It has aliens, crime in a small town, political thrills, and a redemption arc.
Well, they aren’t aliens. It’s their world!
For fans of Star Trek, space opera, and old fashioned planetary romance, Kyx explores the dynamic homeworld of the ky’iin, revealing truths about their psychology, society, and biology as a backdrop to a dramatic technothriller-style plot in which the true enemy is xenophobia and fanaticism.
One of the things I often see on ads for freelance writers is that “You must be able to 100% accurately proofread your own work.” So, this is not a reasonable expectation. First of all, even a professional proofreader misses stuff here and there. No matter how experienced and good you are. I missed a […]
I will be speaking and selling fiction books at RavenCon in Glen Allen, Virginia (between Richmond and Ashland) next weekend. Here’s my schedule: Friday 6pm – Moderator 101 Friday 8pm – Writing and Tabletop Role Playing Gaming Saturday 10am – Short, Sweet, and To The Point (talking about the joys of very short fiction). Saturday […]
Our ethics are what get us from place to place. Sales and marketing in general have an unfortunate reputation. “Shady used car salesman.” So I wanted to talk a bit about ethics. Ethics are extremely personal, so I’m going to talk about my ethics. Some of you will probably nod along, some will think I’m […]
So, one of the reasons I keep full moderation on comments on this website is black hat backlinks. Shady SEO operators will place comments on unrelated websites containing links. The hope is that Google will then recognize these links and raise the authority of their site. Most of the people resorting to these tactics aren’t […]
Content is “king” according to marketers. And according to many, human-generated content is now dead and the people making a living from creating it should go learn another skill. Enter the AI. Jasper AI promises in its advertising to let you write blog posts “ten times faster.” It’s only one of a number of AI […]
My science fiction flash piece about the nature of sentience “Life Is Information” is now available at Daily Science Fiction. https://dailysciencefiction.com/science-fiction/biotech/jennifer-r-povey/life-is-information
Signed a contract with Solarpunk Magazine after my flash piece “Where The Bulls Had Danced” became one of four winners for their July microfiction contest. The four winners will be available as a mini-issue to Patreon supporters by the end of the day and to the general public on Saturday! They’re all very short, so […]
Save the World contains my story “Old McDonald Saves the World” which features lesbian farmers and people networking to produce food while saving the planet. (Because of course there have to be lesbian farmers!). It’s available wherever ebooks are sold and in paperback. Follow the universal buy link here and then go to your retailer […]