See You at Readercon!

Less than a week to go until Readercon 30. I’ll be there all weekend if you want to stop and say hi or attend one of my panels, my reading, or my kaffeeklatsch! Here’s where I’ll be and what I’ll be doing: Friday 8:00 PMSalon C – Reading: John P. MurphyI’ll be reading from my […]

The Body and the Bomb

Good news, everyone! My short story, “The Body and the Bomb” has been published over at Crossed Genres for this month’s issue on Mystery, linked from the front page.┬áIf you haven’t seen it yet, I hope you enjoy it! (And don’t just read mine! There’s some great stuff there)

A Scene From My Work In Progress

Just for fun, I thought I’d post a scene that I’ve been working on. This is from early in the novel, so while it contains important plot points, it’s not much of a spoiler. It takes place aboard the Colonial Union Ship William S. Halliday, which is currently docked with the Deep Space Telescopic Array […]

Still Scribbling

Looking back on my last few weeks of blog posts, one could be forgiven for thinking that I’ve spent more time writing about writing than actually writing! So, maybe a little update is in order. I have three primary projects right now, and have made some progress on all of them. First, I’m rewriting a […]

Why Is It Not Bats?

The post title is a direct quote of a friend’s 3-year old, who asked her mother the above question when told she was having chicken for dinner. (I like this kid) But it turns out to not just be funny but I think good advice for me when I’m writing science fiction. See, one of […]