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Corvette 2 Update

Corvette 2 is in the hands of beta readers and hopefully, by the end of the week will be in final edits. At that time I’ll format the paperback and ebook. In the meantime, the models used for the cover are being photographed. Here are some shots from the first attempt by me to capture the Black Star and the Weippe. The above shots were taken with my phone while I waited fro the sun to clear clouds. Meanwhile, the…

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Readers’ Favorites

   Last year my novella, Devon’s Blade received a Five Star review from Reader’s Favorite. This year my novella, Corvette, won Silver Award and received a Five Star review from Reader’s Favorite. Both of these stories are Military Sci-Fi and feature my style of realistic story telling coupled with characters that you want to root for. Both of them are also small stories that focus on a small portion of a larger conflict. Devon’s Blade is a classic air combat…

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Indie Author Day

I’ll be on a panel and doing a reading for Indie Author Day – October 14th a the Main Library in Boise. Looking forward to seeing everyone there. Come and say Hi to me and all the other local Indie writers! Indie Author Day SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2017, 10AM – 4:30PM Location Main Library – Third Floor Room Marion Bingham Room Contact Name Lorie Contact Email lbroumand@cityofboise.org Library Branch Main Library Type of Event Book Sale, Books & Reading, Special Programs & Events…

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Book Series Issues

I’m having quite the time figuring out the branding of my Sci-Fi universe. For the past few years I’ve been calling it the Star Saga, which is accurate in that the whole series follows multiple generations spread out over a thousand years, but doesn’t make it easy for the reader to understand. So I’m reorganizing the books once again for clarity. This is part of branding my fiction and plays into how it gets advertised to readers. If the reader…

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Long Overdue Writing Update

WRITING STATUS Fans of the Corvette novella will be pleased to know that the first draft is complete and in the hands of a few select beta readers. A second draft or pass at the manuscript will occur after I get some comments from the betas. Then it’s off to the editor and copy editor and finally, it will get released. When will that last part happen, you ask? Probably in late October. In the meantime, I’ve already started writing…

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Library Reading This Saturday

I’ll be one of the local writers featured this Saturday, the 22nd of July for the Writer’s Spotlight at the Meridian Library in Idaho. I’ll do a reading from K’nat Trap and take questions from the audience. Later on I’ll be at a table displaying my books and some of the models on their covers. Please come out and say hi to my fellow local authors and myself. Rick Just Devri Walls Hilarey Johnson Natalie Perry Michaelbrent Collings Peter Leavell…

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K’nat Trap Release Day

The ebook and paperback versions of K’nat Trap are now both available on Amazon. If you pick up the paperback, you get the ebook free! Can’t beat that! As always, please leave a review when you finish reading it. Authors live or die on reviews. The more we get the better off we do and the more likely we will be able to write you more of the stories you love. So if you loved K’nat Trap, tell everyone about…

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July is K’nat Month

Looking for a quick, fun read this summer? Then get yourself a copy of K’nat Trap. It’s loaded with starfighter fights, carnivorous alien squids and Special Forces Pravda. How can you miss with all of that? So go and order yours today so it’s automagically on your Kindle or Kindle app on the 18th. If you can’t wait until then, order your paperback copy now and be reading it in just a few days shipping time. Here’s the cover blurbage:…

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K’nat Trap Paperback Now Available

As you may have noticed by now, you can actually order the K’nat Trap paperback before the ebook launches on the 18th of July. But if you’d rather wait for the ebook, that’s fine too, just get your pre-0rder in so it will appear on your Kindle when is releases. If you’re like me you will forget about purchasing it and then bingo, there it is in your reader and you’ll be able to dig right in on it. Remember,…

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The Star Saga Universe, Circa 2017

The STAR SAGA Universe Italics = Novella    Grayed Out = Not Written and subject to change ARMON VANCE SERIES (30 Years Before STARFORGERS TRILOGY) Corvette Corvette – Seer of the Black Star Corvette – Pirate’s Lair Destroyer Destroyer – The Ostrov Octet Destroyer – Planetary Gambit STARFORGERS TRILOGY (10 Years After ARMON VANCE SERIES) Tales From Ocherva, Anthology Vol 1 Starforgers, Book 1 Devon’s Blade (A Star Saga Story) The Rising, Book 2 The Blood Empress (A Star Saga…

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