Shadow on the Wall


White Chalk


Sugar & Salt


Protecting Portia


Dual Domination

Sugar House 3
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Two Moons of Sera


Consumed By Love


Moon Dust

Science Fiction

The A.I. Chronicles


Dead Girl


Your Road Map to Successful Author Events

How to Find and Prepare for Readings, Signings, Conferences, & Other Live Events
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You Guide to Creating an Author Platform

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Financing the Words


Heaven's Vault

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The Sugar House Novellas


Alt.History 101


Red Hot Candy

Mini-Anthology Final3D

These Broken Worlds


Sin Eater Season One

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Tyler is essentially the indie scene’s Margaret Atwood; she incorporates sci-fi elements into her novels, which deal with topics such as spirituality, gender, sexuality and power dynamics.


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Building a World 101 #TheseBrokenWorlds #MondayBlogs #NewRelease

Their home world is gone, their planet cut from existence. They traveled eons searching for a new home. But their new home, Earth, was already taken. From quiet stories of longing and love to tales of tragic nuclear war and brutal inter-species conflict, these narratives portray sometimes startling snapshots of a new universe with the intensity and delicacy that only flash fiction can convey. Each author’s unique stories enrich the shared, singular vision of a science fiction saga that is just beginning. Sign-up to get your copy free: kosapress.com/Pav World Building is always my favorite part of coming up with a new idea.  Books are full of new worlds and new adventures.  The structure of that world is always where I start.  Sometimes, there are surprises along the way as you write that cause you to change or rethink some of the rules you’ve set up for that world, but every new world requires rules.  This is one of the things that’s so exciting with science fiction and fantasy.  We don’t have to be constrained to the rules of the world we know and can come up with new systems, new sciences, new cultures and even new biologies.  These rules are never random.  In order to be effective the rules must contribute to the story, have reasons for existing.  If your alien has purple spots, why?  What evolutionary process required that these spots come into being?  Why purple? All these questions and more have to be asked for every single part of the world you build. For These Broken Worlds, the world building was different.  Usually, I research and make... read more

In the Shadow of the Greats

At the beginning of 2015, Imade it my goal for the year tosubmit to anthologies, cross promote, and generally spread the Pav love around a little more. I could have never imagined howwell this could have turned out. This month alone I have three project launching, all with groups I’m super excited to be involved with. I’ve learned a lot about my writing, my ongoing goals, and myself through this, but the biggest thing I’ve learned is that being an author is really freaking cool. How cool? you ask. Oh really freaking cool. You know why? Because every time I look at the roster of authors listed alongside my name, I’m amazed. I never imagined I would be lucky enough to have my name next to these men and women. I take pride in my work, I love to write and I believe, down to my unmanicured toes, that I have stories to tell that have the ability to change the world. I believe this. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be able to get through each day in this industry. It’s hard, it’s full of rejection. I couldn’t do it without at least a little arrogance on my side. But I also know I’m still learning, I’m still growing, and the authors I look up to teach me new things every time I sit down to read. And now, my name is listed next to theirs. It’s humbling, and intimidating. These are the people I look up to. The people I go to for advice and encouragement. These are the blogs I read. As much arrogance as I hold... read more

A Month of Tiny Living #TinyHouse #CityLiving

About a month ago, I posted about moving our family of four into a small space in Baltimore.  It’s taken some time to adjust, but mostly the hardest part has been forcing ourselves to finally be organized and make smarter decisions about what we really need.  More time, less stuff.  It’s been a blessing really and I’m finding myself taking to it easily, but there are things that are difficult.  Things like not having the upgrades our culture has come to consider a minimum standard of living (granite, stainless steal, hardwood floors) and accepting that privacy is a new concept for families and that maybe sharing a room isn’t the worst thing for kids to suffer. But we’re making it work and what we’ve started to find is worth so much more than the things that are hard.  We finally have the ability to put some money in savings.  We are getting out more, participating in our city and using the public spaces that create the sense of community so many of us feel we’re lacking. To make the transition, we’ve had to accept a few new facts of life: A room can be so much more than one thing: This is my office, reading area, study, hangout. This is one corner of a room that is our dining room, living room, piano and music practice area.  Just putting things away means we can use a small space for more than one purpose. Things don’t matter Moving to a small space meant getting rid of our Queen Size bed with a headboard and foot board and putting our antique dark wood... read more