More Fiction! “Arrivers” and “Queensland Crater”

Long time no see, everyone! Hope you’re all having a blessed day. I have been spending much time toiling away on new fiction projects. I’m currently waiting to hear back on a couple of stories, and am finishing a few others to go direct to Kindle. In addition to “Descent,” the long-awaited fifth installment of the ArriversContinue reading “More Fiction! “Arrivers” and “Queensland Crater””

Writing Process Blog Tour

Yesterday, author Robert Mullin kindly tagged me in a blog tour going by the name of The Writing Process. I got to know him over Facebook, and he has become a close friend of mine. A writer and adventurer, he is the author of Bid the Gods Arise, an excellent novel that deftly blends science fictionContinue reading “Writing Process Blog Tour”

“Salt Flats” is Out! (Plus In-Progress Painting)

Hey, everyone! Sorry I have been gone for a while. But I have good news. The third story in my serialized science fiction tales, “Salt Flats,” is now on Kindle! Today through Wednesday, the first two installments, “Escaping” and “Refugee,” are free, and the new one is just $0.99. It took a while to writeContinue reading ““Salt Flats” is Out! (Plus In-Progress Painting)”

A Plea for Reason in Sci-Fi/Fantasy “Discrimination”

Edit: November 2, 2013: Don’t like what’s said on this post? Fine by me. But if you choose to mistake maturity for being “oblivious,” then there’s not much I can do to help you. I could go off on another rant, but I’ll defer to Brad Stine on this one. —————————————- Lately I’ve been seeingContinue reading “A Plea for Reason in Sci-Fi/Fantasy “Discrimination””

I Have Another Story Out!

“Refugee,” the sequel to my sci-fi story “Escaping,” is officially out! 🙂 Hope you enjoy it! It’s 99 cents now, and much longer than the first entry. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00D49LERC Tobias Carter and Reverend Rousseau find a woman stealing medical supplies from their doomed warship. Should they trust her claim that she’s trying to help them, or isContinue reading “I Have Another Story Out!”

I’m #1 in Kindle’s Space Marine Sci-Fi!

Wow, I have been absent for so long. So busy. But I did want to deliver some terrific news to you. My short science fiction story “Escaping” is available on Kindle, and FREE through Saturday. Yup. Free. The sequel “Refugee” will be released tomorrow, at long last. And I’ll keep publishing short stories as muchContinue reading “I’m #1 in Kindle’s Space Marine Sci-Fi!”

My First Kindle Story!

Well, it’s finally happened. I got a short story published on Kindle! Boo-yah! “Escaping” — Science Fiction Fleeing invasion on a damaged warship, a soldier and a reverend face the question of whether someone is watching out for them. For a measly $0.99, it can be yours! Click the picture to take a look. (AndContinue reading “My First Kindle Story!”

A Bumper Crop of Author Promotions

Putting that Kindle story on hold for a moment, to share something much more important with you, dear reader. The more I’ve gotten into the writing scene, the more amazing authors I have encountered. They are gifted with stories to stir the emotions — inspiration, humor, terror, tragedy, wonder, love, delight, and a thousand others.Continue reading “A Bumper Crop of Author Promotions”

The Everwind Times: A Newspaper for Another World

Author and friend Janden Daniel Hale (a pen name for Dan Donche) has begun promoting his dark science fiction series Everwind in a lot of unique ways online. There are the posts on Facebook and the interviews a lot of authors do, but I like his unique style in using spoken word and graphic design to buildContinue reading “The Everwind Times: A Newspaper for Another World”

Fiction: Allosaurus Attack

Another brief fiction exercise. Forgive me for not posting for a while. This has been a very fast week. I hope you enjoy this, one of the writing prompts I did at a workshop last week. ————————————————— The man didn’t make a sound except for his annoyed grunt. He willed shivers away, despite the freezingContinue reading “Fiction: Allosaurus Attack”