My baby sister, Alexandra Christian, has started a brand new series of sci-fi romance thrillers with Boroughs Publishing Group: OUT OF THE STACKS Librarian Phoebe Addison has lived her entire life within a seventy-five mile radius of her small Louisiana town, but when she receives a strange medallion from her adventurous, off-world sister, reality tilts … Continue reading Naked: Phoenix Rising, Book 1
Also available this week for absolutely no financial outlay whatsoever, my baby sister, Alexandra Christian's amazing sci-fi romance, Gemini. Here's an excerpt: Xander sat straight up, gasping for air and startling Kaia. She reached for him, but he thrashed violently and shoved her aside. He was trying to move, but his limbs seemed to short-circuit. … Continue reading Homicidal Lovers in Outer Space
I'm lucky enough to have a story in this--"The Dark Lady" about a transgender actress in the days of Shakespeare. But even if I didn't, I'd promote the living juice out of it. Much, much great stuff to read, all profits benefiting a magnificent cause. It's available as an ebook right now from Amazon here, … Continue reading We Are Not This: Carolina Writers for Equality – Press Release
News of the World is one of those short novels written by a poet where every image and syllable is rife with meaning and symbolic import. Set in Texas in the 1870s, it’s the story of 72-year-old Captain Jefferson Kidd, an old soldier and former owner of a printing press who makes his living reading … Continue reading Review of News of the World by Paulette Jilles
For the past few years, I’ve been reading mostly genre fiction. Graduate school and a long string of deathly dull reads had convinced me that the new literary novel was of interest to nobody who didn’t live in New York City and/or worship John Updike (or at least Cormac McCarthy) as a god. But this … Continue reading The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead: a review
You know how to write a great story, but you still need to fix the damned commas!
Hey kittens, guess what? I have a story in this anthology coming out October 27, 2015 from Mocha Memoirs Press. Doesn't it look awesome? “When you have eliminated all which is impossible, then whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Sherlock Holmes is one of the most recognizable characters in Western literature. Conan Doyle’s inimitable detective has … Continue reading An Improbable Truth: The Paranormal Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Coming October 27!