Announcing the Outside-North-America Version of Peacekeeper

You might be wondering what the heck I’ve been doing in 2013—I’ve had the same questions. Well, I was inundated with my volunteer responsibilities to the Pikes Peak Writers for a while (I was appointed to position of Secretary in November last year, then things went crazy in 2013). In between all that, I finally […]

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Please don’t turn my computer into a phone! On the other hand…

Better speech recognition is nice… We’ll later look at the challenges of dictating SF and Fantasy. But if I’d wanted to create my digital art or 450-plus-page novels on a phone, then I wouldn’t have bought an iMac with a beautiful 27 inches of screen real estate, 8 gigabytes of memory, and all driven by […]

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Get Discounted AND Signed Books This Friday!

This Friday night, Sept 7th at 7:30 p.m., the Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers (RMFW) are having a book sale and signing that will be open to the public. A multitude of RMFW authors (usually defined as 30-plus authors, most of whom are on this list) will be in Ballroom B of the Renaissance Denver Hotel […]

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QQ: 2B R N2B?

As a purveyor, buyer, and all-around user of the English language, my attention was caught by The Telegraph article “Ralph Fiennes blames Twitter for ‘eroding’ language.” The headline pointed at Twitter but Mr. Fiennes, an English actor, blamed social networking and our society, as a whole, for dumbing down the English language. Speaking at the […]

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SF Signal’s Mind Meld: What’s your favorite big dumb object in SF?

Join me and other (much more esteemed) SF authors as we answer the question, “What’s Your Favorite ‘Big Dumb Object’ in SF?” over at SF Signal. The SF trope “Big Dumb Object” was coined for any mysterious, large, and often powerful object discovered near the beginning of a novel and used as plot device. Originally, […]

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