The Path of Athena, January 2013, Issue 39, Beyond Centauri


So occasionally, I get to, you know, blow the old pubic relations horn for stuff I’ve written, that you know, actually gets published, wherein, I actually, you know, get paid for said writing.


And even though my children tell me this is a short story where I was much too mean to my main character…no, no, I won’t give away the ending, but let’s just say, it’s a careful what you wish for story,–I am pleased to announce…The Path of Athena, in the January issue of Beyond Centauri, now available from Sam’s Dot Publishing on the White Cat Publications website. Beyond Centauri is a magazine of science fiction, fantasy, and ewww-gross (their description, not mine :)) for readers ages 10+, issued quarterly. Go here to get a copy in Print or PDF. Or here to get a copy in Print.


Is the Assassin Bug Real?

Some folks who have read the manuscript of my novel (my beta testers and writer’s group) have asked if the assassin bug described is real. The answer is yes… and no. The assassin bug, and its horrific digestion practice, is very real; however, its size in today’s world is a lot smaller than those in Secrets of Hopelight. Just imagine this ugly SOB (son of a bug) four feet long instead of his 1/2 inch self…dreamstime_8189455.jpgphoto © Hock Ping Guek