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Help Us Help Vets, One Dog at a Time

Buy Embrace the Romance: Pets in Space 2 and Help Us Help Vets, One Dog at a Time Help us help vets! For the price of a cup of coffee, you get twelve great science fiction romance stories, and the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting U.S. veterans. 10% of all preorders and the first month’s […]

Romance Is the Hope of Life

Romance is the Hope of Life If you read (or write) romance, chances are, you’ve received subtle or overt negative commentary on your choice of genre. You’ve probably hidden the cover, or felt embarrassed, or made excuses, just to keep the peace. Been there, done that, got the T-shirt. The reasons for discounting, sneering at, […]

Excerpt from Last Ship Off Polaris-G (A Central Galactic Concordance Novella) A bureaucrat and an interstellar trader must overcome treachery and their broken past to save the last inhabitants of a dying planet. Note: This snippet starts the first chapter of Last Ship Off Polaris-G. ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ SUPPLY DEPOT MANAGER Anitra Helden […]

Excerpt from Jumper’s Hope (Central Galactic Concordance Book 4) Today I’m sharing a free excerpt from Jumper’s Hope, the fourth book in my space opera-adventure-romance series. Reunited lovers must outwit a ruthless government agent, or their rumored deaths will be real this time. * GDAT 3242.002 * Planet: Branimir * It took Jess Orowitz a […]

Jumper's Hope Nominated for RONE Award

Jumper’s Hope Nominated for a RONE Award InD’Tale Magazine reviewed Jumper’s Hope (Central Galactic Concordance Book 4) in the April edition and gave it a four stars. More recently, Jumper’s Hope was nominated for a RONE Award in the Fantasy/Science Fiction category. If you’re so inclined, I’d appreciate your vote for my book. Register for […]

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 […]