I wasn’t going to blog today, but I got an e-mail that I think deserves a little bragging on. Homecoming is one of the three science fiction finalists for the Reader Views 2010 Literary Awards!

It’s not about space battles, or space aliens trying to take over the universe. It’s about people. Not all of them are human, but they are people, with hopes and desires and conflicts. Most of them are trying to make the universe a better place, but none of them are quite sure of how to go about it, and their ideas sometimes conflict with each others’.

No, everything does not wrap up neatly. When does it, in real life? But it does come to a point where one phase of a character’s life is over. Will a new phase begin? Tourist Trap should be out this spring.