Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: Yes Please!

This Luc Besson directed spectacle features aliens and monsters and awesome starships that remind me a little of The Fifth Element, which should come as no surprise given that it's the same director, but there is also something else, something very familiar and I can't seem to put my finger on it. It'll come to me later, … Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: Yes Please!

Guardians of the Galaxy 2 | official trailer #1 (2017)

Art of Fantasy (Legends) should be live by tomorrow night but in the meantime, and because I'm so nice and excited myself, here is the first trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy 2. They don't show that much, but enough to bring back that old spark that made the first one so great. Plus, we see … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy 2 | official trailer #1 (2017)

Who was Sir Julius Vogel?

A couple of months ago I mentioned that my three stories in These Broken Worlds received a nomination for a Sir Julius Vogel Award. For those who don't know, The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are held each year at the New Zealand National Science Fiction Convention to celebrate and recognize achievement in New Zealand science fiction, fantasy, horror, and science fiction fandom. Alas, I never … Continue reading Who was Sir Julius Vogel?

A New Tower of Books

This is my new Tower of Books for the next month or so. I'm getting slow and soft. I had a similar heap previously for two months and only read two books. This time I'm doing much better. I have already finished Traitor's Blade by Sebastien de Castell and loved it. Think The Three Musketeers during the … Continue reading A New Tower of Books

Interspecies, Volume 1, The Inlari Sagas Available Now!

“These are generally hard-hitting stories about a grim future world. . . . I found the exploration mind-stretching . . ." ~Piers Anthony, New York Times Bestselling Author of the Xanth Series “Interspecies is a solid science fiction anthology that provides entertaining reading for a thinking person and sets a high bar. . . . … Continue reading Interspecies, Volume 1, The Inlari Sagas Available Now!

Floating On Pixie Dust

Please forgive me when I share these review excerpts. Interspecies is coming out in a couple of days and to read the first reaction to words you've written is euphoric and humbling and you have this intense sense of wanting to share the good news. This morning I woke to a review on Goodreads and … Continue reading Floating On Pixie Dust

Some Awesome News And A Chance To Win Something

We're sending out press releases this week to news agencies announcing the release of Interspecies. I'm reproducing some of the words here and for good reason. You'll find that we enjoyed the good fortune of having Piers Anthony review our anthology: These are generally hard-hitting stories about a grim future world…. I found the exploration … Continue reading Some Awesome News And A Chance To Win Something