I’ve got a headache, so I’m sharing a few rockets with you. What’s your favorite? All images rendered using MidJourney. Prompt was rocketship landing on busy spaceport, alien planet, ringed planet visible in sky, twin moons –chaos 100 –ar 2:3 –v 4
This is a snippet from the novel-in-progress, Tanager’s Flight. Look for it to come out in the first quarter of 2023. To tide you over, you might take a look for Crow Moon on Amazon… official announcement tomorrow! *** Jem watched Julia practically dance off alongside the woman. He wasn’t inclined to follow too closely,… Read More Odd Prompts: Tanager Play
I have a new release, but so do some friends and fellow authors, so you’ll have plenty to read this weekend! Zombie Maggots is out just in time for Halloween! It’s available in ebook and paperback for your reading pleasure. If you’d like to know more about the writing process of it, check out my… Read More New Books Today!
I have the honor and delight of creating the covers for this series. So when I tell you Dorothy Grant’s latest in her tactical romance series is out… Between Two Graves I’ve obviously got a bias, but seriously, I think every book of hers has just gotten better, and at this point that’s a pretty… Read More Between Two Graves
A continuation of last week’s story bit. *** Jimmy peered at the screens, his eyes flickering rapidly between them. He was too old to still think that hoping hard enough for something would make it real. He thought this, and then rolled his shoulders, trying to make it true. The tension in his frame was… Read More Odd Prompts: Deep Dive
“Shouldn’t it be a suit?” “What?” He looked up from the wet surface of the dock to meet the other man’s eyes. “Jimmy?” James Pietswach, Jimmy to all and sundry, was hanging over the rail and looking down at the man on the floating dock. “A suit. With, you know, arms and legs. At least… Read More Odd Prompts: Deep Dive
“Tell me about spring.” He nestled close to her, his eyes heavy, his body too warm. She tucked the blanket around him and accepted the snuggle. It was hard for the littles. They didn’t understand so many things. Sick was one of them. Spring was another. “Once upon a time…” She began. He looked up… Read More Odd Prompts: Warmup
A little snippet of a SF romance. Written my way. *** The first time they met could best be described as a case of magnetic repulsion. Their eyes met across the void between them, and the force of their attraction flipped them violently around. “It sounds better when you put it that way.” She was… Read More Odd Prompts: Magnetic Repulsion
(links are affiliate links – if you buy through them, it supports this blog a little bit) The print version of the anthology is now available! Eleven stories about young folks having adventures, ranging from epic fantasy settings to space opera. The pivotal point of their lives is changing, but they have family, and that’s… Read More Books! Books!
Just a note upfront – I’m biased. I was an alpha reader and that’s my cover on this book. So you know, I’m proud of it! It’s a good book, and I think you ought to read it anyway. Foreign Shores – military science fiction Eric’s escape from Solitude quickly turns into a desperate attempt… Read More Science Fiction Recommendation!
A bit of frothy nonsense for today’s prompt response. Also, my son and I were doing a bit of friendly competition, writing 2000 words in the last 24 hours. I made it to 2115 with this. **** “That,” He gestured at the gleaming orb. “Is not a phoenix egg.” “No?” Harnady cocked an eye at… Read More Odd Prompts: The Phoenix Egg
The concrete cowboys were always a sight to behold. Sparks flew from the horseshoes as they trotted four abreast down the avenue. The towering skyscrapers that blocked the sunlight from falling on the riders should have dwarfed them, but somehow they dominated the scene. Crowds pressed up against stanchions, their breath as misty as… Read More Odd Prompts: Riders in the Concrete Jungle