Beyond the Darkside, Chapter Three

CHAPTER THREE Aldric laid in bed, looking out the window overhead. It was one of the few luxuries he afforded himself. Having windows on the moon was expensive, and a little dangerous, but being locked inside his labs for most of his waking hours made him crave the open view into the abyss of space. Seeing the stars move overhead game him a sense of time and purpose. “We should be out there by now,” he said. Margaret mumbled something … Continue reading

What Next?

What Writing Project Should I Tackle Next? Now that Apocalypse in the Balance is all but done, what do I do next? Obviously I need to spend some time promoting the new book, but there has to be more going on than that, right? So what am I considering? Well, I have two categories. The first category is filled with the things I have to do and the second is filled with what I would like to do.  Neither of … Continue reading

Book Review: You Can’t Kill the Multiverse

The multiverse is a big, no I mean BIG, I MEAN REALLY BIG place and there is a lot going on out there. If you’re an Agent of the Transdimensional Authority you never know what you’re going to run into (unless you actually read the mission briefing, but who has time for that). You might find yourself smack dab in the middle of the zombie apocalypse while the robot revolution is occurring and aliens have invaded, or you end up … Continue reading

Is Fantasy Dead?

Fantasy genre The biggest argument I have had in the last year or so was over whether the fantasy genre was “over.” The person I was arguing with pointed to the rise of paranormal fiction and the popularity of vampires and zombies as evidence that the genre of fantasy is passé. I pointed to the popularity of the TV show Game of Thrones as evidence that it’s not. But really, who cares? Why does it matter if something is popular … Continue reading

You Are The Love Of My Life

Happy Anniversary, Tracy. Fourteen years ago today my beautiful wife, Tracy, married me at the Edgefield on the hottest day of the year. So much of that day is a blur, but I’ll never forget the site of her walking down the aisle. She was so beautiful in her wedding gown, but I would have taken her if she had come to stand beside me wearing nothing but a pair of jeans and a t-shirt.  On that day I was … Continue reading