August 2017

Truly EPIC 2017

Once again, it’s time for our annual TRULY EPIC FANTASY StoryBundle, with tremendous imaginative novels that will draw the sword right out of your stone!

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DRAGONCON schedule

My Dragoncon schedule. Exact rooms in the program book. Be sure to come to my reading of the new Dan Shamble story on Saturday!
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Totality

It took me completely by surprise. Rebecca and I made plans to drive three hours out of Colorado into the foothills of Wyoming to find a place where we could watch the total solar eclipse. It was a bucket-list item for both of us. I’ve been to six of the seven continents, seen the Grand Canyon and the Sahara Desert, Inca ruins in the Andes, Mayan pyramids in the Yucatan. My undergrad degree was in astronomy, and a total eclipse was something I didn’t want to miss.

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LAST CITIES OF EARTH

My friend Jeff Sturgeon is an amazing artist with an amazing imagination.
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The Highest High—Reaching the Summit of Mount Sherman

“It’s a test of ultimate will, a heartbreak climb uphill”—Rush, “Marathon”

Yesterday, I led a group of dedicated Rush fans up to the summit of Mount Sherman (14,036 ft) in Colorado. It was a hard climb, especially for the flatlanders—members of our group came from all across the country, from Virginia, Missouri, North Carolina, California, and Colorado. This was our second year in a row, reaching the top of the world.

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