I’m really excited to be attending & presenting at the When Words Collide literary festival in Calgary this coming weekend! I’ve never been before, but it seems it’s a gathering point for quite a lot of the Canadian SF/F community. I’m excited to be seeing writers I’ve only read! Here’s what I’ve got going on […]Read more "When Words Collide Literary Festival"
I’m celebrating my Patreon anniversary by making limited-edition Gunsmoke & Dragonfire postcards available to my Patrons during the month of August! These postcards were previously only available to G&D Kickstarter Backers as a reward package! They feature original art by Aaron Siddall our cover illustrator, and three of our authors. Each one is tied to […]Read more "Limited Edition Postcards! Join My Patreon AUGUST ONLY!"
Delighted to report that it looks like I and about 120 other LGBTQ2+ science fiction authors get to add “#1 Amazon Bestseller” to our bragging rights! “Migration: Queer Sci-Fi 6th Annual Flash Fiction Contest” made number 1 in LGBT Science Fiction on its release day, July 24! My story, “A Weight off Their Shoulders,” is […]Read more "Migration: Queer Sci-Fi – #1 Amazon Bestseller!"
I’ve now finished reading the Honor Harrington “Honorverse” space opera series. Mostly, as I’m sure you can tell by my reviews, I’ve been impressed. I thought some books were better than others, and like many fans, I became impatient with sections that were repeated between books. But as a writer, I began to notice things. […]Read more "A True Chronological Reading of the Last 10 Honorverse Books, Part 1 @DavidWeberBooks"
by Julie-Ann Harper Self-publishing is booming, and with this transition comes a plethora of organisations worldwide offering author services to writers. But what if your budget doesn’t extend to a professional editor, typesetter, cover designer, and so forth? Does this mean your book will not meet industry standards, be of poor quality, or sadly never be […]Read more "The Best DIY Tools to Publish a Book on a Budget"
Howdy friends! I’m looking ahead to the summer event season. I’ll be out and about in Western Canada. Here’s the events I’m looking at. If it’s italicized, that means I’ve been confirmed by the organizers and I will for sure be there. June 8th & 9th: The Penti-Con (Penticton, BC) – I’ll be presenting a […]Read more "Where I’ll Be This Summer"