Announcement: Augment is free through March 11th!

From now until March 11th, you can pick up a copy of Augment for free through Smashwords’s Read an Ebook Week sale. For those of you unfamiliar with my first published novel, it’s YA science fiction novel with a theme of friendship. Here’s the blurb: By Government-enforced mandate, genetic augmentation …

Saturday Shorts: Upgrade Excerpt #2

Belated again this week… But for good reason–I spent yesterday doing lots of work. Critting on Scribophile, editing Upgrade, chores around the house… At any rate, apologies for the belatedness. Today I’m sharing another excerpt from Upgrade, the opening of Chapter One. I’ve revised it after some feedback that it …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 8: First Draft of Upgrade is Complete

The title says it all. As of sometime late Tuesday night, the first draft of Upgrade is complete and off to be critiqued by friends, family, and my fellow Scribophiles. Am I relieved? Yes. The last couple of weeks were a stressful bundle of writer’s block and frustration, but the …

Ensign’s Log, Entry 7: January Month Map Update!

Although it doesn’t look like I’ve made much progress, I have actually made it 14 out of an estimated 18 chapters into finishing the first draft, I’ve revised the first 8 chapters, and posted the first 8 chapters. Perhaps I should have filled in the dashes to reflect this, but …