14
May

You’re better off lifting than weeping

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Writing, like any artistic endeavor, is fraught with mental health pit­falls. This has always been the case, for as long as we’ve cared enough about artists to learn of their per­sonal lives. Some of this is due to the uncer­tain … Con­tinue reading

4
May

An open letter to Chief Warrant Officer Brad R. Torgersen

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Chief War­rant Officer Torg­ersen, As you are no doubt aware, The Don’t-Ask-Don’t-Tell Repeal Act of 2010 removed bar­riers to homo­sexual mem­bers in the armed ser­vices, who may now serve openly and as equals. You have long held the posi­tion that … Con­tinue reading

31
March

The Skull Throne Release Day

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Buy it on Barnes and Noble Buy it on Amazon Buy it on Indiebound Buy it at Powell’s THE SKULL THRONE, by Peter V. Brett, is out today. As I type this, the book is ranked #54 out of all books … Con­tinue reading

12
March

Letter from a cadet

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A few months ago, I received a letter from a cadet at one of the United States mil­i­tary acad­e­mies. The cadet was a fan of my work and had met me at a con­ven­tion, and felt com­fort­able enough with me … Con­tinue reading

21
February

Nobody owns the military experience

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My nov­el­ette, Weapons in the Earth, is coming out in John Joseph Adams’ mil­i­tary fan­tasy anthology, OPERATION: ARCANA. It’s a Pris­oner of War (POW) tale, told from the point of view of non-combatants. I was really proud to write it, … Con­tinue reading