05.01.2021 - The May newsletter is out with plenty of announcements. The Lost Temple of Psiere has been shortlisted for a GCLS Goldie Award! GCLS has also posting the Finalist Author Spotlight schedule. I've updated my "appearances" accordingly to reflect that, the regular Author Spotlight, the Author Spotlight that I'll be moderating, and the Trends in Fanfic panel that I'm on this year. Click the blue links to sign up.
04.15.2021 - I have a new cover!! What do you think? Created by the supremely talented, May Dawney. I suspect she will be doing all my speculative fiction covers going forward.
03.30.2021 - Remember Me, Synthetica has made it to the final round for the GCLS Tee Corinne Award for Outstanding Cover Art. It is a beautiful cover and perfect for the novel. What do you think?
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Chosen of Artemis - WIP (TBD)
Location: Zoom (Join group for link)
Date & Time: Wednesdays @ 4:30 PM EST
Activity: Writing in 20-25 minute sprints with the group
Usual meeting location: Howell Carnegie Library
314 W Grand River Ave, Howell, Michigan 48843
Date & Time: April 24, 2021 @12:00 PM
Activity: This month members will discuss the virtual pitch event they attended.
Date & Time: Saturday May 8th @ 11:00 AM EST
Activity: 5 Goldie finalists will read from their novels
Event: GCLS Author Spotlight - Author Reading
Date & Time: Saturday @ 11:00 AM EST
Activity: 5 Authors will read from their novels
Event: GCLS Author Spotlight - Moderator
Date & Time: Saturday @ 04:00 PM EST
Activity: Moderator for an Author Spotlight
Event: GCLS: Trends in Fanfic - Panelist
Date & Time: TBD
Activity: Discussion: Fanfic is often a frontrunner to lesfic, with themes, tropes and even phrases moving from fanfic to published novels. We’ll talk about current hot trends in fanfic, from the story level down to specific language. Are there tropes that are taboo or simply won’t work in lesfic? (Yes, we plan to talk about Omegaverse—you don’t need to know what that is, just come prepared to buckle your seatbelts and, if necessary, use your safeword.) We’ll also look at the trend of lesfic authors tagging content of their novels and talk about why and how this works.