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Dec.15.2010
Here is the prologue to my second novel, Remain in Light. If you've read Conquering Venus, you'll instantly recognize the characters, but if you haven't that's okay. I've written this novel to be a continuation and a standalone story. I welcome your comments. Prologue: Time Ticks Hands in...
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Dec.04.2010
Remain in Light Yes, that's the name of the sequel toConquering Venus. I've been working on this novel for more than a year. Actually, if you want to get technical about it, I've been working on it for eight years. The title comes from a poem written by the main character, Martin Paige, that...
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Aug.30.2010
I wanted to give a full status update for those who have asked so kindly about when the next book in the Venus trilogy will be published. The goal is to have a finished draft before the holidays. Then a couple of trusted friends and my editor will get their hands on it to make suggestions. Then, it...
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Aug.09.2010
As a fan of the BBC sci-fi shows Doctor Who, Torchwood, and The Sarah Jane Adventures, a visit to Cardiff, Wales, is almost compulsory if you're in the UK. Luckily, I received an invitation to read poetry with the brilliant Ivy Alvarez at the reading series she hosts with Mab Jones at the Old...
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Aug.06.2010
My trip to Paris this year was basically to hang out, soak up the surroundings again and do some writing on the sequel to Conquering Venus. I accomplished those things and was also able to get out and do some "off the beaten path" stuff that most tourists don't do.  I wrote up some of...
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Aug.03.2010
I’ve been back in the states from the UK and France now for more than two weeks and I’m still missing it. This was the first summer I’ve spent in England for 15 years, since I usually go in the fall or winter when it’s a bit cheaper. However, the opportunity to guest lecture on social media at...
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Jul.27.2010
I've just returned from an amazing trip to Europe. I guest lectured on social media at Worcester College at Oxford University and read from my poetry in Cardiff with Karen Head and Ivy Alvarez. I also returned to Paris to celebrate the 15th anniversary of my first trip – the one that inspired ...
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Apr.24.2010
Hi everyone! Check my Red Room profile page for links to all the latest reviews and articles, including an essay/article I wrote about Paris as the setting for Conquering Venus. 
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Feb.15.2010
Thanks to everyone who voted in the Preditors & Editors Readers Poll 2009, putting Conquering Venus not only in the Top 10, but the Top 5! While it was a bit odd that Venus was in the mystery category, I am happy that it's been embraced by mystery fans. You can see the final results at this ...
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Nov.15.2009
I've added links to all the latest reviews and interviews to my Red Room page. Visit www.conqueringvenus.blogspot.com to keep up with all things Venus.