While my favorite reading is Science Fiction, Urban Fantasy, or Steampunk, I try to read non-fiction books several times a year. Most of the time these are either historical or scientific works. These serve not only as part of my ongoing education but also to cleanse the mental palette. Currently, I’m enjoying a wonderful bit … More At Home: A Review
“You’re always to some degree, wrong. Your goal is to be less wrong.” “Solicit critical feedback, even from friends. Tell them you really do want to know.” – Elon Musk Here are a few Influential books I’ve read. All of them are available online and all are worth your time. Several of them are available … More Influential Books
Over the past few years, I’ve enjoyed a lot of new fantasy authors. It occurred to me that a list of the best might be appreciated by those who are just starting to read the genre. Among the following you will find two male, three female, and one husband and wife team. I can highly … More Fifty Six Fantasy Novels
Author: John Picha Edited by: Matthew Davies and Suellen Picha Rating: Five out of five stars Chip is an idealistic young man who tends to get lost in daydreams from time to time. He and his fellow Skyracos are armored super-cops, thinly scattered on many worlds, in an imperfect future. Destiny City is a remote … More Skyracos: The Mining Mess Review
Foreword by Tome Wilson Tome is the founder of the web’s largest and most active dieselpunk community. The dieselpunks website provides a home for most anyone with an artistic bent that enjoy working the era between the world wars. Tales of the Aether Age by Grant Gardner This is an all-too-short ride through an alternate … More Review: Dieselpunk ePulp Showcase
The first book in the Multiplarity Trilogy is featured in this month’s BTS eMagazine! This is one of those magazines that doesn’t get the credit it deserves. It’s a really great place to find author interviews, excerpts, and cover art. Well laid out, each issue is a delight for the eye.
Beginner Mind is a collection of six short stories and some free-form poetry by a new author. It opens with a tale that leaves the reader with vivid imagery of a string of post-pubescent mistakes and just gets better. The following story is called “Pistol Grip” and it blurs the line between murder and mistake. … More Review: Beginner Mind