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THERE’S COFFEE IN THAT NEBULA! Captain Janeway’s Dark Chocolate-Coffee and Strawberry Mousse

Anyone who knows me knows how much I love Star Trek. And since I also love strong women characters, it’s no surprise that I’m a huge fan of Captain Kathryn Janeway. Although she was afflicted by the A Strong Woman Cannot Cook trope (seriously, having a woman burn a pot roast in a replicator is so much more insulting to her strong-woman-ness than her being able to whip up a soufflé), she remains to this day one of my most admired fictional characters. She was smart, witty, and compassionate, and treated all life forms, even holographic ones, with respect. She Read More

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I’ve been thinking about strong women protagonists lately as I write the sequel to The Seeds of Winter. I tend to value strong women in my creative outlets. The characters I write, the movies and TV shows I watch, the books I read, and even my avatars in the video games I play all include strong women protagonists. Writing the protagonists that carry your story is tricky. Writing strong women protagonists can be even more so, especially if you’re a writer who is conscious how the facets of your character’s personality and actions relate to and represent woman-ness (did I Read More

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  THE ARTILECT WAR WAS SUPPOSED TO DESTROY US. NOW, THE FUTURE OF HUMANKIND DEPENDS ON OUR SURVIVAL.   When I woke up, five years had passed. The Artilect War, a global conflict over the creation of artificial intelligence, was over. The planet is devastated, and the human race has been nearly wiped out. My only connection to the world I once knew is a stranger who protected me as I slept. A cyborg. Like me. We aren’t the only ones, although the war was supposed to destroy us. I can see what they see, and it’s terrifying. To save Read More

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Free Chapters Month: THIEF OF THE NIGHT GUILD (QUEEN OF THIEVES BOOK 2) by Andy Peloquin

  BLURB “I am Ilanna, Journeyman of House Hawk. I do the impossible.” A cunning thief of unrivaled ingenuity, Ilanna is determined to secure her freedom. Nothing will prevent her escape from the Night Guild’s callous cruelty, not even the most powerful man in Praamis, Duke Phonnis. Commanding a crew of pickpockets, bounty hunters, poisoners, and assassins, Ilanna schemes to disgrace the Duke. She must survive blackmail, a bloodthirsty rival syndicate, and enemies within her own House to claim her spoils: vengeance for the deaths of her friends and gold to buy independence. But all Ilanna’s skill may not suffice Read More

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Free Chapters Month: FULL DIVE by T.M. Rain

  BLURB In the virtual city of Atlantis, Wil Romero is a low-res avatar and failed dance club designer. He’d like nothing more than to log out, throw away his visor, and travel the world—the real world. Desperate for cash and an escape from routine, he becomes a test subject for a new, fully-immersive, simulated world. When the simulation turns deadly, Wil is swept up in a conflict that takes him from the back alleys of Atlantis to a hostile virtual forest. He must track a mysterious and elusive avatar who might know the truth of what’s happening, and amidst the chaos, Read More



  BLURB All Spencer really wanted was a normal life. College, a degree, maybe even a dissertation which culminated in finding a way to free his mother from the psychic snow globe where he last saw her. But as the powerless son of the world’s most powerful Augment, normal is too much to ask for. He’s soon sucked back into his father’s world of weaponized humans by his best friend, Eric, and the Crimson Mask himself. The battle this time isn’t with a psychotic robot builder, but with an enemy whose vision of the future is as infectious as the Read More