“The Committee” Is Back in Session

        James and I have discovered a new artist for City-State, and his name is AJ Goodman.  Please welcome the wonderful and talented AJ!  These are his preliminary sketches for our upcoming short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”.  Awesome, right? AJ is creating the cover art for this impending short story, “The Committee”, … More “The Committee” Is Back in Session

StarChild – Part I – Chapter One: The S-Classer

James and I proudly present our chapter by chapter release of our novel, StarChild. Chapter One – The S-Classer is available to read for free – click HERE. Go to the main page and place your cursor over the title “Read the New Novel – StarChild”.  All the chapters will be listed here. Don’t forget … More StarChild – Part I – Chapter One: The S-Classer

S-Classers, the Illegals, and the Senate – StarChild Comes to Life Chapter by Chapter

James and I are excited to announce that our first novel, StarChild, will be released chapter by chapter here on this blog!  Select the page titled “Read the New Novel – StarChild” on the main page.  This will lead you to a link that will take you directly to each chapter. Yes, of course, you can read … More S-Classers, the Illegals, and the Senate – StarChild Comes to Life Chapter by Chapter

City-State Comes to Life at the Crystal Coast Con

City-State is HERE!  And I look pretty good in my Seven Point Star dress! I attended the 2015 Crystal Coast Con yesterday in Cape Carteret in eastern North Carolina.  I had a great  time speaking to science fiction and fantasy celebrities, fellow authors, and dedicated fans. Check out my pictures! First off, thank you to … More City-State Comes to Life at the Crystal Coast Con

Follow Your “Dreams” – A Writer’s Dilemma

James and I are working on our latest short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”, and I am stumped. There are dream sequences in the first short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants”.  “Committee” is the sequel to “Contestants”.  James and I decided to connect the two pieces in another way – adding a dream … More Follow Your “Dreams” – A Writer’s Dilemma

Character Spotlight – Ishmael the Wanderer

Who is Ishmael? So, I’ve been asked this on occasion. “Who is this Ishmael?  Was he some super-smart guy?  Was he some inventor or a charismatic leader?” Yes. Here’s the quick and dirty on Ishmael: Ishmael was the only son of a somewhat delusional vagabond, and self-identifying “prophet” who called himself Semaj.  Semaj spent his … More Character Spotlight – Ishmael the Wanderer

Part II, Part II, Part II, Part II, Part II

Hello!  Greetings from the treacherous land of editing – the land of frustration, chaos, and repetitive language. James and I are working on our short story entitled “Prescription for Ratings: The Committee”.  This is the somewhat sequel to our latest short story, “Prescription for Ratings: The Contestants” (available on Amazon). While I was editing, I … More Part II, Part II, Part II, Part II, Part II