From the drought-plagued plains of Mars, to a post-apocalyptic Canada, to the familiar American West and Mexico, to other dimensions and other worlds weird and wonderful, an international cast of bestselling, award-winning, established, and emerging authors brings you 25 strange western tales: Robert Lee Beers – A hardboiled P.I. and his partner must find their […]Read more "Gunsmoke & Dragonfire Releases TODAY!"
I’m proud to announce that one of my stories, The World’s More Full of Weeping, will be published in “Cities of Dust, Planes of Light,” a science fantasy anthology from Air and Nothingness Press! Preorders are now available, and shipping/publication date will be January 31st. I’m honoured to be included among this amazing cast of […]Read more "Cities of Dust, Planes of Light"
Hey friends; awards season is on us again, and because no one should ever self-reject, I’d like to present some of the stuff I’ve done this year for your consideration. If anyone who is considering making nominations wants a review copy of any of these, I can provide e-copies in pdf upon request (and would […]Read more "2018 Awards Eligibility Post!"
It’s always an odd thing to decide how to present yourself on the internet. This site will be strictly for my fiction writing projects.Read more "Welcome to My Blog!"
By Brendon Specktor When the universe’s largest stars run out of fuel and die, they explode in technicolor tsunamis of gas and dust that can stretch on into space for dozens of light-years. To see the full array of cosmic colors left behind by a star gone supernova, you generally need some pretty sophisticated telescopes […]Read more "Soar Through the Heart of a Neutron Star"
By Mindy Weisberger The Hubble Space Telescope recently spied new evidence of a peculiar molecule: wiggly buckyballs, which have intrigued astrophysicists since they were discovered in space nearly a decade ago. Dubbed Buckminsterfullerene, these supersize molecules are made of 60 carbon atoms linked together in pentagons and hexagons to form a hollow sphere. The shape of these structures […]Read more "Hubble Spots Giant “Buckyballs” Jiggling Like Jello in Space"
By Kiona N. Smith European soldiers and civilians poured into the Levant in the 12th and 13th centuries, often killing or displacing local Muslim populations and establishing their own settlements in an effort to seize control of sites sacred to three major religious groups. But in a new study, DNA from the skeletons of nine […]Read more "DNA from Medieval Crusader Skeletons Shows Surprising Diversity"
by Julie-Ann Harper Self-publishing is booming, and with this transition comes a plethora of organisations worldwide offering author services to writers. But what if your budget doesn’t extend to a professional editor, typesetter, cover designer, and so forth? Does this mean your book will not meet industry standards, be of poor quality, or sadly never be […]Read more "The Best DIY Tools to Publish a Book on a Budget"
“For we know Him who said, ‘And I will execute great vengeance upon them with furious rebukes; and they shall know that I am the Lord, when I shall lay my vengeance upon them.’” Ezekiel 25:17. The God depicted in the Old Testament may sometimes seem wrathful. And in that, he’s not alone; supernatural forces […]Read more "When Ancient Societies Hit a Million People, Vengeful Gods Appeared"
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Pleased to announce that our first book blog and magazine reviews have come in, and we’re basking in the praise! All in all, this is a smashing way to discover a host of authors in the Weird West genre – with some great stories to read along the way. 5/5…