Posts By: JC Nelson

Jul 18
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: About Me: I’m a native Texan but I’ve lived so long in the Pacific Northwest, I melt at temperatures past 85 degrees.  I’m… Read more »

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May 20
3D Printers – MP Mini versus Anet A8

3D Printers – MP Mini versus Anet A8

I’ve always been a fan of the reprap project. I’ve tried to build one at various stages, and had to face the fact time and again that I’m lousy at building electronics from scratch. However, in the last few years, 3d printers have not only become simpler, they’ve become near… Read more »

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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 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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