Recent & Upcoming Events

Washington, DC
Mar 8 – 10, 2023

Loudoun County Library Workshop
Cascades, VA
Nov 14, 2023

Hanover Book Festival 2023
Mechanicsville, VA
Nov 11, 2023

20Books Vegas 2023
Las Vegas, NV
Nov 6 – 10, 2023

Indie Author Day 2023
Look for local events!
Nov 5, 2023

Fall Lot Con 2023
Ashburn, VA
Oct 29, 2023

Eat Local Read Local 2023
Cascades Library
Sterling, VA
Oct 14, 2023

Capclave 2023
Rockville, MD
Sep 29 – Oct 1, 2023

Bluemont Fair
Bluemont, VA
Sep 16 – 17, 2023

Lansdowne Woods Book Fair
Leesburg, VA
June 24, 2023

Balticon 57
Baltimore, MD
May 26 – May 29, 2023

Spring Lot Con 2023
Ashburn, VA
May 21, 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
Mechanicsville, VA
Nov 12, 2022

Eat Local Read Local 2022
Cascades Library
Sterling, VA
Oct 15, 2022

Capclave 2022
Rockville, MD
Sep 30 – Oct 2, 2022

Balticon 56
Baltimore, MD
May 27 – May 30, 2022

Gaithersburg Book Festival
Gaithersburg, MD
May 21, 2022

Manassas Reads Book Festival
Manassas, VA
April 30, 2022

Get all the news about what’s been going on in my professional life, including the release of new stories, workshops that I’ll be running, upcoming events that I’ll be attending, and more.

Workshop for Loudoun County Library
I’ve been invited to do a writing workshop by Loudoun County Library. The session is “Strong Stories Need Strong Heroes,” and is about creating a compelling hero for a story. The workshop will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at the Cascades Library from 7:00 – 8:30 PM.

Aug 8, 2023

SOLAR FLARE Anthology Published!
The SOLAR FLARE anthology just launched today. It includes my latest story, “Dustbowl Detective,” which is part of my Inflection Point universe.

Jun 15, 2023

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.

May 23, 2023

“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.

May 3, 2023

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.

Apr 23, 2023

“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.

Mar 31, 2023

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.

Jan 7, 2022

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.

October 2, 2022

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.

September 13, 2022

Running Workshop on Crafting a TV Series
For the Hourlings Writing Group, I’m running a brainstorming workshop on “Crafting a TV Series.”

June 5, 2022

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.

May 27 – 30, 2022

Attending Gaithersburg Book Festival
I’m checking out the Gaithersburg Book Festival this year, in preparation for selling books at next year’s event.

May 21, 2022

Running Occupational Hazard Workshop
For the Hourlings Writing Group, I’m running my “Occupational Hazard” workshop.

May 1, 2022

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.

April 30, 2022

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.

April 9, 2022

Published in Restless Spirits Anthology
My Thousand Kingdoms story, “Stone Spirits,” has been published in the anthology Restless Spirits.

March 7, 2022