Yes. Hedgehogs do exist on every page of my multiverse. What can I say...I've loved them since I saw my first Steiff mini in a Wiesbaden toy store too long ago to admit. Speedwheels was born a day later while sitting under a willow tree in Nerotal park, and he's been my favorite doodle ever … Continue reading H is for Hedgehogs
Greetings and Salutations! I have a bit of news to report! One of my semi short stories (not sure almost 15,000 words is shortish) is out in a new anthology, The Clockwork Oracle. David L. Drake, Katherine L. Morse, AJ Sikes, and BJ Sikes, awesome authors all, join me in this project, which chronicles the … Continue reading The Clockwork Oracle
Legend has it that Maralisandra Alstashevana Trientanis, Sarn of Sarns, Savior of the Nation, founded the first Great Library of Istavara soon after she united the hundred or so warring city states of the first continent into one nation. Legends also agree that one copy of every written or recorded work, whether Istavaran or from … Continue reading G is for Great Library of Istavara (A to Zed of Jhrin)
Greetings! After being sidelined due to illness, I've finally made it to F in the A to Zed of Jhrin. This was a hard decision, since there are many words that fit the bill, but today I'll share Foo with you. Mostly because it's just so darn fun to say. Foo are similar to the … Continue reading F is for Foo (The A to Zed of Jhrin)
I never did make it to Exo-Suits in April, but I will finish the A to Zed of Jhrin in time. Most of April and May was spent in preparation for Clockwork Alchemy, one of the most author-friendly steampunk conventions out there. I attended in 2013, and was so inspired that I was manning a … Continue reading Clockwork Alchemy
April 17 is International Haiku Day. Haiku are Japanese poems with 17 syllables: three lines of five syllables, then seven syllables, then five syllables again. In honor of my favorite form of poetry to write, I give you this: A to Zed Blogging. April has flown so quickly. I shall persevere. Since my clan motto … Continue reading International Haiku Poetry Day
Though his real name is a mystery, he is the man behind Cor Kuro Industries (Bringing you the heart of the future today). Rarely seen and deviously brilliant, Mr. Black Heart Pin provides cutting-edge cybersteam technology to selected parties for the right price. After losing her eye in the Solstice Games, Kenna Wolfesdaughter found herself … Continue reading B is for Black Heart Pin (A to Zed Blog Challenge – The A to Zed of Jhrin)
Angoras are large mammals bred for the soft, water-repellent fur used to make warm winter outer garments. They are omnivores, grazing on grasses, digging for mountain tubers, and occasionally killing and eating smaller mammals. They thrive in the high valleys of the Fishhook Mountains on the Southern Island of Istavara. Adult females grow to approximately … Continue reading A is for Angora (A to Zed Blog Challenge – the A to Zed of Jhrin)
Greetings and Salutations! I'll be joining fellow Treehouse authors T.E. MacArthur, Lillian Csernica, and Sharon Cathcart in attempting the A to Zed blog challenge for the month of April. The idea is to post six days each week in April (generally skipping on Sunday, but I'm a random sort of person, so my skip day will … Continue reading A to Zed Blog Challenge – Theme Revealed!
Our newest anthology has a cover! Proceeds from Twelve Hours Later: 24 Tales of Myth and Mystery, and Thirty Days Later: Steaming Forward - Thirty Adventures in Time allowed us to donate more than $500 to literacy charities. Some Time Later: Fantastic Voyages Through Alternate Worlds, third in the series, is the best one yet! Read … Continue reading The Clock is Ticking!