Author Interview: Dawn Chapman

Today’s interviewee for the Blog World Tour: Science Fiction Edition is Dawn Chapman, author of The Secret King series, and Director of TSK Productions Ltd.! Welcome to my blog, Dawn! I’m glad you could be here today. My first question for you, as one science fiction writer to another, what …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 44: January Month Map, Week One Update

It’s time for the first month map update of the year! Despite being sick the first few days of January (I’m still very tired), I did make some progress on both Upgrade and Skin as White as Snow. I’ve edited three chapters and two interludes (brief scenes set between certain …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 43: January Month Map

It’s time to open the shiny new year with my first shiny new month map! I have three major goals this month, for three different projects. Upgrade: Final major revision, one chapter a day until done. After that, begin the polishing process. Skin as White as Snow: Finish the first …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 42: Goals for 2017

Any Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy fans reading this? If so, take a moment to celebrate with me the wonderful coincidence that this post is my 42nd entry in my Ensign’s Log. *ahem* Now that I’ve paid homage to one of the greatest science fiction novels of all time, the …

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: …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 40: December Update

It’s been two weeks since my last update, so I thought I’d just post something short today, since I don’t have anything huge to announce. December’s been a busy month, with the release of From the Stories of Old, a Holiday Extravaganza Giveaway (which is still running, until the 28th, …

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 …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 39: December Month Map, Week 1 Update

It’s past time for an update on my Month Map progress, but yesterday was the release day and I didn’t want to bog down things with any more updates! I’m happy to say that the anthology’s release day was a success! If you haven’t picked up a copy yet, and …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 38: December Month Map

November was a crazy month. Not only with National Novel Writing Month and a new (seasonal) job that took up a lot of my time, but also the anthology is being released early this month (December) and a good part of November was spent preparing for that (and I’m still …

Author Interview: Christina Feindel

This interview is the next in the Blog World Tour: Science Fiction edition series. Today I’m hosting Christina Feindel, author of The Revenant. Welcome to my blog, Christina! I’m delighted to have you here today. My first question goes straight to the heart of the matter–when did you know you …