Starflight is published!

Yeah, I know. It’s been a little commercial around here the past week or two. Sorry about that, but I suppose it’s to be expected when you’re a writer and pubilcation day is … uh … here! That’s right! Starflight, Book 1 of Stealing the Sun, is now available to actually read. Even better, Starburst, […]

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Stealing the Sun, the short story

This is very cool, eh? In celebration of the November 29th launch of Starflight, the first in my new five-book series, Skyfox Publishing has released an electronic version of the short story that started it all. “Stealing the Sun” is now available at most online vendors. Stealing the Sun first appeared in the October 1999 […]

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Starflight goes on preorder

I’m pleased to announce that Starflight, Book 1 of Stealing the Sun, is now available for preorder through Skyfox Publishing at Kobo, iBooks, and other locations through Draft2Digital’s universal links. The book will be available through Amazon, Nook, and CreateSpace (print) on November 29—which is coming up fast! If you’re a member of my newsletter […]

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Want a very skiffy Christmas?

Bundles are the rage, right? And Christmas seems like such a natural subject for a bundle, am I right again? I mean, what better way to celebrate finding a bunch of great stories than to have Santa bundle them all together, give you the opportunity to give to charity (does anybody remember charity?), and deliver […]

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Me and the Leonids

NOAO/AURA/NSF I watched the Leonids peak last night. Since I live in Tucson that means I got up at about 2:30 AM, threw on a couple pair of sweatpants, a few layers of sweatshirts and a jacket. It means I then donned earmuffs and ventured out into the wilds of the night. You might be […]

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80% of Success

One more day, I say…one more day and I think I’ll have some fun news on the Stealing the Sun front (he says as he bails water out of his schedule) # Nick Kendall, a millennial, and the guy who also happens to be married to my daughter, wrote this post about the idea of […]

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The Divide

Like a bunch of folks, I’ve been watching the rhetoric of the fallout of this election. People trying to get a handle on what everything means are as interesting as anything else about it. Folks are wandering around, scratching their heads about how we’re more divided than ever—which I think isn’t right…I think we are […]

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My TusCon Schedule!

For all of you who have been fervently waiting, here is where I’ll be while at TusCon 43 this weekend. Stop on over and see me. You can check out the whole program and all the participants with this handy-dandy program page. Friday: 7:00 PM: Ballroom (Seville), Meet the Guests, Ballroom (Seville) 9:00 PM: Ballroom […]

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The Story of Your Life, 2nd Time Around

“Have you read ‘The Story of Your Life’?” Lisa asked me a few days ago. “I want to read it before we see the movie.” The work she’s talking about is a Seiun, Sturgeon, and Nebula Award-winning novella by Ted Chiang. It’s been made into a movie titled Arrival, which is due to be released […]

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