Recent & Upcoming Events
Hanover Book Festival 2023
Nov 11, 2023
Indie Author Day 2023
—Look for local events!—
Nov 5, 2023
Fall Lot Con 2023
Oct 29, 2023
Eat Local Read Local 2023
Oct 14, 2023
Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2023
Lansdown Woods Book Fair
June 24, 2023
May 26 – May 29, 2023
Spring Lot Con 2023
May 21, 2023
Manassas Reads Book Festival
April 29, 2023
Hourlings 1st Annual Workshop Day
Tysons Corner, VA
April 23, 2023
20Books Vegas 2022
Las Vegas, NV
Nov 14 – 18, 2022
Hanover Book Festival 2022
Nov 12, 2022
Eat Local Read Local 2022
Oct 15, 2022
Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2022
May 27 – May 30, 2022
Gaithersburg Book Festival
May 21, 2022
Manassas Reads Book Festival
April 30, 2022
Preorder of SOLAR FLARE Anthology
My latest story, “Dustbowl Detective,” is appearing in the anthology Solar Flare from renowned editors Patricia Bray and Joshua Palmatier. My story is a futuristic crime story set in a world ravaged by climate change, set in my Inflection Point universe. Follow the link above for more details.
“Bitter Days” Launches
Bitter Days, the latest book in the Thousand Kingdoms series, debuted today. It’s the first in the “Pageeda & Scuffee” sub-series, a coming-of-age story about an orphan girl and her exotic cat companion.
Plotting Workshop Debuts
My latest workshop, “Plotting Made Easy,” debuted at the Hourlings First Annual Workshop Day. It was just one session of a 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM scheduled event put on by the Hourlings Writing Group and organized by Donna Royston.
“Fantastic Detectives” Launches
Fantastic Detectives, the new anthology from editors Donna Royston and myself launched today. The new volume contains a Baker’s Dozen of fantasy/crime stories from an international set of authors. Includes my novelette, “Jonelle Crosse,” set in my Thousand Kingdoms setting.
Season Three of the Hourlings Podcast Project Debuts
Season Three of the Hourlings Podcast Project launched today. The first episode of the season is 2023 Goals, which is technically the 117th episode overall.
Capclave Workshop Coordinator
I have been asked, and have accepted, the honor of being the Workshop Coordinator for Capclave for both the 2023 and 2024 conventions. This means I’ll be seeking top-notch workshops for this awesome and long-running literary convention.
Workshops Chosen for Capclave 2022
My newest workshops, “Occupational Hazard” and “Create Your Own SF/Fantasy TV Series,” have both been chosen for this year’s Workshop Track at Capclave 2022. For more information, see my post.
Running Workshop on Crafting a TV Series
For the Hourlings Writing Group, I’m running a brainstorming workshop on “Crafting a TV Series.”
Presenting at Balticon 56
I’m on Programming at Balticon 56; more specifically, I’m on seven panels this year, including two on the virtual track. See my convention report here.
Attending Gaithersburg Book Festival
I’m checking out the Gaithersburg Book Festival this year, in preparation for selling books at next year’s event.
Running Occupational Hazard Workshop
For the Hourlings Writing Group, I’m running my “Occupational Hazard” workshop.
Selling Books at Manassas Reads
I’ll be selling books at Manassas Reads, my first book-selling event since the pandemic started two years ago. See the report here.
Season Two of the Hourlings Podcast Project Debuts
Season Two of the Hourlings Podcast Project launched today. The first episode of the season is Where Writers Write, which is technically the 77th episode overall.
Published in Restless Spirits Anthology
My Thousand Kingdoms story, “Stone Spirits,” has been published in the anthology Restless Spirits.