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The Shreveport Times Article

I met author Judy Christie a few years back at our “Author! Author!” event here in Shreveport. Judy writes excellent novels with a “Louisiana flair” and her books are delightful. 171 more words

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Art award helps, but it can't make the tarnished 2015 Hugo Awards shine

I tried to read the short story nominees for this year’s Hugo Awards. I really did. I went to the list blind–meaning that I did not know whether or not the nominees I read were on the Sad/Rabid Puppies slate or not. 446 more words


6 ways to keep nice characters alive

Writing the second draft of my WIP is starting to scare me. I’ve spent a week on chapter 1. One of my main challenges is dealing with two characters who are, well, nice people. 662 more words


The C- Chip

On a calm night during my hostel life, a quirky thought struck my head, as if some story spirit got into my wits. As my friends waited, I began weaving the tale – the tale about corruption. 627 more words


Free Magic

I’m working on Abra Cadavra, also known as Hard-Boiled Witch 4, so all this week I’ve put up book 3 for FREE (click the picture for US, for… 223 more words


Children of God by Mary Doria Russell

Children of God is the sequel to The Sparrow, Mary Doria Russell’s fabulous Jesuit time-travel tale. While I enjoyed this book and recommend it if you’ve read… 380 more words

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