Tag Archives: science fiction romance

The Triumph of Tompa Lee — now available!

Tompa Lee finally gets her happily-ever-after Toss some confetti! Blow a trumpet fanfare! The Triumph of Tompa Lee is now available! Yes, my underdog heroine, who has been compared to Lisbeth Salander inthe Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,  finally gets her happily-ever-after in this, the final book of The Trilogy of Tompa Lee. The Trouble with […]

Out of this World!

As a proud member of the SFR Brigade, Mr. Valentine is participating in this year’s midsummer blog hop.  The theme of the hop is Out of this World. What is it REALLY like to got Out of this World? Well, unlike Justin Bieber, who has already booked a flight on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShip Two, I’m […]

Anatomy of a Science Fiction Book Cover

Designing a New Cover for The Trial of Tompa Lee A couple months ago, I published an e-version of my science fiction novel (with romantic elements), The Trial of Tompa Lee. The book had been published a few years ago in hardcover by Five Star Speculative Fiction. (For more information and sample text, click here. This […]

Writing Contest Updates

Alien Contact for Idiots garners a bronze … Awhile back, I mentioned that my science fiction fantasy manuscript, Alien Contact for Idiots, was a finalist in the On the Far Side Contest.  The contest is run annually by the Futuristic, Fantasy, and Paranormal  branch of the Romance Writers of America, which is one of the […]

Writing contest news

Toss the confetti.  If you prefer, have a drink! I’ve learned that my manuscript, Alien Contact for Idiots, is one of three finalists in the science fiction romance category of a writing contest sponsored by the Futuristic, Fantasy and Paranormal chapter of the Romance Writers of America.  Winners will be announced in October.  I also […]