It’s that time of year again. Kristine Kathryn Rusch is doing a Kickstarter for The Chase, the upcoming novel in her Diving Universe space opera series. I’ve been supporting these annual Kickstarters for a few years because I love this series so much I want to get my hands on the next book before it’s released.

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Something is wrong in this picture! Photo copyright 2021 by Vanessa Kier.What’s that you say? Why is the coffee in the above picture sitting directly in the cone? Is this some special coffee method that doesn’t require a filter? Nope. This is what happens when I take an hour-long nap, then attempt to make coffee to clear

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I am now considered fully vaccinated, having passed the two-week mark after receiving my second dose of the Pfizer vaccine. (No major side effects experienced. Just a sore arm after each dose and a bit of extra tiredness the day after the second dose.) So why, then, was I wearing a mask this morning inside my

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I recently decided to put the covers for my WAR series back to the originals. These are the newer covers. I was aiming for more of an action adventure, thriller feel. But I had my cover designer add both a man and a woman to indicate that there’s a romance.Book 1Book 2Book 3Book 4 Here are

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The May edition of my KierDevils newsletter went out on Thursday, May 6th. It includes a list of books that I’m currently loving. If you’re a subscriber and don’t see it in your Inbox, please check your Spam or Junk folder. For Gmail users, it might also be on your Promotions tab. If my emails are consistently ending

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Last weekend, while listening to the Scotland Outdoors podcast, I heard the hosts talking about International Dawn Chorus Day.  I missed the official celebration. But, since I’ve been enjoying the local birdsong so much, this morning I decided to try to record the birds in my backyard. You know, getting a decent recording is a lot harder

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