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Should authors review other authors’ books?

I had an unpleasant experience last week. I read what I regard as the worst book review I’ve ever seen. It wasn’t a review of one of my own books, because I rarely read them these days. Here’s why. In … Continue reading

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A couple of book releases from me that I forgot to mention etc.

For anyone following what I’m up to via this site, here is the news. Last month, I capped all my Four Horsemen Universe (4HU) short stories and novels to date with One Minute to Midnight. I co-wrote that book and … Continue reading

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Meditations on 99: eBook pricing in science fiction publishing

What one image on Facebook can tell us about the state of science fiction publishing To me, publishing is fascinating landscape. One dotted with rabbit holes. Usually I skip over them – I have a day job to concentrate on, … Continue reading

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2020 roundup

Here’s a few things I’ve been up so far in 2020 with my writing. I wrote a trilogy* in the Four Horsemen Universe with books released February, June, and the third one due August 21st. They come out in Kindle … Continue reading

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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA

Vincent Sammy is a fantastic artist I’ve had the pleasure of working with who has spent time during lockdown making art. Along with many others, I enjoyed the new piece of BSG artwork he drew every day. Really cheered me … Continue reading

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SFS Episode 155 – MilSciFi Panel 3 – British Edition — Sci-Fi Shenanigans

I’m on a podcast panel, talking military SF https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-6vuqv-dde1d4 JR interviews British authors Ralph Kerns, Ashley R. Pollard, and Tim C. Taylor about their takes on Military Science Fiction. Show Notes: Sci-Fi Shenanigans Twitter Sci-Fi Shenanigans Website Sci-Fi Shenanigans Email … Continue reading

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I’m back at #1

It’s been a while since I’ve been at #1 in an Amazon.com bestseller chart, but here I am again today as part of the team effort behind the latest Explorations anthology. I’ve had a busy schedule this year, but I … Continue reading

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Dresden Files in Space?

Last year I picked up a Jim Butcher book I chanced upon at the library where I write my books. I’d heard about the author for years, but mostly during the debacle of the 2015 Hugo Awards when his Dresden … Continue reading

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Interview with June Book Cover of the Month Winner, Shawn King.

To succeed as a professional author, you need to write superb books, and never more than at present with the unprecedented level of competition in publishing today. (For example, when I sell a copy of a science fiction novels through … Continue reading

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Not idle

I’ve been promising for a while to blog more on this, my home site. I keep sketching ideas on the topics of science fiction, writing and combining the two with science fiction publishing, but I keep not posting because I … Continue reading

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