Category: Publishing

New Book Release: “Goddess Chosen”

The man who would beat the devil isn’t a hero, but a ruthless madman. Running from his dark past, former Duvalier hit man Charles Redmond is forced to take sides in a battle that has been raging since Exodus: between a power-mad magician named Silas Alverado and Sammael, the...

New Book Release: “Sometimes After Dark”

A collection of thoughtful tales by J Dark Among the tales collected here to make you think, question, and wonder … A rescue mission in a combat zone on a hostile planet becomes something more A young girl, searching for the parents who abandoned her, discovers that some answers...

Report from BayCon 2019

My first ever BayCon! You’d think that, after living in the Bay Area all of these years, I would have gone before now. But, um, no. I was told that it was smaller than in previous years, but I had no previous experience from which to measure that. It...

New Book Release: “Grimaulkin Tales”

You can tell a lot about a person by looking at the people in their life — Mike LeBonte is no exception. Who is Ritter, and why is he so important to Mike? Who is the Grey Man in the Atheneum? And what is Chevalier to the Rosicrucians? Did...

New Book Release: “Due Date”

Surrogate mother Shelby McDougall just fell for the biggest con of all — a scam that risks her life — and the lives of her unborn twins. Twenty-three-year-old Shelby McDougall is facing a mountain of student debt and a memory she’d just as soon forget. An ad in Rolling...

New Book Release: “Memory and Metaphor”

Civilization fell. It rose. At some point, people built starships. A millennium after the Earth was abandoned to climate change and resource depletion, Sharon Manders wakes up in a body that used to belong to somebody else, and some say she was a terrorist. She has no idea how...

New Book Release: “The Last Speck of the World”

No name. No race. No nationality. The survivor of the perfect catastrophe struggles to preserve herself and her hope that she may be found — by humans. “I am female, thirty-two, alone in the last speck of the world. My name, my race and my nationality are no longer...

WorldCon 2018 Report: Day Five — Packing It All In

Monday is typically a slow day at WorldCon. For many people, it is a travel day back to wherever they came from. Dealers tend to start packing up early to avoid the crunch at the close of the convention. When WorldCon was (is?) held on Labor Day weekend, it...

WorldCon 2018 Report: Day Four — The Paths to Publishing

The publishing market continues to evolve with new technology, new business models, and an ever-changing ecosystem of publishers, booksellers, and distributors. Professional writers looking to profit from their work have more choices than ever. How do you choose between pursuing an indie career or a traditional one? What are...

WorldCon 2018 Report: Day Three — Which Road to Publication?

The road to publication has splintered into many twisty paths. Options have never been greater for aspiring authors, but navigating the choices has never been murkier. Where do you start? Indie, traditional publishers or small presses? What about Amazon and Kindle Unlimited? A panel of authors from indie to...