Cover for Caliban!

Very excited to reveal the brilliant cover Jeff Minkevics has created for my forthcoming novella, Caliban. I think Jeff captured the essence of the story in his artistic concept, while also paying homage to the golden era of SF. At first Jeff wanted to give a tip of the hat to the great illustrative covers created by Doubleday artists, using a Puppet Masters feel, but when it was made apparent to Jeff that the main character…

Update: The Rose Guardian

I am so very close to finishing the first draft of my new novel, The Rose Guardian. I know, I know, I keep saying this date, and then that date, and then another, but life and obligations continually suck away my creative energy. Between operating the publishing house, and attending to the glass business which keeps Gary and me afloat, there is little time left. But I am carving out hours here and there, stringing thoughts into…

Writing, really I am

Seems to be I can only manage one post a month. My apologies, dear reader. Writing of The Rose Guardian continues slowly but positively. I’m so close to finishing the first draft, perhaps by close of year. I’m very happy with how the characters have developed, particularly Vi, my protagonist. It has been a challenge writing three separate stories, meshing them so the stories flow as a cohesive whole. Fine tuning of that will happen…