Well, Visioncon was last weekend in Branson, and I’m finally starting to get my life back in order. There’s always an adjustment period after a convention. It was Jessica’s first time in Branson, and her Ryoko and Velma costumes were well received. I even roamed the halls a while on Saturday night as The Shadow,(…)
Holy crap! Did I just see that? Yeah, I did. Those were grown-up Power Rangers, but not in the way I think any of us really expected. Well, I take it back. Apparently this has been nagging Adi Shankar for years. Shankar actually raises some good points about the longterm effects of war on the(…)
Well, that’s certainly an odd thing for an author to say, isn’t it? I mean it, though. Don’t buy my book… at least not from Ebay seller booksthatsell. While messing around on Ebay a couple days ago, I came across the auction pictured at left, listing two signed copies of my debut novel The Weller for(…)
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. 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… the stars! However, countermeasures(…)
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,(…)