Category Archives: Stars That Make Dark Heaven Light

ACX Audiobooks: Can You Hear Me Now?

Just in time for Hugo nominations, I’m celebrating the arrival of my very first audiobook! Stars That Make Dark Heaven Light, narrated by the lovely Angela Dawe, is now available from Audible (ACX) as an audiobook. And if you’re new … Continue reading

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Happy Solstice – Writing Year 2015

Here it is, the shortest day of the year. A time to celebrate the end of darkness and return of the light.  It’s the time of year I review my accomplishments against the goals I set for myself twelve months ago, … Continue reading

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Canopus Award Finalist

Maybe you can’t feel the sense of delight I got last week when I was notified that my novella, STARS THAT MAKE DARK HEAVEN LIGHT has been named a finalist in the very first 100 Year Starship Canopus Awards for … Continue reading

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Building Your World With Biomes

Several people have asked me about the world-building in my Writers of the Future award-winning story, “Stars That Make Dark Heaven Light”.  It’s about a human colony living on the planet Hesperidee, a rocky, arid planet with a hydrogen-rich atmosphere, … Continue reading

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