Paperback Releases!

For those of you who prefer dead tree to ebook format, I’ve got some excellent news: Down From Ten, Sculpting God, and Predestination are now in available as handsomely-packaged paperbacks. They’ll be joined in March by A Ghostly Christmas Present, Smoke Rings, and Silent Victor, and in April by Free …

Released: Sunday Morning Giraffe

For those of you who liked my recent story on Escape Pod (which will hit ebook format this month), I’ve got another tale from the pawnshop for you. Call it a fable about the value of a healthy sense of self. And for me, personally, this is a favourite. So, …

Released: Silent Victor (Lantham #4)

Ladies and gentlemen and those who prefer neither title, I am very proud to announce the continuation of The Clarke Lantham Mysteries. This is the biggest one yet, ringing in at nearly the same length as Predestination, and the adventure scales with the book. Teaming up with his assistant Rachael …

Released: Down From Ten

I’ve been waiting for this day a long time. When I first wrote Down From Ten as a screenplay, a production company in Canada was going to be handling rights clearances for the Alan Jay Lerner music incorporated into one of the scenes. When I did the podcast, ASCAP was …

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 …

Released: Free Will

The time has finally come. The revolution is about to begin. It is my distinct pleasure to announce, at long last, that Free Will, the sequel to Predestination, is now available for all electronic platforms. The Lunar Revolution is faltering, events are spinning out of control, and Bill Shelley is …

Released: Sculpting God

Sculpting God, the story collection that started it all, is now available for all e-readers. With the original seven stories, plus new behind-the-scenes essays for each story and an introduction about the genesis of the series, this is first of three volumes coming over the course of the next year. …

Released: Train Time

Have you ever seen that well-dressed man at the airport, or the station, who stands patiently by as if he has all the time in the world? Have you wondered who he was waiting for, and how long he’d stay? Have you ever been that man, stuck in the hours …

And Then There Was Paper

It’s tax weekend, and if you’re like most Americans you’re madly rushing to get your forms (or extensions) filed. Of course, if you’re not American, you’ll have to deal with taxes sooner or later anyway. In either case, chances are you’ll hit the end of your weekend and be forced …

Released: Cold Duty

I am pleased to announce the ebook availability of my acclaimed Steampunk story Cold Duty: Selected Readings from the Diary of a Gelusian Repairman, which Steampunk Scholar Mike Perschon reviewed a couple years ago, and has since described as “Probably the best steampunk short story I’ve read.” In 1860s Manchester, …