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Dragon Moon and 12 others FREE!

Visit the link and snag months’ worth of engaging, creative reading FREE! Hurry: deal expires June 3rd.

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Zeedub Bezzies interview

Zeedub Bezzies: Covers, Editors, and Introspection with Scott E. Tarbet by Zachry Wheeler | Apr 2, 2019 | Zeedub Bezzies Zeedub Bezzies is an ongoing series where I showcase talented authors by goading them into random questioning. It’s good fun, a little weird, sometimes awkward, but always entertaining. What process did you go through to get published?Scott E. Tarbet is […]

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Egle Zioma: one of the best cover artists ever

I woke up to a wonderful surprise this morning: the first character study of the hero of my forthcoming novel, Rise of the Stripling Warriors, by the best cover artist I have ever worked with, Egle (Cathy) Zioma. Ixtil, son of Lamoni, lives for the Mayan ballgame pok-a-tok. He and his friends, the Cloud Jaguar team, […]

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The Sisters Sorenson and the Mechanical Man

Steampunk and Mormons? A natural fit! Sister-wives Solveig and Hilda Sorenson bend their considerable skills to protect their aging husband from a corrupt deputy U.S. marshal. The second in an ongoing series of Steampunk Mormon anthology volumes by Immortal Works Press, released in early 2019. “Even at twelve feet tall, Iron Porter’s hair hung well below […]

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How do I write a character that is emotionally traumatized without making the character boring?

In answer to a Quora.com question: In this case, don’t tell me the character is emotionally traumatized, especially by having him ponder it inside his own head. Instead, show me the effects of that traumatization. Especially show me how it is important to the story. If it has no effect on how the narrative unfolds, ask yourself why the […]

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Dragon Moon countdown

Launch party at Marissa’s Books & Gifts July 21, 2017  6:00-9:00pm Refreshments, door prizes, reading, signing https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbHZ7giNrTE

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Dragon Moon: the countdown has begun

July 21st, 2017 The official launch of Dragon Moon. A new space race explodes into violence when China sets its sights on the Moon. The aim: seize the ultimate high ground. When a Chinese-American spy brings word out of Beijing, she is assigned to help an unlikely team of Navy SEALs and Russian Spetsnaz special […]

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Praise for my editor, Wordsmith Penny Freeman

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Signing at Marissa’s Books & Gifts

Upcoming signing! Marissa’s Gifts & Books, a charming local independent bookstore, is hosting a signing of the new second edition of A Midsummer Night’s Steampunk, with its gorgeous new cover, Friday, October 9th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Located at 5664 S 900 E, Ste 8, Murray, UT 84121, Marissa’s is your home for hard to find vintage and […]

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Steel & Bone released!

Jump in on a fun give-away for the launch of the new Steampunk anthology, Steel & Bone: Nine Steampunk Adventures! My novelette-length short story, Sindisiwe, was released by Xchyler Publishing June 27, 2015, in the new Steampunk anthology. My story is Sindisiwe: A slave girl in Zanzibar escapes a beating when a stranger in the marketplace […]

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