J.S. Dewes

Book Review: Six Wakes by Mur Lafferty

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A space adventure set on a lone ship where the clones of a murdered crew must find their murderer — before they kill again. It was not common to awaken in a cloning vat streaked with drying blood. At least, Maria Arena had never experienced it. She had no memory of how she died. That was also new; before, when…read more

Book Review: Trading in Danger by Elizabeth Moon

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Kylara Vatta is the only daughter in a family full of sons, a young woman who has chosen a military career instead of joining the family’s shipping business. It’s adventure; not commerce, that stirs her soul. But after a single error in judgement, she is expelled from the Academy in disgrace. The chance to captain a Vatta Transport ship gives…read more

PitProm Interviews

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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the awesome new pitch contest #PitProm, hosted by co-creators Kadee Carder and Eli Celata. The contest pairs unpublished authors with published author mentors. The teams are given a week to refine the participant’s pitch, query, and first ten pages before being posted on the PitProm website, where agents visited to read and…read more

Happy Towel Day 2017!

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  Some favorite quotes: “The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” “The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t.” “He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes…read more