~the graphic I made, with the opening words from Monster Stalker: A Darquepunk Novel.
I noticed this is the month(? or was it last month) for LGBT reads? Well, I hope you'll add this one to that curiosity pile. As it's sci-fi, I can finally try my hand at portraying several gender aspects and sexualities. :D Frankly, I wrote the planet I want to live on. ^v^
More, later. I see some great BookLikes posts and as usual, love all the book blogging. #Amwriting the next Darquepunk book, Bloody Nike, plus addressing final notes on Monster Stalker. I don't think I ever got around to sharing *why* I'm 'suddenly' writing queer science fiction---with a noir and paranormal bent---and have hurtled myself through space/time from the paranormal Victorian period I was immersed in.
Back in March, *right* when Wondercon happened, I had a big lightning strike. I have no idea where it came from, but a sci-fi concept I'd been sitting on for years (probably since '98), suddenly came together. Well, it made sense to me. A planet called Darqueworld with preternatural beings and celestials and leviathans finally *worked*, right then (again, it made sense in my head). And I could have a vampire girl from the '90's drop right into it, with her switchblade and teddy bear.
IT BECAME NECESSARY TO WRITE IT. The idea of sitting on the idea more whilst I try to get the third Dark Victorian, the third DV penny dread, and the third Elle Black done was kind of painful (PS, my poor POISON GARDEN has hit a big snag due to my needing a new editor. I just need to find a editor with strong Victorian and UK understanding to tackle it. :-/).
So I'm planning to get all three books done by October. Am writing like a bat outta space/time Hell. ^v^