New Story on Curious Fictions!

New this month on Curious Fictions, my debut Rhys Llewellyn, xeno-anthropologist adventure, “Shaman“. The novella is in two parts subtitled Part 1 and Part 2, for your reading convenience. It was originally published in Analog...

Sixteen Things Update

A while back there was this meme-thingie on the Interwebs in which you tagged someone and asked them to tell 16 random things about themselves. I published my list here about four years back, came...

Announcing THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER Blog Tour

I am doing a new thing with this novel—a blog tour! So, please do check my calendar here for tour dates and follow along. Currently confirmed dates are: 09-25-18  @4:00 pm – Science fiction author/blogger Juliette...

Mass Shootings, False Flags and False Logic

I wrote this essay in 2016 after the Pulse massacre in Orlando. I rerun it now in the wake of another Floridian tragedy—the Valentine’s Day massacre at a Parkland, Florida high school, which took 17...

This is … A Marching Band Mom’s Squee

Watching the London New Year’s Day Parade was like playing a Marching Band Mom version of Where’s Waldo? That’s my ‘Waldo’ (daughter Amanda) in the foreground of the photo to the left, marching tenor sax...

Confessions of a Ghost Writer: the Big Scary

I read a column this morning in CodeLikeaGirl (on Medium) in which Kira Leigh eloquently expressed the sheer scariness of pursuing a career as a freelancer. I was compelled to respond because while Kira is...

Some Thoughts of Freedom of Speech

“And yet, however just these sentiments will be allowed to be, we have already sufficient indications that it will happen in this as in all former cases of great national discussion. A torrent of angry...

THIS IS … me being all authorial.

This is … me (Maya Kaathryn Bohnhoff) being so very authorial at the Book View Cafe table at BayCon 2017 with a stack of the newly and completely rereleased Mer Cycle Trilogy in front of...

Do You Have the “Right” Mindset?

NPR recently ran a story that analyzed proposed cuts to government aid programs that stated the underlying premise behind those cuts: Government aid is holding [many people] back. Without it, many more of them would...