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Women’s Book March: The Tea Master and the Detective by Aliette de Bodard

I’m challenging myself to read only novels by women and femme people for a full year, from March 2019 through March 2020. Read this post to get the full story! The Tea Master and the Detective is a tautly focused … Continue reading

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Women’s Book March: The Only Harmless Great Thing by Brooke Bolander

I’m challenging myself to read only novels by women and femme people for a full year, from March 2019 through March 2020. Read this post to get the full story! The next entry in my Women’s Book March is The … Continue reading

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Women’s Book March: The Race by Nina Allan

I’m challenging myself to read only novels by women and femme people for a full year, from March 2019 through March 2020. Read this post to get the full story! My next installment in the Women’s Book March challenge is … Continue reading

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Women’s Book March: Everfair by Nisi Shawl

I’m challenging myself to read only novels by women and femme people for a full year, from March 2019 through March 2020. Read this post to get the full story! My first read for the Women’s Book March challenge is … Continue reading

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New Blog Feature: Women’s Book March!

Hi everyone! This is a quick post to announce a new post series launching this March on the Expansion Front: the Women’s Book March! I’ve had it in my head for a while to challenge myself to read only books … Continue reading

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I’m answering reader questions on Goodreads in September!

To celebrate Absence of Blade‘s upcoming one-year release anniversary, I’ll be answering reader questions on Goodreads all September! Visit my author profile on Goodreads and ask me anything about science fiction, publishing, the writing process, or something random if you’d … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Deadpool Die?

Warning: Spoilers for Deadpool 2, Logan “There are two constants in life: death and sequels.” – Me I saw Deadpool 2 last weekend. Despite a problematic, fridging-dependent premise, I enjoyed it a lot and thought it nailed the fourth wall-breaking, … Continue reading

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What Would Life be Like on a Planet with Binary Stars?

It’s an iconic shot: Luke Skywalker watches double sunsets as evening falls on Tattooine in Star Wars: A New Hope. Science fiction films like Star Wars, and novels like Brian Aldiss’ The Dark Light Years and Fire Time by Poul … Continue reading

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Upcoming Space Opera Release – ABSENCE OF BLADE

I’m excited to announce the release of my debut novel, Absence of Blade! Absence of Blade is the start of a new space opera series set against a backdrop of interstellar strife. On a contested world, a hegemonic human empire … Continue reading

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Writing Convincing Aliens Part 3: Interstellar Relations

This series is intended to help writers brainstorm the elements that go into creating convincing aliens. It can also be applied to creating convincing nonhuman fantasy creatures, artificial intelligences, and so on. My science fiction novel, Absence of Blade, is … Continue reading

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