Monthly Archives: January 2020

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January 28, 2020 is book day for Cast in Wisdom, the chron­i­cles of Kaylin Neya’s life as a police officer in the city of Elantra. I’ve written, or attempted to write, the following para­graphs multiple times since I reached my computer, but… I always ending up heading to spoiler terri­tory and have to back up and try again. So: there’s some­thing in the book that moves toward changes that I other­wise can’t speak about on a book’s release day T_T but I’m excited to have you read it! In other news: In the way of writers, the book that has been tormenting me is not Cast in Wisdom. Because I failed to take a step and land on my foot, the revi­sion for the next novel — The Emper­or’s Wolves — has only just … Continue reading 

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I first “met” Mike Resnick through the long defunct GEnie. I had written a novel. I had, after revi­sions, sold it. I joined SFWA, and because I was a member of SFWA, I was given access to the SFWA RT. A chat room was attached to it, and Mike Resnick was frequently in the chat room. I spent time in the chat room. Mike Resnick frequently made me laugh. Loudly. He had an almost sibling-like desire to tease, and he did. I was afraid of meeting real profes­sionals. Why? Because I don’t always remember how to behave. Because I say what I’m thinking far too often. FAR too often. Because I over-focus some­times and my thoughts become a runaway train and in the end the only thing I am concen­trating on is conveying … Continue reading