Today's the launch day for the e-book edition of Swords and Maidens, a fantasy anthology in which I've got a piece of World War II speculative fiction. To celebrate, I'm sharing a sneak peek of the beginning of my story and running a sale on my already published books! How do the Second World War… Continue reading A Book Launch, A Sneak Peek, and a Sale
What If Hitler Had Successfully Invaded Great Britain? Len Deighton’s SS-GB
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN 1940 (CH 884) A formation of Boulton Paul Defiants of No. 264 Squadron in flight, August 1940. L7026 ?PS-V? and N1535 ?PS-A? visible. Copyright: © IWM. Original Source: http://www.iwm.org.uk/collections/item/object/205126775 I have one more book to share in my series of posts on "Speculative Fiction meets World War II," and it's one… Continue reading What If Hitler Had Successfully Invaded Great Britain? Len Deighton’s SS-GB
What if the Axis Powers Controlled the World? THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE by Philip K. Dick
Image courtesy of "Gouvernathor" via Wikimedia Commons, under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike Internation License. History is full of "what ifs." How many individual decisions and seemingly minor incidents have shaped the world we live in today? Over the last few weeks, I've been looking at books that blend speculative fiction and World War II in… Continue reading What if the Axis Powers Controlled the World? THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE by Philip K. Dick
What if the Allies Lost? FATHERLAND by Robert Harris
"A close up of the Holocaust memorial in Berlin." Photo by Ilse Orsel on Unsplash History is full of "what ifs." What if Hitler had not chosen to open an Eastern Front and attack Russia? What if the forces on the Philippines had been prepared after Pearl Harbor was attacked? What if the U.S. forces hadn't been prepared… Continue reading What if the Allies Lost? FATHERLAND by Robert Harris
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com I just got the word! The new anthology, in which I'm taking part, is up for pre-order! I suppose that means it's time to share some more details. First of all, here's the blurb. My piece of World War II speculative fiction definitely fits into the "and more" category.… Continue reading Cover Reveal!
WWII Meets the 80s: Alexa Kang’s ETERNAL FLAME
If I could turn back time... Well, if I could, I might warn myself to stay a bit further back from ill students so that I wouldn't have spent the last few days on antibiotics. (Would I listen to my future self? Probably not. You can't really teach 6-year-olds from afar.) However, a bit of… Continue reading WWII Meets the 80s: Alexa Kang’s ETERNAL FLAME
WWII Speculative Fiction: BLACKOUT and ALL CLEAR by Connie Willis
As progress continues on my upcoming new release, today I'd like to share the first in a series of novels that combine the true stories of the Second World War with speculative fiction. This first post is actually about two novels: Blackout and All Clear by Connie Willis. Author Sarah Higbee and her blog, Brainfluff, introduced… Continue reading WWII Speculative Fiction: BLACKOUT and ALL CLEAR by Connie Willis
There’s a New Book on the Horizon!
Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com I'm pleased to announce that I have a new short story coming out this February! It will be part of an anthology of short stories featuring around 10 other authors. It is going to be a bit different from my other published works. When my family made the decision… Continue reading There’s a New Book on the Horizon!
Introducing the Advent Calendar Story Train
Image courtesy of Kevin Woblick via Unsplash.com An Advent Count-Down with Free Fiction! December is here with the flurry of activity that the holiday season brings. Coming on the tail end of a hectic year, the frantic pace of the season leaves me longing for a chance to sit for a few moments, to just… Continue reading Introducing the Advent Calendar Story Train
Publishing a Series through Kickstarter- a Guest Post by Jonathon Mast
My three children are voracious readers. While I love seeing their excitement as they immerse themselves in imaginary adventures and mysteries, the speed with which they read makes it hard to keep them in fresh books! That’s one reason why I was fascinated when my friend, author Jonathon Mast, told me about his plan to… Continue reading Publishing a Series through Kickstarter- a Guest Post by Jonathon Mast