Free Fiction: The Open Source Woman

Every month, you will find a new free short story here for your reading pleasure–after which, it will diminish to a sample. For April 2017, I’m proud to present you with The Open Source Woman, the first in what may become a series of hardSF tales examining life in a … Continue reading

What Is Zoroastrianism?

The Orinthal Deception cover

I’ll be the first to admit that the most far-flung bit of speculation I indulge in in The Kabrakan Ascendency (aka The Antithesis Progression)is the Persian Empire having Zoroastrianism as its state religion, rather than Islam. I had to imagine a pretty convoluted scenario (and a nuclear war) to pull … Continue reading

Some Might Call it Infringement

So. copyright infringement has been a a hot topic over the last year, as numerous high-profile and/or much-blogged about cases have been circulating in the news. Whether it’s Star Trek fan films or shadow hunting urban fantasy heroines, a lot of people are in a hell of a lather about … Continue reading

Cover Reveals: The Kabrakan Ascendancy

It’s been clear to me for a few years now that The Antithesis Progression has branding issues. For those of us who’ve lived with it as a podcast, it feels familiar and recognizable, and there’s a certain music to the title–and who couldn’t like the mythic covers with naked people … 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