(TL:DR version: Use the form below to help me decide what serial fiction I’m going to give away to my readers. You can sign up to be a reader too! Thanks!) Halloween is quickly approaching, and after that, the authors most hated or beloved season (depending on who you ask and when) Nanowrimo! Love it or hate it, it is here to saturate the indie … Continue reading A Little Bit of Fiction?
Dig them ditches… Dead Machines Live People Book Release Extravaganza Presents: Mur Lafferty – Author! I’ve been a fan of Mur and her podcasting for, well, years and years now, when my friend J.R. starting talking about Mur on social media. As an author, they don’t come much harder-working than Mur and I think that shows in the quality of her work and its attention … Continue reading DMLPBRE: Mur Lafferty
Let’s get creepy… Dead Machines Live People Book Release Extravaganza Presents: Howard Ingham – Author, historian, genius. Howard comes to us fresh from a successful kickstarter to fund a really unique project. Have you ever heard of Folk Horror? Well you can read more about it here. Now on to some weird questions by an expert on the strange! 1. So I’m catching you just … Continue reading DMLPBRE: Howard Ingham
Time to get clever… Dead Machines Live People Book Release Extravaganza Presents: Rowan Cota – Futurist How about something a little different? Rowan is a good friend, coder, and low-key expert on internet security. If you’re looking to lock down who you are online, Rowan’s a good place to start. You ready for a little learning? 1. Of all the people I know, you’re the … Continue reading DMLPBRE: Rowan Cota
It’s complicated… Dead Machines Live People Book Release Extravaganza Presents: Val Prozorova – Author 1950s Washington, DC. James has just accepted a teaching position for the State Department. But after too many drinks at his own housewarming party, he meets Henry, a doctor and his neighbor. Their connection is immediate, but after a drunken kiss they end up parting ways with alarm. That’s just beginning … Continue reading DMLPBRE: Val Prozorova
Later this month I’m releasing a novel. It’s a woman’s story with giant robots ghosts and a strong anti-war theme. I’ve posted some teasers and of course you can take a look at the first two chapters if you want a sample of its quality. If that’s not enough to convince you, fine, how about a free short story showing Io Suta, the main character … Continue reading Free Fiction: Until She Wakes
I’m outlining a novella, because a sinner never sleeps, right? (It MIGHT have something to do with this. *shifty eyes*) I’ve got some characters and groups that I want to have some info worked out for as I outline. I don’t always go character first, but I do sometimes do characters kind of at the same time. My process is rarely linear, and in this … Continue reading Quick character sheets for writers.