Category: Fiction Writing

Comic Con 2017 Panels: Steampunk Goodness and the End of the World, Ragnarok-Norse-Apocalypse Style

Yay! Comic Con time again. I’m very excited about my panels this time around, so here are the details. First of all, let me just say that this is probably my favorite Salt Lake Comic Con banner yet–Gates McFadden, Dick Van Dyke, John Cusack–I mean, come on! This will be an awesome convention. My Panel Schedule I’m on two very different panels, but interestingly, … Read More Comic Con 2017 Panels: Steampunk Goodness and the End of the World, Ragnarok-Norse-Apocalypse Style

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My SL Comic Con 2016 Schedule: Stephen King’s “On Writing” and “A Celebration of Steampunk”

SL Comic Con 2016 is right around the corner, and I’m excited to be presenting on some really incredible panels. Here’s what I’m promoting and where I’ll be. First of all, I’ve had my Peacock Lavine covers redesigned, and I love how they’ve turned out:  Also check out my short story based on a side story in the Peacock Lavine series: “The Resurrectionist’s Kiss” … Read More My SL Comic Con 2016 Schedule: Stephen King’s “On Writing” and “A Celebration of Steampunk”

My Panels at SL Comic Con FanX 2016: Gaining Writer Resilience, Writing Tough Topics for YA, and Going Beyond Steampunk Goggles

SL Comic Con FanX 2016 is upon us! Here’s what I’m promoting and where I’ll be. First of all, this is my first time having a booth, so look for my boutique press Misch Masch Publishing in Artist’s Alley, with CrankLeft. Our address is Teal 3. Come say hi! I’m promoting three books: First, the Peacock Lavine and the Aetherian Fates of Nott series, … Read More My Panels at SL Comic Con FanX 2016: Gaining Writer Resilience, Writing Tough Topics for YA, and Going Beyond Steampunk Goggles

Did You Know Students Get In LTUE Free?! Where I’ll Be at Life, the Universe, and Everything 2016

It’s upon us! Life, the Universe, and Everything (LTUE) 2016 begins next week, and I’m so excited to be part of this fiction writing conference. I’ve been attending and presenting at LTUE for a couple years now, but I’m only this year realizing that students get in for free! This conference is a great opportunity to meet with authors, filmmakers, artists, gaming professionals, and … Read More Did You Know Students Get In LTUE Free?! Where I’ll Be at Life, the Universe, and Everything 2016

Psychopomps (Shepherds of the Dead) Available in Digital or Print

Happy October 1st! Autumn is hands-down the best season of the year. Time for spooky, paranormal, and otherwise haunting reads! My short story “The Resurrectionist’s Kiss” is featured in an anthology that is now available in print as well as e-book format. Check out Psychopomps: Shepherds of the Dead on Amazon The anthology also features stories by Ben Lane Hodson (Author), E. W. Farnsworth (Author), Raychel … Read More Psychopomps (Shepherds of the Dead) Available in Digital or Print

Action, Austen, Alice, and More: Salt Lake Comic Con 2015 Recap #SLCC15

Writing is often wonderful but just as often, it’s a total slog, so I love the opportunity to step back and attend conferences or conventions. This past weekend, participating in panels at Salt Lake Comic Con 2015 was a blast and I enjoyed meeting so many writers and readers. Here’s a recap! First off, we broke a world record, no big deal… Second, a … Read More Action, Austen, Alice, and More: Salt Lake Comic Con 2015 Recap #SLCC15

Author Raychel Rose Shares Her Inspiration for “The Sea of Ghosts”, As Featured in PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD

It’s fun to have author Raychel Rose guest blogging with me today, as I have enjoyed working with herin conjunction with a new anthology of short stories, which you can can pick up on Amazon: Psychopomps: Shepherds of the Dead. Her story “The Sea of Ghosts” caught my interest because it features a more sinister version of a mermaid–or is she? Rose keeps you guessing … Read More Author Raychel Rose Shares Her Inspiration for “The Sea of Ghosts”, As Featured in PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD

Author E.W. Farnsworth Shares His Inspiration for “Mobile Dusters”, As Featured in PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD

It is my pleasure to have author E.W. Farnsworth guest posting on my blog today. He is one of several authors who has contributed to an anthology I am excited to be a part of. You can pick up Psychopomps: Shepherds of the Dead on Amazon, including his story “Mobile Dusters”, which expresses a post-apocalyptic interpretation of who guides us toward death–computers, aliens, and our own … Read More Author E.W. Farnsworth Shares His Inspiration for “Mobile Dusters”, As Featured in PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD

My Panels for SL Comic Con 2015: How to Write Action, Tea Time with Jane Austen, and the Impact of Alice in Wonderland!

I absolutely love being involved with SL Comic Con and next week’s 2015 event looks to be as killer as ever. Here’s the run-down of my panels and such! I have two books coming out right around this time so it’s a bit of a whirlwind how that’s all worked out, but I can’t wait to share both of these. One is an anthology … Read More My Panels for SL Comic Con 2015: How to Write Action, Tea Time with Jane Austen, and the Impact of Alice in Wonderland!

Be a Beta Reader or Listener for Piccadilly Valkyrie

I ‘m excited to be finalizing work on my next novel PICCADILLY VALKYRIE and am looking for some scathingly-honest beta readers! If you love any of these genres, you will likely enjoy this book: Urban Fantasy, Odin/Thor mythologies, Regency, Victorian, Paranormal, Adventure, Steampunk, and Romance. If you’re wondering whether all that is a strange combination–it is! Here’s the cover and an early version of … Read More Be a Beta Reader or Listener for Piccadilly Valkyrie

Extended Deadline: Short Story Submissions for ‘Shepherds of the Dead’

I’m excited to announce that because a few projects have been rearranged, I’m extending the deadline for submissions to an anthology coming out Fall 2015: PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD. I’m really excited about the scope of this book. Here’s more detail on the project and theme if this is a new idea for you: PSYCHOPOMPS: SHEPHERDS OF THE DEAD. Basically, a psychopomp is any … Read More Extended Deadline: Short Story Submissions for ‘Shepherds of the Dead’

Call for Story Submissions: PSYCHOPOMPS (An Anthology)

I am excited to announce Misch Masch Press‘ first anthology, which will be published this fall. If you are a writer (or aspire to be), I hope you will send in a story for consideration. Here are all the sordid details! What Are Psychopomps? ‘Psychopomp’ is a real term (I did not make it up!) and refers to any being, creature, or essence which … Read More Call for Story Submissions: PSYCHOPOMPS (An Anthology)