between Sivoy, Kiluan, Tartok, and Corvac, who'd insisted upon coming. All … Continue reading Catalyst Moon: Exile (Part Seven)
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!
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