Released: Throwing Lead

You heard about it here eighteen months ago when the project first started, now it’s done. I am pleased at long last to announce the release of Throwing Lead: A Writer’s Guide to Firearms (and the People Who Use Them). Here’s the back-of-book copy: While they may be an indispensable… Continue reading

Released: Science Fiction Weaponry

Those of you who follow me on twitter will have seen a lot of tweets regarding the long-awaited “Gun Book,” which finally has a title. This is the book I started work on last year with the blog post Back in the Podcasting Saddle with Guns–in response to your questions… Continue reading

Writing Odyssey: The Binge

By the time I finish writing this article, I’ll have written 123,000 words in fifty days. The output constitutes two short-book-length works (one novel, one reference work), nine blog posts, two commissioned articles, and some odds and ends of work on another novel. For the first half of the duration,… Continue reading

Back in the Podcasting Saddle with Guns

Those of you following the Balticon and Contracts series on the blog have probably been wondering where the hell I’ve been – and those of you following the podcasts are really wondering. Well, I’ve been writing and producing an album. Wish there was a sexier answer, but there it is.… Continue reading