Posts By: JC Nelson

Mar 03
Life, Love, and Cooking

Life, Love, and Cooking

I confess to being a kitchen gadget addict. By gadget, I don’t mean apple-peeler-corer-slicer, or quesadilla maker (I have one of those, it’s called a ‘pan’). I mean, I own a slow-cooker. A sous-vide. An Instant-Pot. And the great grand-daddy of them all, a pellet smoker. I love using every… Read more »

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Jan 26
Passages by Laurel Wanrow

Passages by Laurel Wanrow

Today, I’m delighted to host a friend, Laurel Wanrow, and celebrate the release of her Sci-Fi Romance, Passages.  Check out the cover, read about what makes her world different, and read an excerpt of this excellent book! Lacuna, a bit of realism, a bit of magic   I am a… Read more »

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Jan 12

Soulbreaker – a Work In Progress

Not too long ago, I met with a friend for coffee, and while I was talking with her, I described how I’d once experienced a thunderstorm from high in the mountains, and how the storm felt like something alive and moving just outside. That idea crystalized together with one about… Read more »

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Aug 01

SSF Mentor Question & Answer, Part Four

Four Questions With SF/F Mentors Some of the Adult SF/F mentors got together and decided to answer some fun questions. Now, keep in mind that there are other mentors accepting adult SF/F, so don’t take this as a comprehensive list. You still want to click through and read for everyone,… Read more »

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Jul 19
Pitchwars Bio (JC Nelson)

Pitchwars Bio (JC Nelson)

This post is my mentor wish-list for Brenda Drake’s pitchwars contest. In it you’ll find a little about me, what I’m like, and what I’m looking for: is for victory. Also, aliens who look like lizards when you pull their skin off and people in masks who apparently lead poorly… Read more »

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Jul 12
Guest Post – Bishop O’Connell

Guest Post – Bishop O’Connell

Today, I’m hosting a guest post by Biship O’Connell, in which he discusses music, his new book, The Returned, and more! Do you want proof that God has a sense of humor? I’m a writer, and nothing drives me battier than the sound of typing on a keyboard. I can… Read more »

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Jun 20
Adventures with Arduino

Adventures with Arduino

As you may have noticed in the previous post, I like hydroponic gardening. I like it because I just harvested all my brocoli, and I have a cauliflower that is turning into a monster in the waterfarm.  But one thing has been a constant question for me: Could I produce… Read more »

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Apr 30
Adventures in Hydroponic Gardening

Adventures in Hydroponic Gardening

Over the past few years, I’ve taken an interest in hydroponic gardening. Now, because I live in Washington state, and because trees aren’t the only popular leafy green here, I need to be clear: I’m talking about growing vegetables. You want to farm the devil’s lettuce and induce reefer madness?… Read more »

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