Everyone has a story. The difference is whether one wishes to take the time and trouble to share their story. At one point or another, every author is approached with some variation of the following… “I’ve got this great idea for a story that is sure to make millions. How about I tell it, you … More You Have a Story?
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 convention was a lot of fun. I want to thank Jennifer Morris for putting on a great first-time event. Just in case you think it is all fun and games, this is what a convention looks like three hours before registration. The sun was setting as a bevy of … More Old City, New Blood
A few years back a good friend patiently explained something to me. “There are two parts to becoming a published author. One is the craft of writing and the other is the business of writing. They are two entirely different skillsets.” He was quite right. These days, the business of self publishing not only includes … More An Author’s Journey: Part Five – Self Publishing
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
Space Travel Fair Warning: This segment and the next one of An Author’s Journey are going to wax a bit technical. Robert A. Heinlein stated that “Once you reach Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO), you are halfway to any place else in our solar system. Jerry Pournelle goes into much more detail on why this is a truism … More An Author’s Journey – Part Three
Multiplarity The famous science fiction author, Vernor Vinge’ has been credited with originating the term singularity. From Wikipedia, we have this, “…his 1993 essay “The Coming Technological Singularity”, in which he argues that the creation of superhuman artificial intelligence will mark the point at which “the human era will be ended,” such that no current … More An Author’s Journey – Part Two
Although I’ve written and published more than a dozen urban fantasy titles over the past six years, the core elements of the Multiplarity Space Opera Trilogy has been more than ten years in the making. I think the time has come to document at least part of this journey, keeping in mind the old adage, … More An Author’s Journey – Part One
We are getting ready to release Omniphage, the first novel in a science fiction trilogy. I’m proud to present the front and back cover art. This is what will show as both an eBook and trade paperback front cover. The lower image will be the back cover for the trade paperback release. I want to … More Omniphage Cover Art
I just finished the first draft of Micasians, which is the last book in the Multiplarity trilogy! [undignified happy dance] This wraps up the saga that begins with Omniphage and moves to the moon for Selenaphiles. Not only that, but I have a map of the new world, drawings of colonial landing craft, and detailed … More Whoopee!