2017 was a good year for my writing. I published the conclusion of the Torchship Trilogy. It’s being talked about for the Prometheus and Dragon awards. I also published four short stories. Torchship Captain came out in September. I’m going to release a box set of the trilogy soon. The trilogy is eligible for awards.… Continue reading Year In Review
Torchship Captain, or possibly the trilogy as a whole, is on the list of ten nominees for the Prometheus Award for best libertarian SF novel. The judges will narrow the list down to the finalists in the spring to be voted on by the membership. Wish me luck. I’m honored to be nominated and glad to… Continue reading Torchship Captain Nominated for Prometheus
To celebrate completing the Trilogy, I’m offering Torchship for free through the weekend. Torchship Pilot is on a Kindle countdown sale, starting at $0.99 and going up a dollar a day. Tell your friends who’ve been thinking about it to act fast.
Torchship Captain is live on Amazon, both the ebook and paper versions. The audiobook recording is in final edits and will be out soon. Please leave a review on Amazon, good or bad. Let people know what you think. This is the conclusion of the Torchship Trilogy. Michigan Long blackmailed her enemies into joining the… Continue reading Torchship Captain Is Out
I have a new story out in Astounding Frontiers Issue 2. Well, half a story. The second half will be in Issue 3. A man wakes up from cryosuspension to find the world has completely changed. RPG players may want to check out the Grognard Kickstarter, collecting the editorials of the late Traveller RPG designer… Continue reading Astounding Frontiers and Grognard
The audiobook of Torchship Pilot is now available. Narrator Laura Gallagher did a wonderful job and is now working on Torchship Captain, which will be out in a couple of months.
I have out of state cons both of the next two weekends. It’s going to be busy. Soonercon is June 23-25 in Oklahoma City, OK. Libertycon is June 30 – July 2 in Chattanooga, TN (but it’s sold out, sorry!). My Soonercon schedule: Writing Outside Your Experience 2:00 p.m. Friday. The Death Star Is Stupid… Continue reading Soonercon and Libertycon Panel Schedules
Several upcoming conventions invited me to be a panelist to talk about rockets and other technical topics. Soonercon, Oklahoma City, OK, June 23-25 Libertycon, Chattanooga, TN, June 30-July 2 Fencon, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, September 22-24
Sleepy Cat Audiobooks has hit a milestone on producing the audio version of Torchship Pilot. The whole book is recorded. Now it’s just editing, which is the hard part. For the author that also means I have a list of typos to fix that were discovered during the recording. The corrected version is now live… Continue reading Torchship Pilot Update
I have some work out through outlets other than Kelt Haven Press. Cirsova Magazine published my heroic fantasy short story “Squire Errant” in issue 2. They’ve made it available free on the web. “Bargain,” a dark fantasy flash story is on Daily Science Fiction. The Castalia House blog is having a debate on Pulp vs. Campbellian… Continue reading Other Publications