A Writer’s Ritual: Summoning a Muse

Happy Halloween and good luck to those headed into Nanowrimo month! Here’s a short bit of spooky fiction, a ritual meant to help you summon a Muse. If you’re sure you actually want to.  Every real writer you know knows at least one of a set on 29 perfect rituals. These rituals vary in usefulness depending on their age, usage, and intent of the writer. … Continue reading A Writer’s Ritual: Summoning a Muse

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