Myths and Magic: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Box Set of the Summer!

Myths and Magic: The Science Fiction and Fantasy Box Set of the Summer!

Writing Science Fiction with my BFF!

Michael Trozzo is an amazing writer/director who I met in film school when I was doing my MFA. He’s got mad chops and a wonderful tone. Seriously… you’re going to love this book.

Here’s how it happened: last December we’re fulfilling our annual tradition of watching the holiday scifi blockbuster, which falls on his birthday. In this case… Rebel One. I leaned over and said, “We gotta write a Space Opera!”

And Michael said, “Yeah!”

Those words might read a little ‘eh’ on your computer, but imagine them shouted in a darkened theatre while two Star Destroyers of the Imperial Fleet crash into each other.

Well, this is how “I Am Human” was born.

Turns out it’s not quite space opera. It’s more like “Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy” meets “Terminator.” [Read more…]

Gypsies After Dark Box Set Available for Pre-Order

Gypsies After Dark Box Set Available for Pre-Order

I’m super excited to announce my contribution to my very first box set, the very alluring Gypsies After Dark. I was so inspired when I saw Rebecca Hamilton’s announcement about this set, that I had to throw my hat in the ring. I dusted off one of my other manuscripts (there are a ton in my computer!) and did some heavy and exciting editing on it and was thrilled to be accepted to place it next to these other author’s exclusive, brand new books!

I’ll be providing a more detailed look at this new series over the coming months, but rest assured it’s set in the Shifter Chronicles world, but focuses on a whole different part of the universe… in Italy! =)

Gypsies After Dark is due to release June 20th and was made available for pre-order last week.

Gypsies After Dark

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Talking with J.A. Culican Bestselling Author of Keeper of Dragons

Talking with J.A. Culican Bestselling Author of Keeper of Dragons

What does it take to write a bestselling novel?

I had the good fortune recently to speak with J.A. Culican, the bestselling author of Keeper of Dragons. I admire J.A. for a number of reasons, one is that she writes killer stories, but she also does it in her sparetime while being a working mom (of FOUR kids!) J.A. has published one novel and is avidly working on her second novel now.

Q: Where do you get the ideas for your books?
A: Most of my ideas come from my kids. They love fantasy stories. Harry Potter being their favorite. So, at night I started telling them stories….that’s how my first novel The Keeper of Dragon’s came to be.

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