Christmas Cheer; Sweet, Weird, and Dark

Twenty-seventeen is almost gone. The bright days are behind us, the dark days in front of us. The time has come to huddle around the fireplace–or the Christmas tree, the Yule log, the Menorah, or, in extremis, a can of sterno–with a good book or ten and savor the darkness… Continue reading

Briggs Defection Cover Reveal! (Kabrakan/Antithesis Day 476)

In today’s edition of Dan’s Nutty Life Story, we bring you an educational resource, a book review, a cute puppy picture, and a cover reveal (not necessarily in that order). Oh boy oh boy oh boy, it was a hot one today. Third day in a row when it was… Continue reading

Book 1? Check (Antithesis/Kabrakan Day 475)

One Down. Five to go. And hot damn does it feel good to say that. I must apologize for my delinquency–I utterly failed in my journalistic duty to document the progress of this book over the last month, when I have actually been writing every day. I found myself over-scheduled,… Continue reading

Pick a Card Available in Audio!

The first of many new audio releases for me this year, last month’s Lombard Alchemist story Pick A Card is now available as an audiobook. On a trip to visit his ailing grandfather, 17-year-old Peter meets a magician who claims to know how to grant Peter’s dearest wish: to perform… Continue reading

Last Chance For Cool Writing Stuff!

Well, here we are, at the end of the year, and all things, good and bad, do close out at the end. Some of them, like the calendar, roll over and renew. Others will be gone forever. Some of those things we might bid “good riddance,” but some of them…well,… Continue reading

Ending the Year With A Bang

2016 isn’t the only thing winding up this week. This week officially marks the end of two other big events here at my secret headquarters on the Oregon Coast. Firstly, we are now in the final days of the NaNoWriMo Writing Tools bundle. If you’re a writer (or know a… Continue reading

My Super-Secret Decoder Ring Tribute

I have been a fan of Gregg Taylor and his thrilling throng of thespians over at Decoder Ring Theater since before he even had a proper website. Way way back in the dark times of the early aughts, when he released what’s now called the Red Panda Original Universe series–a… Continue reading

Extreme Science Fiction

In July of this year, Luke Atkins stepped through a door 25,000 feet in the air over the New Mexico desert without a parachute. He fell all the way to the ground and landed in a net so small he couldn’t see it from where he started, and he walked… Continue reading

Hadrian’s Flight–Released!

The next adventure in the Antithesis/Mannix/Kabrakan universe is here! Hadrian’s Flight brings you a different slant on the universe. A Young Adult adventure in the tradition of the Heinlein Juveniles, this tale of high adventure shows you the war through the eyes of pair of teenagers who find themselves caught… Continue reading

Podcasts, Blogs, and Books: Updates

For those of you following the Nanocast, the Blogging Antithesis Series, and who have been suffering long for the want of the Free Will podcast, a quick update: I had an opportunity to do a YA adventure novel for a big event coming up, but I had a very thin… Continue reading