Category Archives: Misc

Early Reviews for “Cornhusker: Demon Gene”

My first short story, “Cornhusker: Demon Gene,” was accepted into a future anthology, but I self published it in May. I have written a handful of short stories over the years, but this one is my favorite, so far. That said, … Continue reading

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Finding Peace in Luke 12 and 2 Peter 3

Now that I am running Adventures in SciFi Publishing, I have a website, Twitter and Facebook feed to focus solely on writing and where I’ll avoid political and religous commentary. Because of this, I feel free to use my website … Continue reading

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My First Month on the Job at Adventures in SciFi Publishing

The occasional twitch in my right eye may say it all. Since taking over as Executive Producer at Adventures in SciFi Publishing podcast, I’ve posted a podcast about every five days, built a review team of four members, and spent … Continue reading

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How My Personal Convictions Affect My Social Media Presence

My book review for the anthology, Like Water for Quarks, went live on SF Signal yesterday, and with it came a pretty upset commenter. This person thinks I should leave my personal convictions out of my reviews, to put it … Continue reading

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What Makes an Author a Breakout Author?

My two part interview series with Zachary Jernigan is now up at Adventures in SciFi Publishing (Part one; Part two). I recently complimented Zachary Jernigan, debut author of No Return from Night Shade Books, as being a breakout author. He … Continue reading

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An Author’s Two Favorite Words: “The End.”

Saturday, I got to write these words on the fifth draft of my novel, Kaimerus. This concluded the third rewrite and about 320,000 words that I’ve put into this project. Kaimerus is not done yet, I still need to go through … Continue reading

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Why I want a sequel to NO RETURN by Zachary Jernigan

I recently reviewed NO RETURN, the debut novel from Zachary Jernigan. The short review for those on the fence is that Zachary has thrown down his gauntlet on this Fantasy, Space Opera mashup. His characterization was exceptional, and the combination … Continue reading

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Flu, Resident Evil 6 and a Plea for Quality Zombie Fiction

I reviewed Flu by Wayne Simmons this week at SF Signal. As much as I was hoping this book would deliver in a failing market of zombie fiction, the characters and writing fell flat like so many others. REVIEW SUMMARY: … Continue reading

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Crime Stories for a Speculative Fiction Fan

I enjoyed Agatha Christie novels in middle school, but it was more of a “if you’re going to make me read for class, I guess this is pretty good,” than a “move over Horror and Fantasy, there’s a new cat … Continue reading

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AudioTim 47: Hard-boiled Detective Novel, HOT SINATRA, by Axel Howerton

Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedWelcome to my interview with Axel Howerton and editor, Lane Diamond of Evolved Publishing. Axel’s debut novel, Hot Sinatra, was a captivating detective story that reminded me of my love of the … Continue reading

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