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The warning blared. Red dots filled a side of his radar display, started pouring in.
Mining the rocks orbiting the red gas giant Gyegan may be essential to humanity's survival in this slum of a solar system, but to Hacker, it was just about getting paid. Even with an assault exosuit, protecting Nick could get dangerous. The rocks were foraged by gyegas, large insect-like creatures with pincers powerful like hydraulic machines. One's easy shooting. Hacker had expected maybe two or three, not hundreds. No amount of money was worth this.
What was supposed to be just another routine mission to Gyegan's Ring turns into a fatal encounter, and a startling discovery.
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Magical rings, asteroid rings, wedding rings, rings with special inscriptions. The Skywriters Ring Anthology is full of magic and adventure.
This collection contains ring-themed stories from Skywriters, ranging from a wife receiving a ring engraved with a message from her husband when he emigrates to America, to an asteroid ring miner who must survive an attack from giant intergalactic spiders.
There are nine stories in all, including one from myself:
For Eve – S. J. Henderson
Artifacts – Ann Stanley
The Legend of the Vanished Isle – Katie Hamer
Alaskan Run – Eleanor M. Huteson
Mining Gyegan’s Ring – Jevon Knights
Heirlooms – Sherma Webbe Clarke
This Too Shall Pass – Mirel Abeles
The Red Ring – J. E. M. Hall
The Mirror – Joy Collado
The collection was published by Skywriter chief James Hall, and I think he did an excellent job.
And interestingly, thanks to him, along with my contribution, I am […]
It feels like it flew by in just a couple months. I know I say this every year, but this is the year I’m going to publish that debut novel.
Now something like that is easy to say. So in order to get things going, here’s a little recap and how I plan on accomplishing my goal.
If you’ve been following along for a while, then you know that I’ve been working on two ebooks: the short story collection Chronicles of the Cursed Crown, and the main novel Guardian of the Cursed Crown.
Progress has been slow, but I did hit a milestone.
Last year I sent the short story collection to my editor Jesse, and he already responded with his comments. Then I started revising the main novel.
So you’ve got a geek in your life. Maybe it’s your spouse, maybe a brother or sister, or maybe your child. You know they like science fiction fantasy, but what kind of Christmas present does that translate into exactly?
Well you’re in luck. Fortunately, being an expert geek myself, I’ve got some ideas for you.
Here are 5 great 2016 Christmas gifts for that geek in your life.
As a child playing jrpg’s like Final Fantasy or adventure games like Zelda, I’d always spend several minutes with the included map, gaping at the large continent and the smaller islands scattered over some imaginary ocean.
I loved looking at the mountains and rivers and villages, ancient ruins and mysterious caves, anxious to start my adventure as a character dropped off at some random point with nothing but a sword and a sack.
Even today, when I start reading a new fantasy novel, I obsess over that first page with the map of the world, trying to remember the locations of roads and cities that I’m certain the protagonist would visit.
So seeing that I have this passion, it surprises me that one of the mistakes I made when I first started writing fantasy was not truly mapping out the world my […]
The journey has been made. The torch has been lit. Now it’s time for the world’s best athletes to compete in the greatest show of skill known to mankind.
The Olympics is always a thrill to watch, and while I respect champions like Michael Phelps, Andy Murray and Simone Biles, I don’t hold every sport equally exciting.
The one discipline that’s always caught my attention and I always look out for above all others is the 200m sprint.
It blows me away to witness human beings barrelling down a track at seemingly impossible speeds to a finish line in under 20 seconds. Of course, the world record and fastest man to date is none other than Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.
Once again he’s proved to the world that there is no one faster, and seeing him win the 100m and 200m events made me […]
So if you’ve been keeping up with my posts, you’ve probably heard me mention the short story collection Chronicles of the Cursed Crown.
But what exactly is it, and what does it have to do with the novel Guardian of the Cursed Crown?
Today I’ll give an overview about the collection and what you can expect from it.
Chronicles of the Cursed Crown is a collection of eight individual short stories that occurred years, sometimes even centuries before Larsen dug Gwen from her grave and carried her into Desanorbis.
I say individual because each stands on its own as an entire story, with a beginning, a climax, and an ending, yet they are all connected in some way. One story might have a character that appears in the main novel, and another might be about a place that Larsen encounters during his journey. […]
It feels like the year just started and in a couple of days, months sped by.
This post is an update I plan to do every four months, not only to keep you guys informed on the progress of my writing, but also to give myself a report on how things are going, see where I’ve placed too much focus, and where I need to pick up the slack.
Unfortunately I haven’t switched back to my main novel Guardian of the Cursed Crown yet. Things have picked up so much in my life that writing has really taken a step back, the major change being the birth of my son Demarion.
Yes, I’m now a father, and it’s a great milestone. But that doesn’t mean I’ve given up writing. I just need to juggle it.