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Book List 2012

Read for Fun Dinosaur Hunter by Homer Hickam Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence Boneshaker by Cherie Priest The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers A Princess of Mars (Barsoom #1) by Edgar Rice Burroughs Legion, a short […]

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Spaceships and Vampires

It’s been a slightly crazy week in terms of where my mind has been. After a weekend of finishing the novel The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers and watching some random television, I started Monday with every intention of delving back into City of Orphans and generating some serious word count. I go to the […]

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A Consortium of Worlds

As sort of a side note in addition to my last post, I thought I’d tell you that A Consortium of Worlds Vol. 3 is now avaliable for download here. This e-mag is the third collection of speculative fiction short stories that the Consortium has published. In it you will journey to new worlds, and […]

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Book Review: Foreign Identity

I have to confess something. I’m not sure what exactly I just read, but I really enjoyed it. I guess if I had to classify it as anything, I would call Foreign Identity by Becca J. Campbell a sci-fi mystery thriller romance. It begins with two strangers waking up chained to a wall with no […]

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2011: A Year in Review

Dear readers and friends, I did not write a Flamin’ Friday post yesterday, nor did I write one last week. But it was Christmas after all, and last night I was (for once!) writing on my novel, Into the Flames. But I feel you all deserve some words of finality as this year comes to […]

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Flamin’ Friday: updates and excerpts

I’ve been editing a lot of stuff for the Consortium lately, so sadly I don’t have this amazing blog post to make up for not having one at all last week. But while I’m here, I’ll say, the sequel to Taming Fire is coming out next week. You’re read Taming Fire by now, right? You […]

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Welcome to Flaming Friday!

Welcome to the first edition of Flaming Friday, folks! Draft number: 4 (ish) Word count of draft 3: 63,575 Word count of draft 4: 24,220 What’s Going On, Jessie? What I’m doing right now: Starting the next draft of my book. That’s right, kiddos, going right back to the beginning and starting all over. Well, […]

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Book Review: Murder in Manolos

Check out my book review of Murder in Manolos on the Consortium’s website. Murder in Manolos is written by Linsey Mastin and published by Tate Publishing, where I work. I didn’t work on Linsey’s book but I know a lot of great people who helped her polish her novel to what it is today. So […]

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It!

My friends, I think it is time I officially said something. That something is that my novel, Into the Flames, is scheduled to be published. Consortium Books has graciously allowed me to line up in the queue, and my release date is set for mid-March 2012. Now I have much work to do before then, […]

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An Editor’s Life, or, Six Things I Did at Work Yesterday

Yesterday at work I felt very productive and realized that I got to do a little bit of just about everything that my job entails. I thought it might interest you, gentle readers, to see what it is like to be an editor. Now, this isn’t typical of most people of my position. Most editors […]

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