I have the honor of appearing on the GenCon Writers' Symposium Panel "Social Media in Tumultuous Times," moderated by the amazing Howard Tayler and featuring authors Briana Lawrence, Keith Law, Kirsten McFarland. It will air on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020 at 11am EDT. You can register for free tickets here, which Gen Con encourages you … Continue reading GenCon Panel
I had the pleasure of speaking at both Shore Leave 41.5 and the Modiphius Day of Honor this past weekend, and it was the most energizing, joy-filled block of hours I've experienced during all of quarantine (aside from writing the Trek content itself). Those of us in the geek world who are used to spending … Continue reading Reflection on a Weekend of Trek
I'm excited to say my good friend Amy Imhoff will be moderating the panel, and she created this beautiful graphic for us. Learn more at: https://www.shore-leave.com/programming/schedule.htm
I'm pleased to announce I have the honor of creating a series of video fiction workshops for The Community Writing Center, which you can view free of charge. The link to register is here (select "Fiction Workshop Series") and the viewing link will be emailed to you. There are three workshops, each about 90 minutes … Continue reading Free Fiction Workshop Series
It's official! The new Klingon Core Rulebook for Star Trek Adventures is dropping from Modiphius, and I could not be more proud to have contributed to this beautiful book. You'll find several sidebars penned by me scattered through the volume about various key moments in Klingon history, and it was an absolute joy to research … Continue reading Book Release: Klingon Core Rulebook for Star Trek Adventures, and Day of Honor Event
I've said this before and I'll say it till the world gives them more credit: my students are awesome. Every week at our creative writing group meeting, one or more of them blow me away with their compassion, creativity, writing ability, and overall heart. Because I believe the world can never contain too much ambient … Continue reading Inspiring teen moments from writing club
I am honored to announce my flash fiction story "Fish Bones" has been named a winner of the "Get to Work" flash fiction contest sponsored by the SVSU Writing Center. It will be published in an upcoming edition of the community journal Still Life. I was also invited to read my piece at "The Work Project," … Continue reading Flash Fiction contest win and reading
Shore Leave 39 has officially announced me as an Author Guest. I am honored and excited to attend. It's going to be awesome!
Books are the best surprises. And the most interesting mysteries. This book recently showed up at my local library, held in my name. I didn't request it (at least, not that I recall--I request a lot of books). Since I know all the library staff very well, and they all know me and my writerly … Continue reading Words that Move
Link to my recent interview with long-running fanzine File 770.