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The Fear of Long Books

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This is something I’ve noticed lately in my time spent in various author places online. There is an almost pathological fear of long books. I see post after post from people worrying about their word count, that their book is “too long.” I see post after post of people saying “Keep your book short because all long books are unedited… Read more »

What I’m Reading

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End of March, 2017 edition. Whoa, this post has proper capitalization! Wonders are not ceasing! Anyway, it’s Friday, so I’m going to talk about books I’m reading/have read/plan to read. Actually it being Friday has nothing to do with; I just wanted to post this and today seemed good. If I post this sort of thing again it’s doubtful it… Read more »

Book Launch for Stranger Skies this Saturday in Powell River

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Some info about my book launch for Stranger Skies this weekend in Powell River.

Reading more women authors

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In 2014 I am actively seeking out more queer, trans*, disabled, indigenous, mixed race, and women of colour authors, and shying away from my favored genre of SFF.

Blog Tour: An interview with Aristeia author Wayne Basta!

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Wayne Basta Today I’ll be interviewing Wayne Basta, author of Aristeia: Revolutionary Right and Aristeia: A Little Rebellion, which just got released on June 1st. Wayne is on a blog tour in honor of his latest novel release and Gossip Diet is one of his stops. I’m excited about this, and I hope you are too. Has someone been instrumental… Read more »

Aristeia: A Little Rebellion

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Today’s post is a bit of a deviation from the ordinary: I am hosting Wayne Basta on a blog tour for his upcoming new release, Aristeia: A Little Rebellion. Aristeia: A Little Rebellion Unlike her brother, Saracasi Ocaitchi has always known that her loyalties belong to the ideals of freedom and democracy, not the government of the Alliance, and that… Read more »

30 in 30: Day 18 (Wiccans in Space, female-dominated societies, and the family Jewels)

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Favourite Opening Scene to a Book This is honestly something I haven’t given a lot of thought. Either the opening scene of a book is interesting enough grip me and I read the rest of the book, or it’s not and I don’t. I don’t rank the opening scenes as “favourites”. A few books’ opening scenes that stand out are… Read more »