Pitch Wars 2019 Wishlist About Me I am an Adult Mentor for Pitch Wars 2019. This is my first year as a mentor, but I have provided feedback and critiques in other settings. My debut novel,  The Conductors, is set to arrive in July 2020. It’s an historical fantasy set in 1870s Philadelphia following aContinue reading

The Desert Windup Spider

I started The Desert Windup Spider happened back when steampunk was popular. Set in a secondary world where the Black Death decimated the European side of the Eurasian continent so much the conquest and colonization of the world never happened. The story follows Mijiza, an inventor whose created a dozen inventions to save lives ofContinue reading “The Desert Windup Spider”

Side Trips or My Visit to the NY Transit Museum

I took a trip to NYC the other day,  as a treat for myself in a year of exciting changes.    I didn’t have much of a plan —  I never do when I go on vacation for some reason.   I plan everything else from arrival to hotels, and even where I’ll grab food.   But everythingContinue reading “Side Trips or My Visit to the NY Transit Museum”

A Tale of Auidobook Players

Recently I gotten rather into listening to audiobooks.  I never was interested before, usually preferring to print.   However I  go into cooking and found I needed something in the background.  I started with music, but when I found myself spending too much time skipping songs instead of watching the pan sizzling on the stove IContinue reading “A Tale of Auidobook Players”

Recent Reads Roundup – April 2018

Here’s a roundup on the  books I finished this month. Books Binti: Night Masquerade by Nnedi Okorafor   ♥♥♥ Earth Logic  by   Laurie J.  Marks     ♥♥♥♥ Dread Nation  by Justina Ireland  ♥♥♥ A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole   ♥♥♥ 1/2 Bruja Born  by  Zoraida Cordova  (eARC from Netgallery)   ♥♥♥♥ Melody:  No Ordinary Sound  by Denise Lewis Patrick Continue reading “Recent Reads Roundup – April 2018”