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It’s here! It’s here! NEW RELEASE: Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Box 1-3 Introductory price: $5.99 — 40% off regular price Amazon Kobo Nook iBooks Google Play ~ Price goes up to $9.99 on 20 April 2017 ~ Come along, a millennium into the future… if you dare. The Central Galactic Concordance government boasts 500 member […]

Here’s a Free Excerpt from Minder Rising In anticipation of the upcoming new release of The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, I’m posting a series of excerpts from each of the books in the collection. UPDATE: The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, is out — buy it here: Amazon Kobo Nook iBooks Google […]

Here’s a Free Excerpt from Pico’s Crush In celebration of the new release of The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, I’m posting a series of excerpts from each of the books in the collection. Amazon Kobo Nook iBooks Google Play By the way, if you’re willing to post book reviews on Amazon and/or Goodreads, […]

Excerpt from Overload Flux

Here’s a Free Excerpt from Overload Flux In anticipation of the upcoming new release of The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, I’m posting a series of excerpts from each of the books in the collection. UPDATE: The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3, is out — buy it here: Amazon Kobo Nook iBooks Google […]

New Boxed Set Coming Soon

New boxed set coming soon for your reading pleasure: The Central Galactic Concordance Collection, Books 1-3 Do you like boxed sets? I do, because I like to read series, and I like to read the books in the correct order. Even if the books are already conveniently numbered, it’s nice to have them all in one […]

Join an Author's Street Team

What the Heck is an Author Street Team? Back in the days of yore, before the internet, savvy advertisers wanting to go beyond mass media in a particular market hired people to promote the product, service, or brand. The benefit for the “street team” was being the first to know something, or get free samples […]

JUMPER'S HOPE: SFR Brigade Showcase

JUMPER’S HOPE in the SFR Brigade Showcase Welcome to the Science Fiction Romance Brigade Showcase, where authors share snippets from new work, works in progress, cover reveals, character interviews, and so forth. See the holiday bonanza of other engaging posts here. Look for the giveaways and chances to win prizes. And speaking of gifts… Happy […]

Authors Being Wild Again

Authors Being Wild Again at RomCon 2016 Forecast for the weekend: authors being wild again, this time at RomCon 2016 in Denver, 30 Sept. & 1 Oct. I’ll be there both days. The list of attending authors is amazing, and includes some of the Magic, New Mexico coven… uh, pride… uh, team, such as Susan […]

Screenplay Adaptation: Overload Flux

What would a screenplay adaptation of Overload Flux, the first book in my space opera series, look like? Glad you asked. Screenplay Adaptation of Books Books get made into movies all the time, even science fiction books (just ask Andy Weir about The Martian). Even series get made into films, such as Harry Potter and […]

I got hit by the cross genre bus

Writing Cross Genre, or How I Got Hit by the Cross-Genre Bus My flagship series is the Central Galactic Concordance series, a sprawling space opera with a big damn story arc that I figure will take at least nine books to do it justice. My muse’s home planet is science fiction, probably because I was […]

Another fan of fan fiction

Fan Fiction Rocks Hi, my name is Carol, and even though I’m a professional science fiction and fantasy author, I’m a big fan of fan fiction. There; I’ve said it. Fan fiction is, according to Wikipedia, “fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than […]

Inventing History for IN GRAVES BELOW

Inventing History for IN GRAVES BELOW, a Paranormal Romance You may have learned in school that St. Augustine is the oldest living city in the U.S., founded by the Spanish conquistadors in the late 1560s. When the Spanish sent scouts out to explore the west, they ran into Native Americans who’d been there for thousands […]

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below

Paranormal Romance: In Graves Below (Super-Seckrit Project Revealed) Deep in the subterranean fortress* that is my office, I’ve been working on a secret side project (see my recent post) that can now be unveiled. While my muse’s home base is science fiction, it loves vacations in various other genres, such as fantasy, action, mystery, paranormal, romance, […]

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I’m working on a Super-Sekrit Writing Project. For those of you who follow me on Facebook, you may have read that it’s a paranormal romance. Why is it secret? Contracts, primarily, but also timing. You see, I’m not the only one working on this project. Other authors are playing in the same sand box, too, […]

Great Review for PICO'S CRUSH

“Read this book if you adore big space conspiracies and multi-faction machinations.” The delightfully named Psychotropek.net wrote a great review of Pico’s Crush, Book 3 in the Central Galactic Concordance series. She likes the characters, and the universe, and the bit with the… well, you should read it for yourself. I know I said last […]