I talked about science fiction, government, and anarchy with Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman. Why do we have governments, what do people get out of them, and how can we get away from having too much government? How is fiction useful for thinking about these problems? Can we cut out the middleman and just sell… Continue reading Anarchy and Government Interview with Dan Behrman
Again, Hazardous Imaginings Released
I have a story in the anthology Again, Hazardous Imaginings. It’s a collection of science fiction stories chosen to push against the taboos of the current literary establishment. My contribution is a . . . less than elegant take on how to deal with the dangers of unconstrained artificial intelligence development.
November Book Reviews
Fire on Iron by Andrew Fox: A horror/fantasy tale set in the Mississippi River theater of the American Civil War. A Union captain takes his ironclad on a secret mission, only to be caught up in the supernatural machinations of an African sorcerer wanting revenge on those who took him as a slave. Tales Around… Continue reading November Book Reviews
October Book Reviews
Where Is My Flying Car? By J. Storrs HallIt’s rare enough for me to change my mind that it’s worth noting when it happens. I’ve tackled the “Where’s my flying car?” question many times both online and on panels. I’ve pointed out that there have been prototypes built, and they’d failed commercially, because what you… Continue reading October Book Reviews
Richard Paolinelli interviewed me about the Superversive nature of my stories.
Storm Between the Stars Just Released
Niko Landry’s crew thought a routine hyperspace survey would be easy money. But when the barrier separating their homeworld from the rest of humanity opens, they seize the chance to go exploring . . . finding an empire more dangerous than they imagined. This is book one in a new space opera series, The Fall… Continue reading Storm Between the Stars Just Released
Space Force: Building the Legacy is now out!
Just released: Stories of the US Space Force. Hold the high ground! Available on Amazon as ebook or print.
Story of a Story
I have a post on Richard Paolinelli’s blog describing how I wrote my story in the upcoming Space Force anthology: https://scifiscribe.com/2020/05/20/guest-post-karl-gallagher-on-space-force/
The War Revealed Audiobook is Out
Audible has released the audiobook for the second book in The Lost War series. It’s available here. If you the audiobook for The Lost War, here’s the link.
Bridgeport Library Talk
The Bridgeport TX Public Library is hosting local authors from 5-7pm on 2/27. We’ll be giving presentations. I’m on at 5:40pm.