This is it! The last day I’ll be able to work with my desktop for the next month or so. I’m retiring and moving from the DC area to south Florida. That will mean more time to write, edit, take photos, and relax. I’ll still be available via email, but I hate touch-screen typing on … More Moving Day!
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 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
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
The forth book in a five book shifter series from Red Rose Publishing, Echopharte tells of the origins and evolution of the shifters. The ancients revered them. The colonists feared them. Today, no one believes in them. Shifters have lived and worked among humans since before recorded history. Echopharte tells of the first community and … More Echopharte!
This is the tale of young priest who is introduced to a satyr by a beautiful member of his flock. Deep in the Black Forest, they break bread, discuss religion and learn the horror of the burning times.
This is a short, Paranormal Romance in celebration of Halloween. Prologue She was cold and hurt. Again. He had been drunk. Again. This had been the worst one yet. As soon as he went to sleep, Kelly was going to leave and call the woman’s shelter. Perhaps he already was asleep. She didn’t hear him … More FREE READ – Marty Roberts
Last week, I posted a brief tutorial on how to use Audacity to create your own audiobooks. Now, I’ve decided to share some of my experiences during the creation of my latest project. First, a little background… I’ve recorded some short tales and a friend’s poem in order to test and hone my skills. This … More Audiobook Project – Part 1