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Mourning Dove now on NetGalley

It’s here! Mourning Dove is now available for reviewers to request and read via NetGalley. Want to learn more about Mourning Dove, book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga? The full description can be found below. In the aftermath of the calamitous Human/Etech research study, Chandra and Kyra struggle to reclaim the life they shared in a pre-EMPATHY… Continue reading Mourning Dove now on NetGalley

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Success! A Reading at A Room of One’s Own

I'd like to thank everyone who attended last night's book reading and signing event at A Room of One's Own. Thank you for coming out and for your engagement! For those of you who couldn't attend (and even for those of you who could), we've got pictures taken at the event below. Both M.A. Hinkle… Continue reading Success! A Reading at A Room of One’s Own

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Mourning Dove – Launch Day Livestreams!

Coming on Monday, April 29th, I'll be hosting two unique readings and author Q&A sessions on Facebook and Twitter, respectively. So join me on Facebook here at 1 p.m. ET and on Twitter here at 4 p.m. ET to help celebrate the release of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga! If you haven't yet read Imminent Dawn or… Continue reading Mourning Dove – Launch Day Livestreams!

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You weren’t selected for RevPit. Now what?

You weren't selected for RevPit? Me neither. No, seriously, I wasn't---and not because I was an editor as opposed to an entrant. I, too, submitted to the annual RevPit event in April 2017, and, much like you, walked away with nothing. Except that's not true. Not even close to it, in fact. It can be… Continue reading You weren’t selected for RevPit. Now what?

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On Finding and Embracing Community

Back in 2013, I attended the University of Wisconsin's Writers' Institute for the first time as a bright-eyed, self-styled savant, ready for agent pitches and the success that would surely follow. Things didn't exactly work out as planned. Though I walked away from every pitch with a request for pages, nothing ever came of those… Continue reading On Finding and Embracing Community

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Next Week: a Reading and Signing at A Room of One’s Own

We're now one week from the next event featuring author r. r. campbell and the EMPATHY series! Join him and fellow author M.A. Hinkle at A Room of One's Own in Madison, Wisconsin Thursday, April 18th at 6:00 p.m. for a book reading, sale, and signing. You can learn more on the A Room of One's Own… Continue reading Next Week: a Reading and Signing at A Room of One’s Own

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Writing is Like Using a Washing Machine. Kind of.

Imagine me, aged twenty-three, in a cramped room with a tin roof, the only furnishings a collapsible aluminum table, a plastic lawn chair, and a ragged futon pressed against the far wall. Black rot blossoms along the molding, and every dog in the city barks at passersby who blink too loudly. This is where I… Continue reading Writing is Like Using a Washing Machine. Kind of.

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Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”

Cinephile and fellow author Dave Watson recently interviewed me for a post on his blog, "Dave Says Movies Matter." In it, I describe how the EMPATHY series started as a short story over half a decade ago, and what the future might hold for it and our expansive cast of characters. So what are you… Continue reading Author Interview on “Dave Says Movies Matter”