You know, I’m getting really sick of the neo-Luddites out there clinging to their paper books. The words are what’s important, not the delivery method. Last week I saw a prolific author announce that his latest release would be a digital exclusive, and his readers proceeded to lose their collective shit, praising the almighty page and(…)
Overheard during a Skype conversation with Shannon Ryan: Shannon: Damn Italics, with their tomato sauce and sports cars.
I’m pleased to unveil the cover art for my third novel, Birthright – Book I of the Temujin Saga, coming early in 2015 from Retro Rocket Press. Alien warmongers have cloned an ancient emperor to lead an unstoppable army. Gifted with superhuman powers and advanced technology, he sets his sights on his home planet, Earth, and then…(…)
I was recently interviewed by the lovely Beth Cato for her blog. The topic was the War of the Worlds: Goliath novelization and the process of writing it. You can read the interview here. As she states in the interview, Beth and I have been friends for a few years now. We appeared together in issue(…)
In a serious mental lapse, I totally forgot to post this hilarious out-of-context statement by author and KHP intern Shannon Ryan here on the blog. Instead, I posted it on Facebook. But I am reposting it here for your viewing pleasure.
The Martians have staged landings all over the world, and now they’ve invaded Alternate History Weekly Update. Thanks to Matt Mitrovich for spreading the word about the War of the Worlds: Goliath novelization. Click here to read the full story. If you haven’t checked out the novelization yet, head on over to Retro Rocket Press to(…)
Three bright comets streaked across the sky, trailing green flames and smoke behind them. The first time Wells had seen them had been through the lens of his father’s telescope fifteen years ago. Martian cylinders, each containing multiple enemy tripods and pilots.“They’re entering our atmosphere,” Shah’s voice crackled from the radio. “The invasion has begun,(…)
Oh, Jerrod, when are you going to learn? This morning, my co-worker at KHP, Jerrod Balzer, posted a meme challenge on his blog. And what do we say when someone lays down a challenge, dear reader? CHALLENGE ACCEPTED! Jerrod also said to keep it clean, but COME ON! With that picture? The jokes write themselves! As(…)
It won’t be long now, folks. I’ve finished my revisions on the War of the Worlds: Goliath novelization and have handed the manuscript over to the editors. We haven’t set a release date, but I’m hoping to have the book on sale before Halloween, just in time for ICON 39. At this time, the book is(…)
Classic science fiction fans, rejoice! The fifth thrill-packed issue of Astounding Stories of Super-Science is heading to your e-reader later this month! In the meantime, head on over to Retro Rocket Press to catch up on the previous four issues. These classic books have been lovingly converted into an e-reader-friendly digital format and include all(…)