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Updated June 2017.

Sections below: 1960s | 1970s | 1980-1992 | 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | Related Pages.

Where not otherwise noted, the works are published by Love in Dark Settings website or Love in Dark Settings Press.

Also available is a list of published fiction in reverse order of the date of composition.


1960s

Born in April 1963. First dramatic play-acting (prior to 1968). First inner composition of fiction, possibly as an outgrowth of the drama (prior to 1968). First written composition of short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry (early elementary school, 1968 onwards). First fantasy fiction, lord/liegeman fiction, lady/liegewoman fiction, slave fiction, and prisoner fiction.


1970s

First script performed as a play (fourth grade, 1971). First short story published in a student literary magazine (fourth grade, 1972). First private journal (sixth grade, 1974). First recorded "radio" play (sixth grade, 1975). First spiral notebooks containing stories written outside of school (sixth grade, 1975). First poetry published in a student literary magazine (eighth grade, 1977). First feature news articles, mainly in the form of satire (tenth grade, 1978). First editorial position (tenth grade, 1978). First contemporary fiction, science fiction, military fiction, spy fiction, mentor fiction, friendship fiction, and heterosexual fiction. First inner composition of gay fiction and erotic fiction.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

"Blood Brothers" (tenth grade, 1979, to eleventh grade, 1980), short story that would later be expanded into Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series.

TRAINING

Mentored in historical research by my father William S. Peterson, literary historian and printing historian, 1978 to present.

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Staff member, Raider's Digest (high school literary magazine), 1978-1981.

Feature editor, copy editor, and staff writer, The Review (high school newspaper), 1978-1981.


1980-1992

First professional writing and editing jobs. Became a full-time writer in 1992, a state that continued until 2016.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

History major, University of Maryland (College Park), 1981, 1985-1986.

B.A. in Liberal Arts (interdisciplinary Great Books program), St. John's College (Annapolis), 1987. Bachelor's thesis: "The Heart Has Its Reasons: The Role of Irrationality in Romantic Love [as Stated by Plato and Dante]."

"Copy-editing Skills" certificate course, Publishing Training Centre (Oxford, England, extension; known then as Book House Training Centre), 1990.

Graduate courses in history, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Continuing Studies (Baltimore), 1991-1992.

Graduate courses in history, St. Mary's Seminary and University, Ecumenical Institute of Theology (Baltimore), 1992.

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Proofreader, The Cottage Press (Maryland small press), 1981.

Copy editor and staff writer, The Gadfly (college newspaper), 1982-1987.

Proofreader and staff writer, Greenbelt News Review (Maryland newspaper), 1988-1989, 1995-1997.

Copy editor and staff writer, Gowanda Penny Saver News (New York newspaper), 1989.

Editorial assistant, The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America (Maryland journal), 1989-1990.

Research assistant for two literary history scholars and a museum access and education consultant, for projects on John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, and the history of blind scientists, 1989-1990, 1992, 1998.

Editorial assistant, The Johns Hopkins University Press (Baltimore), 1990-1992.

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, 1992-1995, 2016 to present.

HONORS

Awarded the Alfred E. Skolnik Scholarship for excellence in journalism (sponsored by the Greenbelt News Review), 1981.


1993

First published history articles.

NONFICTION

"The Puritan Meetinghouse That Wasn't" (history of religious art), The Anglican (Spring 1993), 8-9.

"Unitarian Roots in Architecture: The Puritan Meetinghouse" (history of religious art), The Unitarian Universalist Christian (Spring/Summer 1993), 19-26.

"Church Shapes in Colonial America" (history of religious art), God's World Today (15 October 1993), 6-7.

"The Singing Planets" (history of science), Odyssey (December 1993), 18-21.


1994

NONFICTION

"The Case of the Colonial Font" (history of religious art), God's World Today (13 May 1994), 6-7.

"The Tree That Told Time" (social history), Faces (December 1994), 20-21.


1995

First composition of novels. First spiritual fantasy and multicultural fantasy.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: August 1995 to March 1996 (composition; the short story on which it was based was composed in 1979).

Law of Vengeance, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: August to November 1995 (composition).

Breached Boundaries 1: Adversaries, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: September 1995 to April 1996 (composition).

Law Links, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: November 1995 to November 2009 (composition).

NONFICTION

". . . And the Weather Today Includes Comets and Meteors" (history of science), Odyssey (February 1995), 4-7.

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

Washington Independent Writers, 1995-1997 (approximately; years not recorded).


1996

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Noble, fantasy novel in the Princeling series: August to September 1996 (composition).

"From Hell to the Stars," historical speculative fiction novelette (a loose translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy): December 1996 to February 1997 (composition; ongoing).

NONFICTION

"The Carol Crusader" (history of music), Highlights for Children (December 1996), 16-17.


1997

First religion news articles. First printed magazine and e-zine. First website.

NONFICTION

"Hipparchus and His Daring List of Stars" (history of science), Odyssey (April 1997), 8-11.

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Publisher, editor, and staff writer, Greenbelt Interfaith News (news e-zine, originally appearing in printed form), 1997-1999. Articles reissued by Anglicans Online (Canada/U.S.), BICNews (Belfast Islamic Centre, U.K.), Church Net UK, FEZANA Journal (Federation of Zoroastrian Associations of North America), Golden Compass (Belgium), Minnesota Pagan Press (U.S.), and RE-XS (U.K.).

WEBSITES

Greenbelt Interfaith News.


1998

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Right or Right, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: November 1998 and November 1999 (composition).

NONFICTION

"For Those Who Persecute You" (religion), Whosoever (January/February 1998); Gay Theological Journal (May/August 1998), 54-56.

WEBSITES

Philia.


1999

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Night Shadow, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: December 1999 (composition).

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Publisher, editor, and staff writer, Philia (interfaith news e-zine), 1999-2002. Article reissued by Church Net UK.

NONFICTION

"The Cooperator: An Unofficial History of the Greenbelt News Review" (history), Greenbelt.com (1999).

WEBSITES

Aslan's Kin: Interfaith Fantasy and Science Fiction.


2000

No new works released in this year.


2001

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Mystery, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: March 2001 (composition).

Twenty Thousand Gold Stars, contemporary novel in the Unmasked series: April 2001 (composition).

NONFICTION

"Burning Coals" (religion), Paraklesis (Summer 2001).

"Trampling Down Death by Death" (religion news commentary), Paraklesis (Winter 2001).


2002

First public release of fiction, through e-mail lists. First fiction website. First story sold to a magazine. First historical speculative fiction.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

O Most Unthankful, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: January 2002 (composition).

Crossing the Cliff, fantasy novella in the Darkling Plain series: January to June 2002 (composition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, fantasy novella in the Life Prison series: February to April 2002 (composition).

Master and Servant 2: The True Master, historical speculative fiction novella in the Waterman series: February 2002 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

The Fool, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series: February 2002 (composition).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March to September 2002 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March to November 2002 (composition).

Rebirth 4: In Training, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2002 and December 2002 to January 2003 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

A Sexual Minority Speaks Out, science fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: March 2002 (composition).

Rebirth 6: Tops and Sops, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2002 (composition).

Transformation 3: A Prisoner Has Need, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2002 to February 2004 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2002 (composition).

Transformation 4: The Consultation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2002 to February 2003 (composition).

Eternally Divided, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: May 2002 (composition).

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: June 2002 (composition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: July to September 2002 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

The Slavefic Plot Creator, contemporary flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: July 2002 (composition).

Cold Stars, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series (originally the Subtext series): August 2002 (composition).

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: August 2002 and May 2003 (composition).

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series (originally in the Master/Other series): December 2002 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

O Most Unthankful, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: January 2002 (list edition) and May 2002 (web edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, fantasy novella in the Life Prison series: April 2002 (list edition) and May 2002 (web edition).

Master and Servant 2: The True Master, historical speculative fiction novella in the Waterman series: April 2002 (list edition) and May 2002 (web edition).

The Fool, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series: April 2002 (list edition).

A Sexual Minority Speaks Out, science fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2002 (list edition).

Right or Right, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: May 2002 (web edition).

Eternally Divided, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: May 2002 (list edition).

Mystery, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: June 2002 (list edition and web edition).

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: June 2002 (list edition).

Crossing the Cliff, fantasy novella in the Darkling Plain series: June 2002 (list edition and web edition).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2002 (list edition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: October 2002 (publication in MAS-Zine).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2002 (list edition).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2002 (list edition).

NONFICTION

"The Eternal Debate in Classical Times" (social history), The World History of Male Love (2002).

"The Misguided Search for 'Homoeroticism': A Plea for Research on Friendship," (social history), The World History of Male Love (2002).

"Afterword" (history of mythology), Lovers' Legends: The Gay Greek Myths, by Andrew Calimach (New Rochelle, N.Y.: Haiduk Press, 2002).

WEBSITES

Darkling Plain aka duskdarkling.org (predecessor to Love in Dark Settings aka duskpeterson.com).

Links on the History of Friendship, Romantic Friendship, Romance, and Sexuality.

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Volunteer beta reader (editor) of male homoerotic fiction, 2002-2010.


2003

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Rebirth 5: As a Seeker, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2003 (composition).

The Balance 2: Barbarians, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February to March 2003 (composition).

"Two Masters," contemporary/fantasy short story: February 2003 (composition).

Transformation 1: Deception, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March and July 2003 (composition).

The Balance 1: Truth and Lies, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2003 to March 2004 (composition).

The Balance 3: Hidden, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2003 (composition).

Whipster 2: Offstage, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: June to November 2003 (composition).

Puppets, contemporary novelette in the Unmasked series: June 2003 (composition).

Transformation 2: Twists and Turns, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2003 and October to December 2003 (composition).

Whipster 3: Blurred Lines, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: November 2003 to June 2008 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Rebirth 4: In Training, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2003 (list edition).

Rebirth 5: As a Seeker, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2003 (list edition).

Rebirth 6: Tops and Sops, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2003 (list edition).

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series (originally in the Master/Other series): February 2003 (list edition and web edition).

"Two Masters," contemporary/fantasy short story: April 2003 (list edition).

The Balance 2: Barbarians, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2003 (publication in MAS-Zine).

The Balance 3: Hidden, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2003 (publication in MAS-Zine).

Transformation 1: Deception, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2003 (list edition).

"From Hell to the Stars," historical speculative fiction novelette (a loose translation of Dante's The Divine Comedy): August 2003 (list edition; ongoing).

The Slavefic Plot Creator, contemporary flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: August 2003 (list edition).

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: October 2003 (publication in MAS-Zine).

Transformation 2: Twists and Turns, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2003 (list edition).

REISSUES

Eternally Divided, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: June 2003 (web edition).

The Fool, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series: September 2003 (web edition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: October 2003 (web edition).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2003 (web edition).

WEBSITES

Historical speculative fiction: Links for Readers of Historical Fiction and Fantasy.

Sites on the History and Literature of Western Hierarchical Relationships.


2004

First leather writings.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

On Guard 1: Promotion, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2004 to February 2008 (composition).

Edgeplay in Mayhill, leather novel in the Loren's Lashes series: May 2004 to October 2008 (composition; ongoing).

First Lesson, leather short story in the Loren's Lashes series: June 2004 (composition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 1: Clothesline, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2004 (composition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 2: Spontaneous, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2004 (composition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 3: Bad Habit, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2004 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Whipster 2: Offstage, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: April 2004 (publication in MAS-Zine).

Transformation 3: A Prisoner Has Need, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2004 (list edition).

Transformation 4: The Consultation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2004 (list edition).

First Lesson, leather short story in the Loren's Lashes series: August 2004 (web edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 2: Spontaneous, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2004 (web edition).

The Balance 1: Truth and Lies, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2004 (list edition).

Puppets, contemporary novelette in the Unmasked series: September 2004 (web edition).

REISSUES

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: April 2004 (web edition).

The Balance 2: Barbarians, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2004 (list edition).

The Balance 3: Hidden, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2004 (list edition).

NONFICTION

"Romantic Friendship: Not Just a Code Word for Gay" (social history), The World History of Male Love (2004).

Topman's Timeline: A Documentary Biography of John Preston (2004-2005). An online project incorporating documents by and about the author John Preston, as well as remembrances from his friends and colleagues.

WEBSITES

Buried Treasure: Recommendations of Online Male Homoerotic Stories and Male Homoerotic Fiction.

Gay and Lesbian Books in Alternative Formats.

GLBT Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature: A Web Directory.

Hometown: Two Years in the Life of a Small Town Grown Large.

Homoerotic Historical Fiction Links.

The Leather Research Reference Shelf.

Male Romantic Friendships in Historical Photography and Literature.

Online Resources for Blind and Partially Sighted Readers of Science Fiction and Fantasy

Topman: Online Writings by and about John Preston.


2005

First fiction e-zine.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 5: Pinned, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: April to May 2005 and April 2007 (composition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 4: Leatherdar, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: April 2005 and November 2006 (composition).

What Slaves Do When They Aren't Cleaning Toilets, leather flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2005 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 1: Clothesline, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: April 2005 (web edition).

What Slaves Do When They Aren't Cleaning Toilets, leather flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2005 (web edition).

NONFICTION

"The History of DS and Its Kin" (social history), in Jack Rinella's LeatherViewscolumn, Gay Chicago Magazine (April 23, 2005).

"Drag Queens, Leathermen, and Telling the Truth: Franny and the Life of John Preston" (literary biography), in John Preston, Franny, the Queen of Provincetown (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2005).

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK (starting date)

Publisher, editor, and staff writer, True Tales: An Erotic E-zine of Masculinity and Power, 2005-present. The e-zine is a corporate member of the Erotic Authors Association. Articles reissued by Ambush Mag and HPEP Newsletter. E-zine's honors: Four story and poetry finalists, Rauxa Prize for Erotic Writing 2006, of which two became runners-up. Story winner, original fiction category, Titanium Whip Awards 2006. Editor's Pick, GayDemon, 2007. Nominee, Best Erotic E-zine category, Cybersocket Web Awards, 2008.

WEBSITES

True Tales: An Erotic E-zine of Masculinity and Power. Also publishes fiction.

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

Erotic Romance Writers International, 2005-2006.

Erotic Authors Association, 2005-2011.


2006

First public blog.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Hell's Messenger 1: Trial, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: February 2006 to January 2007 (composition).

On Guard 3: Searching, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2006 to August 2007 (composition).

On Guard 4-10, historical speculative fiction stories in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2006 to August 2010 (composition).

Revenge, historical speculative fiction short story in the Darkling Plain series (originally the Subtext series): April 2006 (composition).

Coded Messages, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: April 2006 (composition).

Mercy's Prisoner 3: Milord, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: May 2006 and April 2011 (composition).

Mercy's Prisoner 5: Curious, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: May 2006 to April 2011 (composition).

The Balance 4: Death Watch, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2006 to February 2007 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 3: Bad Habit, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: April 2006 (list edition) and May 2006 (web edition).

Night Shadow, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: June 2006 (web edition).

Coded Messages, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: November 2006 (list edition and web edition, as "Mercy's Prisoner 2: Coded Messages").

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 4: Leatherdar, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: December 2006 (web edition).

REISSUES

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: May 2006 (web edition).

A Sexual Minority Speaks Out, science fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: June 2006 (web edition).

Whipster 2: Offstage, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: October 2006 (web edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, fantasy novella in the Life Prison series: November 2006 (expanded web edition).

WEBSITES

Ampersand History: Intersections Between History and Science and Art and Music and Literature and Religion and Philosophy.

A Little List of Links on Solitude, Simplicity, and Self-Discipline.

Masculinity, Crime, and Everyday Life in Victorian and Edwardian Times: A Bibliography of Online and Printed Resources.

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, 2006-2010.

HONORS

Runner-up, Rauxa Prize for erotic fiction, for the short story Spontaneous.

Nominee, Mid-Atlantic Regional category, Pantheon of Leather community service awards (sponsored by The Leather Journal), after first year and a half of leather writing and editing.


2007

First e-zine sold for profit. First e-book.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Hell's Messenger 2: Tour, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: January 2007 to February 2008 (composition).

Sweet Blood 5: Truth and Trust, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2007 to July 2015 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Twenty Thousand Gold Stars, contemporary novel in the Unmaskedseries: May 2007 (list edition and web edition).

REISSUES

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: October 2007 (audio book edition and e-book edition).

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK

Director, Erotic Authors Association, 2007.

Publisher and editor of The Slash Skinny (publishing news and market report), 2007.

WEBSITES

International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day: A Directory of Online Creations.

The Slash Skinny: Publishing News and Market Report on Original Slash.


2008

First e-books sold at a major distributor (Amazon).

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Master and Servant 3: Unmarked, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: January 2008 to February 2010 (composition, arising from an earlier story idea).

On Guard 2: Protection, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2008 (composition).

Sweet Blood 1: Bonds, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2008 (composition).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: November 2008 (composition).

Mercy's Prisoner 4: Isolation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: December 2008 and April 2011 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

The Balance 4: Death Watch, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2008 (list edition).

Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: February 2008 (list edition) and July 2008 (web edition).

Hell's Messenger 1: Trial, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: March 2008 (list edition).

Hell's Messenger 2: Tour, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: June 2008 (list edition).

On Guard 1: Promotion, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2008 (list edition).

On Guard 2: Protection, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2008 (list edition).

On Guard 3: Searching, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2008 (list edition).

Noble, fantasy novel in the Princeling series: July 2008 (list edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 5: Pinned, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: September 2008 (web edition).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series:  December 2008 (list edition and web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers, leather short story collection in the Leather in Lawnville series: May 2008 (e-book edition and audio book edition).

Whipster, historical speculative fiction novel in the Michael's House series: December 2008 (e-book edition).

REISSUES

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: March 2008 (reissue of e-book edition) and May 2008 (braille and DAISY editions).

The Slavefic Plot Creator, contemporary flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2008 (web edition).

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: September 2008 (list edition and e-book edition).

First Lesson, leather short story in the Loren's Lashes series: September 2008 (e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, fantasy novella in the Life Prison series: September 2008 (e-book edition).

Coded Messages, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: October 2008 (e-book edition).

What Slaves Do When They Aren't Cleaning Toilets, leather flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: October 2008 (e-book edition).

NONFICTION

"Unconventional Service" (essay on relationships), Simply Service (August 2008), 2.

PUBLISHING, EDITING, AND STAFF WORK

Columnist, POD People (multi-author blog of news and reviews on print-on-demand books and e-books), 2008.


2009

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Master and Servant 1: The Abolitionist, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: January 2009 to June 2013 (composition).

If Dante Had a Beta Reader, contemporary and historical fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2009.

Queue, retrofuturistic science fiction flash fiction in the Young Toughs series: June 2009 (composition).

The Unanswered Question, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2009 and December 2009 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Queue, retrofuturistic science fiction flash fiction in the Young Toughs series: June 2009 (list edition and web edition).

The Unanswered Question, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2009 and December 2009 (web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS

Love in Dark Settings Omnibus, collection of all of Dusk Peterson's writings: April 2009 (e-book edition).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Noble, fantasy novel in the Princeling series: January 2009 (web edition).

Whipster 3: Blurred Lines, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: February 2009 (list edition and web edition).

Hell's Messenger 1: Trial, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: March 2009 (web edition).

Hell's Messenger 2: Tour, historical speculative fiction novella in theLife Prison series: March 2009 (web edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers, leather short story collection in the Leather in Lawnville series: April 2009 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series (originally in the Master/Other series): May 2009 (expanded list edition and expanded web edition).

Whipster, historical speculative fiction novel in the Michael's House series: May 2009 (reissue of e-book edition).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2009 (web edition).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2009 (web edition).

Rebirth 4: In Training, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2009 (web edition).

Rebirth 5: As a Seeker, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2009 (web edition).

Rebirth 6: Tops and Sops, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2009 (web edition).

Transformation, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2009 (e-book edition).

Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: July 2009 (e-book edition).

WEBSITES

Retrofuture: Visions of the Future, 1945-1975.

INTERVIEWS

"The LA&M Talks with Dusk Peterson," The Leather Times (Issue 2, 2009), 18. (Note: The periodical is located at an adults-only website.)


2010

First distribution of e-books to multiple retailers.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

The Balance 5: Balladeer, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2010 and September 2012 (composition).

The Shining Ones, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2010 to February 2015 (composition).

Journey to Manhood, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Young Toughs series:  June 2010 to March 2015 (composition).

Men and Lads, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: September to November 2010 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Cold Stars, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series (originally the Subtext series): January 2010 (web edition).

Revenge, historical speculative fiction short story in the Darkling Plain series (originally the Subtext series): January 2010 (web edition).

Edgeplay in Mayhill, leather novel in the Loren's Lashes series: June 2010 (web edition; ongoing).

Master and Servant 3: Unmarked, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: September to November 2010 (web edition).

On Guard, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2010 (e-book edition, as part of The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels).

Men and Lads, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: December 2010 (web edition as a side story in the Life Prison series).

NEW COLLECTIONS

Loren's Lashes Omnibus, a collection of stories in the Loren's Lashes series: June 2010 (e-book edition).

Waterman: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction and retrofuture science fiction, a collection of stories in the Waterman series: September 2010 (e-book edition, under the title Waterman Omnibus).

The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels, a collection of stories in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2010 (e-book edition, under the title The Eternal Dungeon Omnibus).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Transformation, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2010 (web edition) and October 2010 (e-book edition, as part of The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels).

The Balance, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2010 (web edition) and October 2010 (e-book edition, as part of The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels).

Love in Dark Settings Omnibus, collection of all of Dusk Peterson's writings: July 2010 (expanded e-book edition).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2010 (e-book edition).

NONFICTION

"Historical speculative fiction Why Not Just Write Historical Fiction?" (authorship), Clare London's blog (28 January 2010).

"Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys Who Like Leather: M/M Writers of BDSM Fiction" (literary history), The Leather Times (Issue 2, 2010), 2-5.

WEBSITES

The Boer War and Turn-of-the-Century Firearms.

Islanders and Watermen of the Chesapeake Bay.


2011

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Broken, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2011 (composition).

In the Silence, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: May 2011 (composition).

Plus Love, contemporary short story in the Loren's Lashes series: May 2011 (composition).

Lord and Servant, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: June to July 2011 (composition).

Cell-mates, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: July 2011 (composition).

Wax, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2011 (composition).

Torture, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon and Life Prison series: June 2011 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Law Links, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: April to November 2011 (web edition).

Wax, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2011 (web edition).

Broken, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2011 (web edition).

Torture, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon and Life Prison series: July 2011 (web edition).

Plus Love, contemporary short story in the Loren's Lashes series: December 2011 (web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS

The Three Lands: an omnibus of fantasy novels set in the Great Peninsula, a collection of stories in the Three Lands series: April 2011 (e-book edition, under the title The Three Lands Omnibus).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

On Guard, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: March to August 2011 (web edition).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: April 2011 (e-book edition; also reissued in The Three Lands: an omnibus of fantasy novels set in the Great Peninsula) and July 2011 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2011 (e-book edition).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2011 (e-book edition).

Waterman: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction and retrofuture science fiction, a collection of stories in the Waterman series: July 2011 (reissue of Waterman Omnibus e-book edition, with minor changes, under the title Waterman: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction and retrofuture science fiction).

The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels, a collection of stories in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2011 (reissue of The Eternal Dungeon Omnibus e-book edition, with minor changes, under the title The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels) and August 2011 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Three Lands: an omnibus of fantasy novels set in the Great Peninsula, a collection of stories in the Three Lands series: July 2011 (reissue of The Three Lands Omnibus edition, with minor changes, under the title The Three Lands: an omnibus of fantasy novels set in the Great Peninsula).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2011 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Cold Stars, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series (originally the Subtext series): December 2011 (reissue of web edition).

Revenge, historical speculative fiction short story in the Darkling Plain series (originally the Subtext series): December 2011 (reissue of web edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 2: Spontaneous, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: December 2011 (reissue of web edition).

The Slavefic Plot Creator, contemporary flash fiction (satire) in the Rebels series: December 2011 (reissue of web edition).

HONORS

Honored in the Rainbow Awards 2011 in three categories, for the novel omnibus The Eternal Dungeon:
 

* Winner, Best Gay Fantasy.
* 2nd Place, Best Setting Development.
* Honorable Mention, Best Gay Novel/Book.



2012

Beginning of publication of backlist as e-books.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Spy Hill, historical speculative fiction novella in the Commando series: March 2012 (composition).

Green Ruin, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2012 (composition).

Hunger, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2012 (composition).

Sweet Blood 2: Searching, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2012 to September 2013 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION

Spy Hill, historical speculative fiction novella in the Commando series: June 2012 (web edition and e-book edition).

Law of Vengeance, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: August 2012 (e-book edition).

Green Ruin, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2012 (publication in Wanderlust: A Travel Anthology, edited by T. Spoon).

Hunger, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2012 (web edition and e-book edition).

Sweet Blood 1: Bonds, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2012 (e-book edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS

Wax / Broken, historical speculative fiction collection in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2012 (e-book edition).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Twenty Thousand Gold Stars, contemporary novel in the Unmasked series: January 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Puppets, contemporary novelette in the Unmasked series: January 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Eternally Divided, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: January 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: January 2012 (reissue of web edition), June 2012 (reissue of e-book edition), and July 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

O Most Unthankful, historical speculative fiction short story in the Master/Other series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Queue, retrofuturistic science fiction flash fiction in the Young Toughs series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: February 2012 (reissue of original web edition under the title Life Prison: the short version).

Men and Lads, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition), June 2012 (e-book edition), August 2012 (reissue of e-book edition), and October 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Broken, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

The Unanswered Question, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Wax, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition) and December 2012 (e-book edition, as part of Wax / Broken).

Torture, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon and Life Prison series: February 2012 (reissue of web edition).

Whipster, historical speculative fiction novel in the Michael's House series: June 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: June 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Whipster 2: Offstage, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: June 2012 (e-book edition).

Whipster 3: Blurred Lines, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: June 2012 (e-book edition).

Noble, fantasy novel in the Princeling series: June 2012 (e-book edition).

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series (originally in the Master/Other series): June 2012 (e-book edition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: June 2012 (e-book edition).

Plus Love, contemporary short story in the Loren's Lashes series: June 2012 (e-book edition).

Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: August 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Law Links, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: August 2012 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

Mystery, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: August 2012 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: August 2012 (e-book edition, with minor changes).

Spy Hill, historical speculative fiction novella in the Commando series: August 2012 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction novels, a collection of stories in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

Rebirth 4: In Training, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Rebirth 5: As a Seeker, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Rebirth 6: Tops and Sops, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Rebirth, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Green Ruin, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Transformation 1: Deception, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Transformation 2: Twists and Turns, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2012 (individual e-book edition).

Broken, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2012 (e-book edition, as part of Wax / Broken).

HONORS

Honorable Mention, One Perfect Score category, in the Rainbow Awards 2012, for the Three Lands novel Law of Vengeance.
 


2013

First nonfiction e-books. Completion (virtually) of publication of backlist as e-books. Start of reissue of e-books in multiformat editions. A prayer that I'll never have to do anything like this again.

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Sweet Blood 3: Split, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2013 to October 2014 (composition).

Rain, historical speculative fiction novelette (cycle of five short stories) in the Eternal Dungeon, Life Prison, Commando, Michael's House, and Waterman series: August 2013 (composition).

Never, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2013 (composition).

Master's Piece, historical speculative fiction short story in the Waterman series: December 2013 (composition).

Lost Haven: a master, his servant, and a disappearing island, historical speculative fiction short story in the Waterman series: December 2013 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION: FICTION

Lord and Servant, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: January 2013 (e-book edition, as part of the two-story collection Men and Lads / Lord and Servant).

Mercy's Prisoner 3: Milord, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: March 2013 (e-book edition).

The Balance 5: Balladeer, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2013 (e-book edition).

If Dante Had a Beta Reader, contemporary and historical fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: April 2013 (web edition).

Master and Servant 1: The Abolitionist, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: June 2013 (e-book edition).

Sweet Blood 2: Searching, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2013 (e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 4: Isolation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: October 2013 (e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 5: Curious, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: November 2013 (e-book edition).

In the Silence, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: November 2013 (e-book edition).

Cell-mates, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: November 2013 (e-book edition).

Never, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2013 (web edition and e-book edition).

Lost Haven: a master, his servant, and a disappearing island, historical speculative fiction short story in the Waterman series: December 2013 (web edition and e-book edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS: FICTION

Men and Lads / Lord and Servant, historical speculative fiction collection in the Life Prison series: January 2013 (e-book edition).

Master and Servant, historical speculative fiction novel in the Waterman series: August 2013 (e-book edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS: NONFICTION

Pro-Gay and Ex-Gay Christians Is There Room for Dialogue? Narratives and News on Christianity and Homosexuality during the 1990s, nonfiction collection in the Narrative Nonfiction series: July 2013 (e-book edition reissuing articles from 1997 and 1998).

Fan Fiction Fan, memoir in the Pixel-Stained series: September 2013 (e-book edition reissuing materials from earlier years).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Torture, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon and Life Prison series: January 2013 (e-book edition) and June 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Three Lands: an omnibus of fantasy novels set in the Great Peninsula, a collection of stories in the Three Lands series: January 2013 (expanded e-book edition).

Transformation 3: A Prisoner Has Need, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2013 (individual e-book edition).

Transformation 4: The Consultation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2013 (individual e-book edition).

Transformation, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2013 (individual e-book edition).

The Unanswered Question, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2013 (individual e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: March 2013 (reissue of e-book edition) and May 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

Coded Messages, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: March 2013 (reissue of e-book edition) and June 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Balance 1: Truth and Lies, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2013 (individual e-book edition).

The Balance 2: Barbarians, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2013 (individual e-book edition).

The Balance 3: Hidden, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2013 (individual e-book edition) and May 2013 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

The Balance 4: Death Watch, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2013 (individual e-book edition).

The Balance, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2013 (reissue of e-book edition, with added material).

Mercy's Prisoner 3: Milord, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: June 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

Men and Lads / Lord and Servant, historical speculative fiction collection in the Life Prison series: June 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

Master and Servant1: The Abolitionist, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: July 2013 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Master and Servant 2: The True Master, historical speculative fiction novella in the Waterman series: July 2013 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

Master and Servant 3: Unmarked, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: July 2013 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

Queue, retrofuturistic science fiction flash fiction in the Young Toughs series: August 2013 (individual e-book edition, as part of the Waterman series).

Waterman: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus of historical speculative fiction and retrofuture science fiction, a collection of stories in the Waterman series: August 2013 (expanded e-book edition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: October 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

Whipster 1: The New Boy, historical speculative fiction novella in the Michael's House series: December 2013 (reissue of e-book edition).

Night Shadow, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: December 2013 (e-book edition).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: December 2013 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover).

Right or Right, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: December 2013 (e-book edition).

The Fool, fantasy short story in the Master/Other series: December 2013 (reissue of web edition).

INTERVIEWS

Grilling Dusk Peterson, A. B. Gayle's blog (16 January 2013).

April Interview and Giveaway Dusk Peterson, Hearts on Fire Reviews (8 April 2013).

'Life's good here,' but how good is Portland's new tagline? The Forecaster, Maine (25 June 2013). Quoted near the end of the article, in reference to the author John Preston.

HONORS

Finalist, Gay Fantasy category, in the Rainbow Awards 2013, for the Waterman novel The Abolitionist.


2014


FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

AI, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: October 2014 (composition).

Sweet Blood 4: Checkmate, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2014 to May 2015 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION: FICTION

Sweet Blood 3: Split, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2014 (e-book edition).

Rain, historical speculative fiction novelette (cycle of five short stories) in the Eternal Dungeon, Life Prison, Commando, Michael's House, and Waterman series: December 2014 (web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS: FICTION

Mercy's Prisoner, historical speculative fiction novel in the Life Prison series: August 2014 (e-book edition).

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series (originally in the Master/Otherseries): January 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Balance 4: Death Watch, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series:  January 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only).

Rebirth 4: In Training, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only), February 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only), May 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new changes), June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover), and September 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

Rebirth 3: First Time, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only), May 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover), and September 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

Whipster, historical speculative fiction novel in the Michael's House series: January 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only).

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover only), May 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover), June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover), and July 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

Blood Vow, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: February 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Law of Vengeance, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: February 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Rebirth 2: Love and Betrayal, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes) and July 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

Rebirth 5: As a Seeker, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2014  (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes) and September 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover).

Rebirth 6: Tops and Sops, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover).

Rebirth, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and new cover).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: June 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Noble, fantasy novel in the Princeling series: July 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner 1: Life Prison, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: July 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes) and August 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover).

Mercy's Prisoner 2: Men and Lads, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: July 2014 (individual e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes, as "Mercy's Prisoner 2: Men and Lads," in place of "Coded Messages").

Hell's Messenger 1: Trial, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: July 2014 (e-book edition).

Coded Messages, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: August 2014 (web edition).

Spy Hill, historical speculative fiction novella in the Commando series: August 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

A Sexual Minority Speaks Out, speculative fiction short story (satire) in the Rebels series: September 2013 (reissue of web edition).

Transformation 1: Deception, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Transformation 2: Twists and Turns, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Transformation 3: A Prisoner Has Need, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Transformation 4: The Consultation, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2014 (reissue of e-book edition, with new cover and minor changes).

Hell's Messenger 2: Tour, historical speculative fiction novella in the Life Prison series: October 2014 (e-book edition).

What Slaves Do When They Aren't Cleaning Toilets, leather short story in the Rebels series: October 2014 (reissue of web edition).

Lord and Servant, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: November 2014 (individual e-book edition).

Mercy's Prisoner, historical speculative fiction novel in the Life Prison series: December 2014 (reissue of e-book edition).

First Lesson, leather short story in the Loren's Lashes series: December 2014 (reissue of web edition).

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

Romance Writers of America, 2014-2015, 2016 to present. Also, the following RWA chapters:
 


HONORS

Honorable Mention and Runner-up, Gay Fantasy category, in the Rainbow Awards 2014, for the Life Prison novel Mercy's Prisoner.


2015

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

Survival School, historical speculative fiction novella in the Young Toughs series: March 2015 to January 2016 (composition).

New Day, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: April 2015 (composition).

New-Fashioned, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2015 (composition).

The Lure, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Young Toughs series: April 2015 (composition).

Far Enough Away, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: May 2015 (composition).

Guise, fantasy short story in the Three Lands series: May 2015 (composition).

Emancipation, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: July 2015 (composition).

Wildfire, fantasy short story in the Three Lands series: July 2015 (composition).

The Whipping Post, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2015 (composition).

Ma'am, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2015 (composition).

Commoners' Festival, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2015 (composition).

Prison Food and Fondness, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2015 to January 2016 (composition).

Sweeping Day, historical speculative fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: December 2015 to January 2016 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION: FICTION

AI, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: May 2015 (publication in the anthology Restart, edited by T. Spoon).

Sweet Blood 4: Checkmate, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2015 (e-book edition).

The Whipping Post, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2015 (e-book edition, as part of Lockup).

New-Fashioned, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: November 2015 (e-book edition, as part of Lockup).

Commoners' Festival, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2015 (web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS: FICTION

Lockup, historical speculative fiction collection in the Dark Light series, collecting short fiction from the Eternal Dungeon, Life Prison, Commando, Michael's House, and Waterman series: November 2015 (e-book edition). Incorporates the following stories: In the Silence, Green Ruin, Hunger, Wax, Never, The Whipping Post, Broken, Torture, Cell-mates, Coded Messages, Lord and Servant, Rain.

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Master and Servant 1: The Abolitionist, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Waterman series: March 2015 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Master and Servant 2: The True Master, historical speculative fiction novella in the Waterman series: March 2015 (reissue of e-book edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 1: Clothesline, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2015 (reissue of web edition).

Debt Price, historical speculative fiction novella in the Master/Other series: August 2015 (reissue of web edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 3: Bad Habit, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: August 2015 (reissue of web edition).

Pleasure, science fiction novella in the Master/Other series (also issued as part of the Slaves of the Northern Corporate Dominion series): September to October 2015 (reissue of web edition, serialized).

AI, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: October 2015 (web edition, as part of the Waterman series).

Right or Right, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plainseries: December 2015 to January 2016 (reissued of web edition).


2016

FICTION COMPOSITION (starting date)

In Hot Water, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2016 (composition).

Tax the Dungeon, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2016 (composition).

Open-Soul Surgery, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2016 (composition).

Shifts, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2016 (composition).

FIRST PUBLICATION: FICTION

The Shining Ones, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Eternal Dungeon series: January 2016 (e-book edition).

Master's Piece, historical speculative fiction short story in the Waterman series: January 2016 (e-book edition, as part of Servant or Slave).

Journey to Manhood, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Young Toughs series: March 2016 (e-book edition).

Prison Food and Fondness, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2016 (e-book edition).

Survival School, historical speculative fiction novella in the Young Toughs series: March 2016 (e-book edition).

Far Enough Away, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: April 2016 (e-book edition).

In Hot Water, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2016 (e-book edition).

The Lure, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Young Toughsseries: May 2016 (e-book edition).

New Day, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: July 2016 (web edition).

Guise, fantasy short story in the Three Lands series: August 2016 (web edition).

Sweeping Day, historical speculative fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: August 2016 (web edition).

Tax the Dungeon, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2016 (web edition).

Ma'am, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2016 (web edition).

Wildfire, fantasy short story in the Three Lands series: October 2016 (web edition).

Shifts, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: December 2016 (web edition).

NEW COLLECTIONS: FICTION

Servant or Slave, historical speculative fiction collection in the Waterman series: January 2016 (e-book edition). Incorporates the following stories: Lost Haven, Master's Piece.

Risk, historical speculative fiction collection in the Dark Light series, collecting short fiction from the Eternal Dungeon, Young Toughs, Waterman, and Commando series: August 2016 (e-book edition). Incorporates the following stories: The Unanswered Question, The Lure, Journey to Manhood, Lost Haven, Master's Piece, Spy Hill.

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

Lost Haven: a master, his servant, and a disappearing island, historical speculative fiction short story in the Waterman series: January 2016 (e-book reissue, as part of Servant or Slave).

Rebirth, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes) and March 2016 (reissue of e-book edition).

The Unanswered Question, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Sweet Blood 3: Split, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

Crossing the Cliff, fantasy novella in the Darkling Plain series: February to March 2016 (reissue of web edition).

Commoners' Festival, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2016 (e-book edition).

Transformation, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

"Law Links 1: Blood on the Blade," fantasy novella in the Young Spies series: April 2016 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes, as part of a serialization of Law Links).

Re-creation, fantasy novelette in the Three Lands series: April 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes, and with the additional subtitle Gift for a slave).

Night Shadow, fantasy novelette in the Darkling Plain series: April 2016 (reissue of web edition).

The Balance, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes) and May 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes).

On Guard, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2016 (individual e-book edition, with minor changes).

The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus, a collection of volumes in the Eternal Dungeon series: May 2016 (reissue of e-book edition, with minor changes and the addition of Balladeer, under the title of The Eternal Dungeon: a Turn-of-the-Century Toughs omnibus).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 4: Leatherdar, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: September 2016 (reissue of web edition).

Prison Food and Fondness, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: September 2016 (web edition).

Far Enough Away, retrofuturistic science fiction short story in the Young Toughs series: September 2016 (web edition).

Leather, Licking, and Lawnmowers 5: Pinned, leather short story in the Leather in Lawnville series: October 2016 (reissue of web edition).

In Hot Water, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: October 2016 (web edition).

TRAINING

Webinars, Association of Independent Information Professionals.

MEMBERSHIPS (starting date)

American Historical Association, 2016 to present.

Association of Independent Information Professionals, 2016 to present.

Association of Independent Publishing Professionals, 2016 to present.

Editorial Freelancers Association, 2016 to present.

Historical Novel Society, 2016 to present.

Historical Writers of America, 2016 to present.

International Thriller Writers, 2016 to present.

National Council on Public History, 2016 to present.

Organization of American Historians, 2016 to present.
 


2017

Started issuing and reissuing all of my fiction as online fiction, as well as continuing to bring out e-books. Made the multiformat editions of my e-books free.

FIRST PUBLICATION: FICTION

Breached Boundaries 1: Adversaries, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: January to February 2017 (web edition).

Open-Soul Surgery, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2017 (web edition).

Emancipation, historical speculative fiction novelette in the Life Prison series: June 2017 (web edition).

Sweet Blood 5: Truth and Trust, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: August 2017 (e-book edition, as part of Sweet Blood).

NEW COLLECTIONS: FICTION

Sweet Blood, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2007 to July 2015 (composition) and August 2017 (e-book edition). Incorporates the following stories: Bonds, Searching, Split, Checkmate, Truth and Trust.

REISSUES AND NEW EDITIONS

On Guard, historical speculative fiction novel in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2017 (reissue of web edition).

The Whipping Post, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: February 2017 (web edition).

Green Ruin, historical speculative fiction short story in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2017 (web edition).

Sweet Blood 1: Bonds, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2017 (web edition).

New-Fashioned, historical speculative fiction flash fiction in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2017 (web edition).

Sweet Blood 2: Searching, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: March 2017 (web edition).

Bard of Pain, fantasy novella in the Three Lands series: April 2017 (reissue of web edition).

Sweet Blood 3: Split, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: April 2017 to June 2017 (web edition).

Spy Hill, historical speculative fiction novella in the Commando series: April 2017 to July 2017 (reissue of web edition).

Survival School, historical speculative fiction novella in the Young Toughs series: April 2017 to July 2017 (web edition).

Sweet Blood 4: Checkmate, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: June 2017 to August 2017 (web edition).

Law Links, fantasy novel in the Three Lands series: June 2017 (individual e-book edition) and June 2017 to December 2017 (reissue of web edition).

In the Silence, historical speculative fiction short story in the Life Prison series: June 2017 (web edition).

Mercy's Prisoner, historical speculative fiction novel in the Life Prison series: July to December 2017 (web edition). Incorporates the following stories: Life Prison, Men and Lads, Milord, Isolation, Curious.

Rebirth 1: The Breaking, historical speculative fiction novella in the Eternal Dungeon series: July 2017 (re-issue of e-book edition).

Sweet Blood 5: Truth and Trust, historical speculative fiction novel (within a novel) in the Eternal Dungeon series: September to December 2017 (web edition).

WEBSITES

Retrohome: American Homelife in the Past and Present (blog).

RESEARCH WORK (starting date)

Historical researcher, Historicalfic: Historical Research for Fiction Writers, 2017 to present.
 


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