Ensign’s Log, Entry 41: 2016 Writing Highlights

This year has been a series of ups and downs, in writing, my personal life, and my work life. However, for this wrap-up post of the year, I want to focus on the positive side of my writing accomplishments. 2016 Writing Highlights January: Finished the first draft of Upgrade. February: …

Novella Spotlight: Nyssa Glass’s Clockwork Christmas by HL Burke

Christmas is just around the corner, but it’s never too late to buy someone a gift of a story. Today I’m spotlighting one of my favorite Christmas tales, Nyssa Glass’s Clockwork Christmas. Released earlier this year, this story is part of the Nyssa Glass series, but stands easily on its …

Author Interview: Tullio Pontecorvo

Today’s Blog World Tour: Science Fiction Edition interviewee is Tullio Pontecorvo! Tullio believes the greatest virtue of speculative fiction is the Socratic exercise. Suppose blank: what are your choices, and your beliefs? A good speculative story can tell you more about yourself as a reader than about the author who …

Magic Monday: The Temptation of Dragons by Chrys Cymri

Today’s Magic Monday review features a book that I normally wouldn’t have considered reading, much less reviewing as favorably as I am about to. The main reason for this is that, though fantasy, the book features a vicar as the main character, and religion plays a strong role in the …

Release Day: From the Stories of Old!

The anthology’s release date is finally here. You can purchase your copy today! From the Stories of Old: A Collection of Fairy Tale Retellings is now available for Kindle and in paperback. In this international collection, new life is given to fairy tales, both classic and obscure. Mythical creatures put …