The last six years have changed us all. Back to back crises, none of which ever really were resolved. Isolation, frustration, chronic stress, complete upheaval in the way we live our lives— Nothing is the way it was, and it will never be quite the same again. Even before the pandemic, I was struggling with […]
Changing Hands Bookstore has always been one of my favorite local independent booksellers. Now they’re my absolute favorite because THEY PUT MY BOOK ON THEIR SHELVES! You should go to their Tempe store and buy many lots books (including mine so they keep stocking it). Help support these awesome people who have absolutely made my […]
The bulk order of paperbacks arrived today! Once I finish my happy dance, I’ll get to signing them and printing address labels for the people who’ve already placed orders. I might even send them out a little bit early as a thank you for the preorder.
My wife showed me a wonderful, though long, post by Krista D Ball about the trope of the Strong Female Character, how it goes wrong, and how that’s not necessarily what we need anymore. I agree with pretty much everything she wrote. I’ve never fully understood the obsession with making every single female character “strong”, […]
I stumbled upon Anthony Howe’s work some time ago. It’s amazing and mesmerizing in so many ways. When I started thinking about the design of a ship that could punch a hole into another universe and then widen it enough to pass through, his work came to mind. This is the inspiration behind the final […]