Soulbright, my latest I/Ø (Impworld/Øtherworld) novel centers on Copernicus Gallows, played by Marcus Wayne, a professional player with a potentially damaging secret. Now, that will come as a surprise to some of my readers, who were doubtlessly expecting Book 2 of this series to be a continuation of Jarrod Seventhborn’s story from Luckbane. Part of … More The Vampyres of Impworld/Otherworld
So here’s a nice surprise: Soulbright is currently #5 in the Futuristic Christian Fiction New Releases category on Amazon Kindle! Yay, us! Thank you for all your support and be sure to buy a copy if you haven’t yet!
Luckbane, the first book in the Impworld/Øtherworld series, was the second published book I ever wrote. As fate would have it, Luckbane was published on Friday the 13th of ’13. The germ of what became Øtherworld was sparked back in the mid-90s when my then-future wife and I got bored with the dice-driven role-playing games … More Soulbright: An Introduction
Update 7/1/18: Both Luckbane and Soulbright are now back on track. Today I received the following email: “Hello Tony, Thank you for reaching out We have reviewed your response and can confirm that your book complies with our guidelines. We had incorrectly suppressed your title in error and we sincerely apologize for any inconvenience you … More In Which the Createspace Content Validation Request Team Suppresses My Newest Book
Orcs! If any fantasy race epitomizes battle fodder for the armies of darkness, it’s orcs. Most of you are probably picturing a mob of grotesquely savage humanoids with bulging muscles beneath their green, gray or black skin. Their weapons and armor are rough and jagged, reflective of their brutish warring civilation. They usually serve some … More A Requiem for Manitoba: The Orcs of Impworld/Otherworld
Believe it or not, this September 28th will be the fifth anniversary of the publication of my first book Johnny Came Home. For those of you who haven’t yet read this book, this is the action-packed tale of kids who develop super powers and a fictional town here in my home state of West Virginia. … More A Goodreads Book Giveaway and a Few Other Things
It’s been a while since I wrote a post here at my author blog, so I apologize. In my defense, I’ve been busy writing. Soulbright is nearly complete and ready for the editing phase. I’ve also been researching for a few non-fiction books. More on that some other time. Someone asked me the other day … More Advice I’ll Never Take
Most of you know that I’ve been busy writing a book called Strangers & Aliens, which will explore the question of extraterrestrial life from the perspective of a Christian science fiction author. It’s been great fun, but also a lot of work. It’s hard to put into words just how fascinating the subject can be! … More Writing Progress: Extraterrestrials and Ufology
You might say that the Dreadknights of Outland are finally getting the respect they deserve. In case you’re not familiar with the Dreads, they’re one of the various guilds of Impworld players who were vying for the chance to play their characters live and in-person on GameComm’s terraformed alien world. If you’re familiar with the … More The Dreadknights Are Coming!
If you’re at all familiar with my work, the word “Midwich” probably already means something to you. The fictional town of Midwich, WV is a nod to John Wyndam’s The Midwich Cuckoos. It’s also the setting of my first book, Johnny Came Home, an action-packed tale of people trying to make sense of their super … More When Worlds Collide: A Word on the Midwich Multiverse