Author Archives: Dan

“Homecoming”: A new Galactic Cold War short story coming next week!

A couple years ago, I decided to dip my toe into the world of self-publishing by making ebooks of a few deleted scenes from my books that seemed like they’d work as standalone short stories. The response to those was … Continue reading

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Cover Story: The Nova Incident

We’re six months out from the debut of my next novel, the latest installment in the Galactic Cold War series. The Nova Incident is a departure from the previous books: without getting too much into the details, it’s the first … Continue reading

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My writing finances, 2021

New year, same old post. To recap: every year since 2018, I’ve put up a post talking about my finances as self-employed writer and podcaster, with a particular eye towards my work as a novelist. Having been my own boss … Continue reading

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Preorders for The Nova Incident are live! Plus, get a signed copy

Buckle in, friends. If you’ve been waiting for your chance to preorder the latest installment of the Galactic Cold War series, the time is at hand! Preorders are now live from all your favorite bookstores, online and off. Get ready … Continue reading

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Shirts are back for a very limited time

The holiday season is upon us once again, and that means it’s time for shirts! I’m pleased to announce the return of my Commonwealth of Independent Systems and Illyrican Empire shirts from the good folks at Cotton Bureau. I buy … Continue reading

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Going Nova

The Galactic Cold War hits close to home, in more ways than one… If you thought you’d seen the last of Simon Kovalic and his trusty band of misfit spies, think again. I’m delighted to announce that The Nova Incident, … Continue reading

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My award eligibility, 2021

I briefly typed “2929” in the title of this post and whew, that was a brief, if exciting trip. But alas, I’ve been informed that I must return to this year, 2021, for at least a little while longer. Hugo … Continue reading

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My writing finances, 2020

It’s become a tradition around these parts, when the new year rolls around, to talk a little bit about my writing finances. And guess what? As wild and bizarre as 2020 was, I—like most everybody out there—still had work to … Continue reading

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Giveaway for a good cause

Friends, it’s rough out there right now. You all know this. But even as the darkness is encroaching, we can fight back by bringing light to the world. I’m always in awe of my pals over at Relay FM for … Continue reading

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You’ve got questions, I’ve got a FAQ

There are a few questions that seem to come up repeatedly, so instead of trying to cram answers into a 280-character tweet time after time, I’ve decided to create a brief Frequently Asked Questions page where you can find them … Continue reading

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