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First Sci Fi Fan Art for The Razor

Given that it’s from Travis Baldree, the awesome voice actor (and game designer and artist and all around journeyman) who’s recording the audiobook version of The Razor for Highbridge Audio, I’m not sure if it totally counts as “fan art”… Then again, maybe it double counts in that case? We’ll go with that. Either way, check out Travis’s awesome syfy […]

Announcement: Book Trailer for The Razor

Here’s something no one asked for, yet is pretty kick ass: the book trailer for my new science fiction novel The Razor, from TOR Books. Just another SyFy, Prison Planet, Action Adventure book. Check it out in HD on YouTube:  Probably the best voice acting on any book trailer ever (yes, yours truly, so the previous observation is sarcasm). […]

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Strong Female Characters

Female characters are often labeled “strong” because there is an element to them that’s self aware they are doing things not stereotypically associated with being female. As much as they pretend to shrug off the “male gaze”, they’re actually just another version of it. Physically strong perhaps…but not well written.

The Importance of Finishing Stuff…No Matter What (Part Uno)

Finishing something is a milestone. Finishing something with true forethought and intention is a victory. Doing so, puts you at a different stage of your career and progress as an artist.

Top Ten (More or Less) Obscure Alien Tales

MIDNIGHT CITY, book one of my science fiction series CONQUERED EARTH, is set on a near future Earth conquered by a powerful, technological alien race called the Assembly. For most of my life I’ve had a love affair with stories dealing with aliens and alien invasion, so I thought I would list of some of the more obscure ones you […]

Telltales’ THE WALKING DEAD Game and Downbeat Endings

MAJOR SPOILERS below. You’ve been warned… So, my recent completion of Telltale Games’ THE WALKING DEAD episodic, retro cool, point and click adventure spurred some interesting thoughts. This is a good thing, most games don’t spur much thought at all. One of the really neat things about the game is that at the end of each episode, it gives you […]

Final Midnight City Artwork

It’s both exciting and sad to post illustrator/animator Evan Cagle’s last artwork from MIDNIGHT CITY. Exciting because it’s so awesome, but sad because I love seeing these images come in. Evan’s amazing talents have really helped bring the CONQUERED EARTH world to life. I think he saved the best for last. It’s a moment fairly early in the book, where […]