Saturday, August 22, 2015

August 22, 2015

Looking for something good to read? Want to escape from the real world and enter worlds where most anything is possible?

Now you can!

All six of my books are available through Smashwords, Kindle, iTunes, NOOK, Lulu, Sony, Kobo, Diesel, Page Foundry, Baker & Tyler Blio, txtr, Library Direct, Baker-Tyler Axis360, OverDrive, Flipkart, Oyster & Scribd. Print editions can be found on CreateSpace and Amazon.

The books range across the history of the universe, from the distant past, into the far distant future…

With Eyes Open… ($2.99/$5.38) - Mira Frayne thought she was going to make a change in her life, to try and make a better life for herself. Her life did change...but not in any way that she expected.

Campfire Stories ($5.99/$7.99) - Campfire Stories is a collection of eight stories, ranging from the far distant past to the not-too-distant future. These are stories of self-discovery, exploration and duty, and the consequences of each.

A Bright Symmetry ($4.99/$6.99) - An archaeological expedition leads immortal Scott Madigan to reassess and change his life...though nothing compares to the changes undergone by his lover, Zoe Baird.

The Fault Lies Not… ($3.99/$5.99) - In the late twenty-sixth century, a serial killer roams the city of Naufolk.It's up to EarthGov Security Special Agent Lin Sillo and her partner, Special Agent Vincent DeBurg, to stop him

Rae ($2.99/$5.99) - EarthGov Security Special Agent Kevin Martin and his partner, Probationary Agent Rachael (Rae) Mercer, thought they had been assigned an open-and-shut case. Things begin to spin out of control when Rae is severely beaten and Kevin is accused of the attack. Who is trying to stop the murder investigation? What is connection between the suspect and the victim? How does the secret Rae is keeping tie into it?

On A Cold Wind ($4.99/$6.99) - Special Agent Caralynn (Carly) Adrasteia and her partner, Special Agent Murphy Greenfield, she is assigned to track down two escaped criminals who threaten a newly established colony. There is a link between Carly and one of the criminals, one that only Carly's division director knows.

Find links for the books on my website, Wordboy’s Words… -!books/cnec

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

I've Been Thinking...

I’ve been thinking I should do more with this blog than simply as a glorified billboard for my books. So let’s start at the top…

What’s there to say, really?

​I’m a veteran retail wage slave with aspirations of literary adequacy.

​I was born in New York and currently live in Central Florida (aka The Land That Time Remembered). I discovered science fiction at an early age, growing up on
Star Trek, Lost In Space, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Captain Scarlet and The Thunderbirds. I’ve always had an active imagination; I always played with the toys I got for Christmas and my birthday but I had more fun playing with the boxes. I actually started writing in 1975, putting together some truly horrendous Space:1999 fan fiction. (Emphasis on horrendous. Fortunately, all copies have been destroyed.) I started writing seriously the day after I saw Star Wars. To be honest, I wouldn’t be writing today if it hadn’t been for my tenth grade English teacher. Writing is the only thing that keeps me sane, and I’m happiest when I’m writing.

I’ve self-published/e-published (whatever the correct term is), three anthologies, three single stories. I mostly write science fiction and fantasy. All my stories take place in the same timeline. This timeline stretches from just before the Big Bang, 13.8 billion years plus one day ago, to the year 7869. Because of this, it’s quite possible that characters living in the same time period can appear in each other’s story. In the case of my immortal characters, they appear across time under different names.

My main goal when writing is to entertain. I’m not looking to try and teach anything, nor am I out to highlight society’s ills.  That I leave to better writers than myself. I’m writing for the person who wants to be distracted from life for a little while.

I think that’s a pretty good start. Anyone have any questions? Share them here and I’ll be more than happy to tackle them.