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