Category Archives: For Readers

If you’ve read any of my books or stories and are curious about what might be coming next, this is where I post regular updates, reports, and fragments from the projects currently on my desk. Plus, there may be some occasional tidbits tossed in about old stuff—deleted scenes, sketches, diagrams, etc. And if there’s something you’d really like to see, just drop a comment and ask.

Pay Me, Bug!

My Blurb: When Grif Vindh and his crew pull into the Tylaris system to celebrate after pulling off an impossible heist, all hands begin dreaming of what they’ll do next. But…

Boys will be boys

Favorite new sentence today: Nothing stains flour like the blood of your kin.

Having enough of not enough

Every day, he got up and went into the smithy and did his best to do right by his Da. But it was never enough. Not good enough, or fast…

How Stupid Can He Be?

Favorite new passage: “You are an iron dullard. Even the simple act of swallowing your own spit should be unachievably puzzling for you. Yet here you stand before me, undrowned.”

First Contact, by Michael R. Hicks

My Blurb: Ichiro Sato has committed a terrible sin. He survived. When the crew of the TNS Aurora makes unexpected first contact with a hostile race, midshipman Sato is spared from…