Category Archives: Science Fiction

My Name Is

My mother was a librarian, so I grew up surrounded by books. I used to like to accompany her to each new library to which she was assigned. Once she showed me where the science fiction shelf was, I’d sit … Continue reading

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Surviving the Templar Tombs

In my space opera trilogy, the Templars were an old species, maybe the first to achieve interstellar travel. When humanity’s empire butted up against Templar space, war erupted. Humanity unleashed a genetic plague that wiped the Templars out. The trilogy … Continue reading

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New Worlds Await

July 7 is the anniversary of the publication of my first space opera novel, The Dangerous Type. I wrote this piece about faster-than-light travel back then, but it was never published. I thought you might be interested in it. New … Continue reading

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With You By My Side, It Should Be Fine

The story that got me into the Clarion Science Fiction Writers Workshop was about a nonbinary prostitute called Tolly. Thomas Disch, one of my Clarion instructors, was extremely disappointed when he met me and my gender didn’t match his expectations, … Continue reading

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The Weekly Morbid

The essays that I’ve been scrambling to write have started going up to celebrate my favorite season of the year. First up is an essay at Horror Made. I’m really proud of this one. I pulled together a list of … Continue reading

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