Interview and Giveaway for The Steamship Chronicles at Tome Tender

Dii at Tome Tender has graciously offered to host another giveaway for me, this time in celebration of completing the first volume in The Steamship Chronicles, a steampunk adventure series she has enjoyed. She asked me a few new questions … Continue reading

BayCon 2015 Report

BayCon this year was an extravaganza geared to make it absolutely clear women are welcome and respected in the science fiction and fantasy fandom. SallyRose Robinson and Kathleen McDowell, the co-chairs, did an excellent job securing the first all-female special … Continue reading

Panelist at BayCon 2015

I have been a panelist at BayCon for a good number of years and look forward to seeing what I’m assigned to each year. Well, my BayCon 2015 schedule has arrived and there are some interesting selections for sure. 1. … Continue reading

5+1 Interesting Links for 02-27-2015

Interview Heidi Kneale asked some tough but fascinating questions about society both now and in the Regency Era in her interview of me on Romance Spinners. Oxford Comma (Grammar) A fun look at the controversy surrounding the Oxford comma. Note: … Continue reading

Convolution 2014 Con Report

This was my first year attending Convolution, but I’m hoping to continue this tradition as I had a wonderful, exhausting, illuminating, and energizing time. Yes, I know some of those appear contradictory, but trust me, they’re not. I thought the … Continue reading

Panelist at Convolution 2014 Sept 26-28

I mentioned earlier this summer that I’d been invited to be a panelist on a new-to-me Bay Area convention called Convolution. This is their third year, and if the plans for the previous ones resembled this programming schedule, I’m sorry … Continue reading

Secrets Giveaway with Author and Character Interviews

In case you hadn’t heard, my steampunk adventure is being profiled on Tome Tender with a couple bonus features and a giveaway. Six people will win an eBook prize, three a copy of both Secrets, Book One of The Steamship … Continue reading

A Pile of Secrets

I received my first full shipment of Secrets (The Steamship Chronicles, Book One) this week in time for my signing here in Reno. They look lovely on the outside, but it’s the story inside that counts. Sam and Nat are … Continue reading

An Ode to Readers and LitFest Thoughts

One of the many fun and thrilling moments at the Great Carson City LitFest was when two women who had been talking to me about my books and seemed to find them intriguing asked me if I’d be willing to … Continue reading

Announcements, Appearances, and the Opportunity to Read an Excerpt

Treats in My Author Newsletter I was recently reminded that though I have buttons in prominent places for people to subscribe to my newsletter, I’m actively working to distract my visitors by what I hope is interesting content and so … Continue reading