Space Trash Blog
Mass Effect – going old-skool
Mass Effect nostalgia bit down hard this past winter, and I found myself going head-to-head with the Council to save the galaxy and arguing with Garrus over the definition of minimum required response.
The Silk Thief – Cover reveal and pre-order!
The Silk Thief is the second quirky magical mystery adventure set in the Roshaven series by author Claire Buss. Pre-order today!
Jimmy Manley is a shape-shifter. He tries to keep the species he actually shifts into quiet, because being a teenage were-goat…let’s just say the jokes get old.
Paramaribo – the turning point
Paramaribo is one of the only places where a large yacht can be safely anchored along the coast of Suriname. It’s also, conveniently, one of the places that an ex-vampire sea-faring businessman might legitimately be expected to be familiar with.
A Midsummer stroll
It’s Midsummer, and things have been growing like hell all spring. I took a walk to my local big-box grocery store, and then looped back beside the highway. If you’re thinking ‘industrial wasteland’, enjoy these photos.
Eye of the Beholder – new release!
Eye of the Beholder is the first in the Magic Mirror series of queer fairy tale retellings by author C H Clepitt, and is a retelling of one of the favourites, Beauty and the Beast.
Writing to escape
Writing to escape works best when you’ve got something to escape from. It takes actual effort and concentration when you’re relaxed and happy.
The litter box inspires me
The litter box inspires me… especially when it’s due for a complete clean-out. This weekend, it inspired me to refresh my promo graphics.
Etymology Excavation: quarantine
Quarantine stems from the C15th Venetian/Italian word ‘quarantena’, meaning ‘forty’. During the outbreak of the Black Plague in Europe, forty days was the period that ships must remain isolated before off-loading.
It’s not my job to educate you
Why ‘it’s not my job to educate you’ is a perfectly valid response, but I believe it’s worth thinking twice before defaulting to it.
Travelling without going away
Travelling without going away is something authors excel at. This time, I decided to try doing it on foot instead.
Privacy online can seem like a contradictory topic for authors – I mean, we want people to know about us, right? It doesn’t have to be. Here’s some really simple stuff you can do to be safer and findable.