Mission Log: Table of Contents

Mission Log Table of Contents

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Claim the Void Sneak Peek: Meet Shannon Forest

Damian might be on the cover by himself (though not for long!) but that doesn’t mean he’s the only one taking center stage. Meet Shannon Forest… The key to a good article, a good human interest story, was always in the details. Shannon Forest collected details like a weaver collected thread, tucking them away to […]

Claim the Void – Sneak Peek!

If there was one truth Damian Riddle held sacred, it was that the seediest places in the galaxy could be one and the same with the most beautiful ones. Take the Dragon’s Luck Orbiting Casino, as an example. On approach, the monstrosity of a space station twinkled like a multicolored star. Damian always thought the […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: We are GO for Launch!

Kickstarter Flight Plan Map - Go for Launch

The scoop: the Parse Galaxy Special Edition Kickstarter Campaign is NOW LIVE! *cue confetti* Click here to go there! If you’re a Parse Galaxy fan, you’ll love the special edition because of the:  The better the campaign does, the prettier the book will be. That means if we hit certain milestones, I’ll be able to […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: The FAQs

parse galaxy special edition kickstarter flight plan map: the FAQ

The quick scoop: Today I’m going over a few frequently asked questions I’ve received (or can anticipate) about the upcoming Parse Galaxy Special Edition Kickstarter campaign! Click here to follow the campaign so you won’t miss the launch! Which is NEXT WEEK!! Eeee! Will there be special editions for the rest of the books in […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: The Rewards

kickstarter flight plan: the rewards

The scoop: This week I’m getting into the details with previews of some of the reward tiers. Scroll on to learn more about why I chose Kickstarter, and how it works! Make sure you follow the campaign so you can see it ALL as soon as we launch!   Featured Digital Rewards! One of the beautiful […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: The Characters

kickstarter flight plan the characters

The scoop: we’re going in deeper this week with profiles of the main characters in the Parse Galaxy series. Join the adventure by following the campaign now! PLOTTER. Raised in a family of Center System diplomats, Sloane’s got plenty of experience navigating the more refined parts of the Parse Galaxy. When adventure calls, she pretends […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: The Story

kickstarter flight plan week 2 the story

The scoop: if you’re not familiar with the Parse Galaxy, I’m going to lay it out for you here. Don’t forget to follow the project on Kickstarter so you’ll know the minute it launches!  The fate of the galaxy? That sounds stressful. That is the kind of problem best left to the soldiers. The politicians. […]

Battle Fringe Chapter One Preview! (Sneak Peek!)

Battle Fringe (Parse Galaxy Book 5) Sneak Peek

Click here to pre-order Battle Fringe from your favorite online retailer Warning: Spoilers ahead! The following excerpt is the first chapter in Parse Galaxy Book 5: Battle Fringe. If you’re not caught up, you might want to skip it for now. Are you sure you want to proceed? ABSOLUTELY CERTAIN? All right. Carry on 🙂 […]

Kickstarter Flight Plan: The Mission

A space-themed map showing the Kickstarter flight plan for the parse galaxy space opera series

The quick scoop: Click here to follow the Parse Galaxy Special Edition Kickstarter campaign so you won’t miss the launch!  Shout it out to the galaxy: the Parse Galaxy is getting a special edition omnibus, and it’s launching via Kickstarter next month!  It’s got a brand new cover. It’s got Chaos Zone, Bounty War, and […]

Win 10 Sci Fi Paperbacks!

Win 10 Sci Fi Books

Far off places, sassy spaceships, lightspeed travel, cyborgs in disguise…  Enter to win: ✓ Redshirts by John Scalzi ✓ All Systems Red by Martha Wells ✓ The Birthday of the World and Other Stories by Ursula K. Le Guin ✓ Bypass Gemini by Joseph R. Lallo  ✓ Diving Into the Wreck by Kristine Kathryn Rusch […]

The Sci Fi Reading Series: Season 2

Podcast Reading Series Season Two Chaos Zone

There’s new content to watch/listen to on my YouTube channel and podcast! Hurray! I’ve actually been adding new chapters every couple of weeks since my initial announcement… but since then, I’ve finished reading Outlaw Rising, recorded all of ‘Highly Irregular’ (a Parse Galaxy short story) and started on the first few chapters of Chaos Zone. […]

Battle Fringe Cover Reveal!

Parse Galaxy Book 5 cover reveal

I don’t usually do official cover reveals, especially since the cover’s been live on the stores since before But I really, really love the cover for Battle Fringe (Parse Galaxy #5), so I wanted to highlight it. Behold, the beauty!

Weekly Happenings

I realized there’s a LOT going on in my little corner of the universe these days — so I decided to distill it into one place. Lots of places to connect. Lots of content to check out! Weekly Happenings

New Reading Series!

Podcast Reading Series Season One Outlaw Rising

I’ve embarked on a new project: a reading series! At the moment, I’m reading through my novella Outlaw Rising. It’s a prequel to the Parse Galaxy series, and I’ll be reading two chapters a week through March 16th. On the 17th, I’ll go live via YouTube You can watch the videos on YouTube, or listen […]

Exile Sky is Available Now!

Exile Sky Parse Galaxy Book 4

It’s time to celebrate, because the fourth book in the Parse Galaxy series is out now! You can get Exile Sky from your favorite online retailer:  Direct From My Store Amazon (ebook & paperback) Apple Barnes & Noble (Paperback: https://www.barnesandnoble.com… Google Play Kobo Everywhere Else And of course, you can order paperbacks from your local bookstore. It’ll be […]

Best Reads of 2022

Best books of 2022

It’s that time of year again: time to look through my list of read books from 2022 and highlight my favorites! I don’t track my books on Goodreads anymore, but I do keep a journal. It was fun to look back and remember everything I read this year. These are books I read in 2022; […]

Crooked V.2 Author Interview: Frasier Armitage!

Author Interview with sci fi author Frasier Armitage

Jessie Kwak wants more sci-fi crime stories, and 18 authors rose to the occasion. The result? A volume packed FULL of futuristic pirates, time-traveling heists, and general bad behavior. (Sometimes in space! My favorite.) My story, ‘Ace in the Hole,’ starts with an illegal poker game on an intergenerational spaceship. It’s also a precursor to […]

The Interstellar Trials is LIVE on Kickstarter!!

The Tournament and the Resistance Interstellar Trials by Kate Sheeran Swed

Note: back the campaign before 12pm EDT tomorrow (that’s October 5th, 2022) and you’ll get a free short story. Click here to pledge now! Sometimes, I hold a book in my heart so long that by the time it goes out into the world, my heart is practically bursting with it. The Interstellar Trials falls into that […]

Mission Log 1:04 – A Long Way Down

Mission Log 1:04 A Long Way Down

Stomping away from pretty-boy Ford felt good for about three seconds. I’ll nurse a grudge, no doubt about that; there’s no use forgiving people who don’t deserve it, in my opinion. Still, it only took a few steps into the darkness for me to realize that storming away from the safety of the group— when […]

Mission Log 1:03 – Politics, Already

Mission Log 1:03. Kay's note reads "Under protest, colonel."

Your denial came in so quickly, Colonel, I’m inclined to think you didn’t read the full report. But okay. So much for keeping an open mind. We reached Ross’s coordinates at 2100 Alliance time, and I’m at a bit of a loss to describe what we found here. Let’s call it a space station, though […]