DMLPBRE: Mur Lafferty

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

DMLPBRE: Rowan Cota

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

DMLPBRE: Val Prozorova

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

Free Fiction: Until She Wakes

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

Quick character sheets for writers.

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.