Blogging Kabrakan/Antithesis, Day 278

Stormy beach day

Quick update today, as it’s late and I’m utterly knackered. I recovered (finally!) from the Illness of Doom this afternoon and got myself unleashed on the podosphere again (got a whole new set of Nanocast episodes up). Got this month’s Free Fiction up–please do go enjoy, it’s one of my … Continue reading

What Is Zoroastrianism?

No Longer Book 1

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

Extreme Science Fiction

Extreme SF Bundle

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

Free Will returns–and more!

Three years of questions. Three years of emails. Three years of all of you asking “When is Free Will coming back?” The answer is… Next Thursday. The first episode in the Free Will reboot will drop next Thursday. It’s been a long road, but we’re finally back. And it’s not … Continue reading

The Places Lantham Loves

Clarke Lantham, the hero of my detective series, lives and works around the San Francisco Bay. One of the features of the books that draws frequent comment is how much the Bay itself is a character in these stories. Truth be told, it’s an intentional feature. I’ve been a lot … Continue reading

Released: Making Tracks

Some of you might have run across the sneaky early e-book release already, but this is the official announcement. Over the last few years, on this blog and elsewhere, I’ve gotten a lot of questions from authors and podcasters and other people wanting to either get into the audio habit … Continue reading

Control Room a iBookstore Breakout Book!

Today’s blog post was supposed to be a big release announcement, but I’m holding that for a few hours because I received a wonderful email from Mark Coker (CEO of Smashwords) informing me that my story Control Room is featured as a Breakout Book in the UK iBookstore today. This … Continue reading