What I’m Reading: Monsters, Revenge, Steampunk, and Tentacles

What I’m Reading: Monsters, Revenge, Steampunk, and Tentacles

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary, translated by J.R.R. Tolkien This is going to be a slow and long read. I love the legend of Beowulf, so that might have pulled me in, anyway — but Tolkien’s use of language is just so, so incredible. I won’t be reading this all in one go; I’ll be(…)

Where to find updates about my work (Where’s Meljean?)

Where to find updates about my work (Where’s Meljean?)

One of the most important things I learned from the serial release is that I really don’t reach a lot of my readers — or perhaps they are following me on one social media site, but not another, so the updates they needed weren’t necessarily the updates they received. So here is a quick breakdown(…)

The Kraken King, Part VIII roundup! and FAQs

The Kraken King, Part VIII roundup! and FAQs

First, a few frequently asked questions: (Most of this is information that I included in my newsletter. If you missed that, here is a link! And here is my newsletter link if you want to sign up.) When will the compiled version of THE KRAKEN KING be released? I’m not sure yet! I expect that(…)

Sticky: THE KRAKEN KING discussion thread!

Sticky: THE KRAKEN KING discussion thread!

Go ahead and have at it! I’ll check in now and again to see if anyone has questions (but I won’t give any spoilers for upcoming episodes, sorry!) But if you’re wondering about the world, the story format, or anything else, I’m game. (If you want a discussion forum that doesn’t include my contributions or(…)

A new cover: Night Shift (Milla Vane)

A new cover: Night Shift (Milla Vane)

I see that Ilona and Lisa already posted this — and this really isn’t mine, but belongs to my barbarian-writing alter-ego, Milla Vane. But she’s such a n00b that I’m posting a few things for her until her site is a little better. This is coming November 25th! Here’s the anthology description: Four masters of(…)

Ah, Maleficent. (Not a review; just a few notes.)

Ah, Maleficent. (Not a review; just a few notes.)

This post is going to have a few spoilers for the movie and probably needs trigger warnings for the topic of sexual assault. You know that moment when you see a movie that you want to be great — and in some ways it is great! — but not all ways? That was me, watching Maleficent. This(…)