Author Archives: dan
Yes, I am going to slowly move to my new website. I plan to keep this old one up until at least February 2023, though, so don’t worry. What do you think of the new place?
I thought you might want to know I’m going to be “at” the virtual Chicon worldcon in two weeks! If you’re planning to be there too, come find me. Here’s my schedule: The Biology of Fantasy Creatures (panel) Friday September … Continue reading
Dear readers, The fourth draft of Wealthgiver is finally ready. <ahem><back of the book voice> Andrei Trifonovich Voropayevski, until recently Military Medic 3rd Rank in the Tsar’s army, wants to stay alive so he can save the lives of others. … Continue reading
The creatures of my alien planet Junction and how to turn speculative biology into a story. Here is the presentation Many thanks to Charlotte Bowman, Henry Thomas, and everyone at Specposium
What light what summer light That illuminates the leaves While clouds hump gray The pigeons clapping in their flight From under eaves Before the rain
(See things like this a week earlier by become my patron for $1) This was supposed to be a trial run for Vessian, a fictional language that evolved from ancient Thracian, and a part of my current novel-in-progress Wealthgiver. I … Continue reading