The proper care and feeding of Pav #AuthorMaintenance

The summer didn't go quite the way I planned.  I thought I would write the novel follow up to The Second Sex - I didn't.  I also thought I'd be doing more mom stuff, but these kids have camps and friends and all kinds of things.  I'm becoming vestigial.  I did...

#AuthorsofSciFi – Interview with Marlin Desault

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Atlantia by Ally Condie #Review #YoungAdult #Sirens

Atlantia is an interesting book.  It's not really as sci-fi as I had hoped, it could have been, had more been discussed about the biology of the evolutionary changes discussed, but instead the author relied on the commonly understood mythos of sirens.  I got the sense the author wasn't as...

SciFi Summer Fling #SFling #amreading #giveaway #SciFi 7/23-8/6

Who doesn't love a good Summer Fling?  Entire Musicals have been written about it! And today we're here to bring you the Summer Fling of a Book Lover's dreams.  Twenty SciFi writers have come together to offer a multi-media book experience for bibliophiles that you just can't resist.  These authors include...

#WomenofSciFi – Interview with S.M. Schmitz

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Lilith’s Brood by Octavia Butler #amreading #BookReview #scifi

In June, I gave away a copy of one of my very favorite books Lilith's Brood by Octavia Butler.  I read it a long time ago and while I remembered bits and pieces of it, I thoroughly enjoyed re-immersing myself in this multi-faceted and completely unique world. I have never read...

The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood #Review #BookReview #SciFi

In May, I gave away a copy of The Heart Goes Last to one of my newsletter followers (I do this monthly, check it out here: www.pktyler.com/giveaway). After I sent her a copy of the book I wandered into a used bookstore at the beach, thinking to pick up something mindless...

#WomenofSciFi – Interview with LJ Cohen #sciencefiction #amreading

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The Jakkattu Vector #amwriting #excerpt #scifi

The idea of the Jakkattu Vector began sitting in my doctor's office, listening to the list of possible things that could be contributing to my chronic, but undiagnosable, illnesses and immune depression.  The list went on and working with him we peeled back layers and layers until finally the bloom...

On Being The Publisher ~UnCommon Origins New Release~

Yesterday launched the release of the second UnCommon Anthology under my Publishing Imprint Fighting Monkey Press. I had a story included in this collection, and while every time I release a new story, it's exciting, the opportunity to be at the head of another UnCommon Collection is even more thrilling....

#WomenofSciFi – Interview with GS Jennsen

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The hardest lesson to learn is when to walk away #amwriting #Health

Sometimes the allure of something that should be great can obfuscate the damage being done under the surface.  This was one of the hardest things I've had to learn in my life, both as a professional and as a person.  Opportunities are exciting, seductive, and sometimes that can make you...