Amazon Books has published their list of the Best Books of 2018, and guess what science-fiction-prison-planet-adventure got included? Check out the full list of other syfy titles here: ow.ly/qdZy50jDnkj Congrats to the other winners, especially everyone from TOR Books. Amazing company to be included in. Check out the trailer if you haven’t seen it, and you can pre-order 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 […]
A round about way of announcing what you probably already guessed…my new novel The Razor is finally coming out, and it will be published by Tor books in November. Help me celebrate something I never thought I’d see: a book with my name on it and that famous triangular logo at the bottom.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
You might not think so, but I do write other material besides giant, dystopian, science fiction. For instance, I toyed with the idea of doing a Victorian romance, but I figured…stick with what works. No aliens in this one, but it is all under water with cool submarines. June 08, 2012 03:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time Director Shane Acker (“9”), […]
It’s interesting, I see a fair amount of articles and blogs on the subject of creating story worlds in speculative fiction, or “world building”. It’s a worthy subject no doubt, but for me there’s one aspect that seldom gets mentioned in these discussions, and in many cases also gets overlooked in finished novels and movies. It’s this: giving that story […]