Writing

Where I dump my thoughts on all things writing, from the process to the published book and beyond.
Oct
20
Old Heroes, New Look

Old Heroes, New Look

For The Hero's Code, in anticipation of the next two novels in the series, Kay Reynolds put together some splashy illustrations for the first two covers.
1 min read
Oct
15
The TIE Fighter in all its ruined glory.

The TIE Fighter: Sci-Fi's Perfect Spaceship

Star Wars doesn't exactly give the Empire many gray shades, but the TIE Fighter does a lot to clarify its particular brand of evil.
2 min read
Oct
13
A spaceship ignites its engines.

Blueprints

On Monday I wrote a short tango between two spaceships above some nameless desert planet. Today, I'm gonna show how I design the ships that show up in the stories I write.
3 min read
Oct
11
A spaceship by a yellow nebula.

Catch of the Day

The fighter's settled in right behind the big four rockets, their blue fusion matching the sky and presenting a wonderful target
2 min read
Oct
06
Starshot in A+ Form

Starshot in A+ Form

On a busy Wednesday, here's a look at another novel done up with the Amazon's A+ content feature.
1 min read
Oct
01
The Farthest Star Book Cover, sort of.

Delving The Stars

It's taken time, but The Muse and I have come to terms. There will still be new universes, yes, but they will come after we've finished the stories to tell in the universes we already have. At least to a good stopping point.
3 min read
Sep
29
Celice looks out for her father and the Paragons.

Celice: Reluctant Protector

Calling in assignments, directing missions, and helping advise bigger operations across the globe, Celice filled her days with work advancing the Paragon mission while her nights and weekends gathered dust
2 min read
Sep
27
A member of Sever Squad watches a planet in space.

Sever Squad in A+ Form

Last week, I discussed some of the positives and negatives of Amazon's A+ content feature. I'm still fiddling with it (almost as a hobby of its own at this point) and wanted to drop an example here just for folks to look at.
2 min read
Jun
09
Real Heroes Keep on Typing

Real Heroes Keep on Typing

It's been a while since I've dropped a post, largely because my time, much like a fresh steak dropped between ravenous dogs, is getting devoured by a dozen different beasts at once.
1 min read
Mar
17
Chapter Three: The Market

Chapter Three: The Market

Vance heads out on his run, but no delivery comes without surprises, and this is no exception.
8 min read