After first tackling the ins and outs of launching a debut novel during a time of social distancing, Claribel Ortega details what went in to writing GHOST SQUAD, how it feels to write one's experiences with grief, and, of course, how she came to write a character like Chunk the cat.
I'm pleased to formally announce the release date and title for book three in the EMPATHY series. Book three, Event Horizon, will be published with NineStar Press on March 2nd, 2020. The excitement is very real. I'm actively working on the manuscript's final deep-structure changes, and being back in the world of EMPATHY has me more… Continue reading EMPATHY 3 Announcement: Release Date, Title, and More!
To help kick off the release of book two in the EMPATHY sci-fi saga, Drako's Den recently did this feature on Mourning Dove. Thanks so much to Drako's Den for hosting! If you still haven't got your copies of the first two installments in the EMPATHY series, you can find them at the links below. Imminent… Continue reading Drako’s Den features Mourning Dove
Author M.D. Neu discusses strategies for growing one's readership locally, including hosting book events, getting one's work featured in local media, and more.
On the release day of book two in the EMPATHY series, I thought I'd look back on what went into writing it and thank those of you who helped bring Mourning Dove into the world. From the book's acknowledgements--- It is strange to have written this book. After having written Imminent Dawn over the course of five… Continue reading Mourning Dove (EMPATHY #2) Now Available!
You can now order your Mourning Dove ebooks on Amazon. Help Mourning Dove reach number one in LGBT science fiction---just like book one in the series, Imminent Dawn---by ordering your ebook copy today! Order your Mourning Dove ebook on Amazon here. Still need to get your hands on a copy of EMPATHY book one, Imminent Dawn? You can find it at the below… Continue reading Now on Amazon: Mourning Dove eBooks!
Note: this content originally appeared on accountingforitall.com A few of you may remember this post from a few months ago, in which I mentioned Accounting for It All had been admitted to the Wisconsin Romance Writers of America’s Write Touch Awards. The book recently received its scores from the judges, and wow! Accounting for It All just missed placing in the… Continue reading Update: AFIA and the Write Touch Awards
Award-winning author and #writeLGBTQ host Evie Drae was kind enough to read and review Imminent Dawn! Not only that, but she loved it! Check out a sample of what she had to say below before reading the full review on her site. … a rollercoaster of intrigue, suspense, and gorgeously crafted wonder. The writing is beautiful and… Continue reading Review of Imminent Dawn in Evie’s Reveries!
Readers of the EMPATHY series blog might recall M.D. Neu's guest post about his recent release, A New World--Contact. As it turns out, M.D. was kind enough to interview me about Imminent Dawn after having read it for himself, and that interview is now live on his site at this address! Over the course of the interview, we… Continue reading The EMPATHY Series on M.D. Neu’s Scribbles Page
Imminent Dawn and I got a nice feature over on the blog of author Nicki J Markus! This series of posts on her site asks authors to name three of their favorites, bits of advice, or things they're looking forward to in the coming year. Want to know how I answered those questions for the EMPATHY… Continue reading An “Author Interview3” with R.R. Campbell