How I got started as a writer, in brief

GodbornI’m often asked how I got started as a writer.  The answer is not all that interesting, but here it is, in brief.

Like most writers, I was an imaginative kid who read a lot.  My favorite book back then was this illustrated children’s encyclopedia.  Most awesome.  Loved that book.  Of course, I also read A Wrinkle in Time and books of that kind, but fantasy fiction as fantasy fiction didn’t really hit me until … Read the rest


New cover for Ephemera and self-publishing plans

As you can see, Ephemera, my ebook short story collection, now has new and improved cover art (I don’t think the new art has filtered through to all ebook retailers just yet, but it is up on Amazon).  I really like it.  For those of you who’ve read Ephemera, the cover is inspired by the first story of the collection, The Signal.

I’ve decided to take self-publishing (or indie publishing, if you … Read the rest


Podcast interviews

Would you like to hear me blather on about writing, creating characters, Star Wars, Erevis Cale and Dungeons and Dragons?  Then I’ve got just the thing.

I’m interviewed by John and Patrick of SciFi Signal right here.  We talk anti-heroes, the purpose of writing, and lots of other things.

And here I’m interviewed by Jay and Chris of Jedi Journals on Forcecast.  We talk Deceived, Star Wars generally, creating characters, and many … Read the rest