Author Archives: Thomas Weaver

About Thomas Weaver

For several years, I’ve been putting my uncanny knack for grammar and punctuation, along with an eclectic mental collection of facts, to good use as a Wielder of the Red Pen of Doom (editor). I'm physically disabled, and I currently live with my smugly good-looking twin Paul, who writes military science fiction and refuses to talk about his military service because he can’t. Sometimes Paul and I collaborate on stories, and sometimes I just edit whatever he writes. It's worked out rather well so far. My list of non-writing-related jobs from the past includes librarian, art model, high school teacher, science lab gofer… Although I have no spouse or offspring to tell you about, I do have six cats. (The preferred term is "Insane Cat Gentleman.") I currently spend my time blogging, reading, editing, and fending off cats who like my desk better than my twin’s.

Paul’s latest novel is now available for pre-order.

From my clone-sibling’s blog: This is much different from my other works. […] It is a mostly-contemporary slow-build thriller. It is not obviously connected to my other works. Not obviously. (For the record, I think the connection is obvious, but … Continue reading

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We’re celebrating the kitten’s birthday today.

This was Logan back in the middle of June, 2019: …and this is Logan now, at one year old: His hobbies include napping in cardboard boxes, chittering loudly at sparrows and finches outside the kitchen window, and shoving fake mice … Continue reading

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FREE sci-fi novel, plus a bit about WIPs.

Last week, I got to read about twenty thousand words of my clone-sibling’s WIP (well, one of them: he’s working on three different novels right now), the sequel to Project Brimstone (working title, Stormriders). And I gotta tell you, anyone … Continue reading

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Another free sci-fi novel from author Paul B. Spence

Of course you were expecting this one: it’s the sequel to last week’s free novel. Read. Enjoy. Wait impatiently/eagerly for the third book to be free sometime next week… 🙂              

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FREE sci-fi novel: limited-time offer

So there’s this sci-fi anthor named Paul B. Spence (my “clone-sibling”/identical twin), and he’s decided that as a way of helping people who are isolated due to this virus thing, he’s gonna offer his novel The Remnant for free, from … Continue reading

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Cats, editing, and my clone-sibling’s new armor

So there I was this morning, making coffee in the kitchen, when the kitten came running into the room, dragging a full-size bath towel… “Logan, what are you doing?” “Boo-boo!” he meowed. Flop. Flip. Purrrrr…. Cats are so weird. Isn’t … Continue reading

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BadGramma’s all-natural revenge extract :-)

Just a bit of grammar humor here… inspired by the bad grammar in a couple of lines from a movie I really liked. (Yes, it’s true: I can’t even watch a superhero movie without flinching inwardly when someone uses blatantly … Continue reading

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Missing the Point

Someone read this post a couple of weeks ago and apparently took great offense at the phrase ‘passing for human.’ Said it was racist and ableist… I understand how it could be either/both of those things, in a totally different … Continue reading

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Once again, he seeks beta readers.

It’s time for the next stage in preparing this manuscript for publication: beta readers! We already have one volunteer, someone who’s never read for us before, and that’s good, because this story is a bit different from everything else the … Continue reading

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In the author’s own words…

Paul has a post on his blog about his upcoming novel, I Won’t Cry for Yesterday: Back when I first started writing, I wrote a novel and then another with the same characters, something of a stand-alone sequel. They were … Continue reading

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