Friday, February 8, 2013

The SFR Brigade presents...

Happy day, it is time for another SFR Brigade presents! I love excuses to share snippets from my works in progress, and doing it together with other scifi romance writers makes it even better. 

Don't forget to visit the brigade page for links to the other participants. There are so many talented writers in this group, I'm sure you'll find something you like. :-)

While I'm at it telling you to click stuff, there is a Science Fiction Romance Brigade Fanpage on Facebook. If you're interested in scifi romance, this is a great page to follow for news.

Anyway, time to talk about me, me, meeeee! (LOL!!!) Desert Breeze Publishing has a series of novellas called Borealis. They are all set around a decrepit space station at a point in time where humanity has spread over the galaxy, and the series fascinates me. All the stories interweave, but they're written by very different people in different styles, giving different points of view. Some are laugh out loud funny, some are thought provoking, some are sexy, and others are cute.

When I got the opportunity to participate with a novella, I jumped up and down and clapped my hands! Mine will be Borealis XII, and I think it's scheduled for release in November. Thus far I've written the beginning and the end. I know what happens in the middle, but I haven't had time to put it into words just yet.

Theresa pulled her feet up under her. The room probably wasn’t cold, but she still had to suppress shivers. “I wish we weren’t going to Borealis.”

“Trust me, you’re not the only one.”

Interesting. Captain Geo rarely answered when she spoke, even if he was right next to her, and she sometimes forgot what his voice sounded like.

Why is he standing guard inside the room anyway? He’s usually on the other side of the door. Oh well, maybe he needs company too.

She turned to meet his eyes and lifted an eyebrow. “Did something happen to you there?”

He stood right beside the door with his feet apart and his hands on his back, looking authoritative and unafraid. “Something happens to everyone who sets foot there. You too, am I correct?”


  1. Ah, the strong silent type, eh? Sounds interesting, Maria!

  2. Thank you! And thank you for stopping by! =D

  3. Hi Maria. Love your snippet with its element of mystery, and the concept for Borealis really captured my interest. I think I saw the first Borealis anthology but didn't realize Desert Breeze had done more. Will have to check them out.

  4. Thank you! =) I love the Borealis idea with so many writers bringing their different flavours. It's fun to write for too, when characters can intermingle with other people's characters. =D

  5. Hmm very interesting. I'm going to have to find out more.

  6. Oh, I wanna know more about the Captain! He sounds like a man with deep secrets!

    1. He is, Eva. He was a side character when I started writing, but it didn't turn out like that, LOL! Thank you for coming over! =D


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