Can You Name the Most Successful Science Fiction Series in History?

Perry Rhodan is the title of the most successful science fiction series ever written, having sold more than 2 billion weeklies since it’s introduction in September 1961. The series now approaches some 2,900 novella-sized installments in the old pulp magazine format. Despite such phenomenal success, it remains relatively unknown outside Germany, although not for lack of effort. As with most early sci-fi, the initial episodes … Continue reading Can You Name the Most Successful Science Fiction Series in History?

How I Do It

One of the fringe benefits, I guess, of serializing longer works in shorter chunks, is that I’ve iterated a lot the last couple years. In fact, I’m about to produce my eighth title in the last 24 months. It’s really taught me how I write. Not how TO write. But how I do it. Some people plot everything out, for example. Some people write by … Continue reading How I Do It

Birthday Sale – My Entire Catalog is 99 Cents (or less)!

It’s my birthday this week, but you all get the gift. I’ve discounted my entire catalog. All of my books are either 99 cents or free. I’m going to keep this going only until it runs out of steam, so jump while you can! For those who prefer buying from Amazon, click here for my author page. Click here for Barnes & Noble. Click here … Continue reading Birthday Sale – My Entire Catalog is 99 Cents (or less)!

Sneak Preview! (Rough Cut of Episode Six: Chapter One)

T Minus: 009 Days 22 Hours 40 Minutes 01 Seconds   Maria’s eyes flinched at the semi’s ear-piercing beeps but the woman remained still, arms crossed, even as the scratched and dented bumper backed right toward her without slowing. Nothing wavered. Nothing was out of place: her hair, pulled taut; her make-up, blending away the blemishes of age; her Chanel suit, white with black trim; … Continue reading Sneak Preview! (Rough Cut of Episode Six: Chapter One)

There’s No Writer Better Than You

There’s no objective ranking of writers, despite that it subjectively feels as if there is. I’ve probably had three conversations in the last nine months or so about this. I have strong feelings about it, to the point that I’ve probably come across way too strong. But it’s true. We all like what we like, of course, and don’t like what we don’t, and sometimes … Continue reading There’s No Writer Better Than You