December 5, 2018
WEDNESDAY MORNING DOUBLE-BARREL BOOK BOMB! My friend and colleague Larry Correia has been kind enough to double-promote Tuesday’s releases of A STAR WHEELED SKY and Dan Willis’s IN PLAIN SIGHT. Please, please, please, share wide and far! Dan’s noir urban fantasy is only 99 cents on Kindle right now. It’s a steal! And there is a paperback to boot. (I have three paperbacks on order myself, in addition to the Kindle download.) I will vouch for Dan, as one of Utah’s veteran authors, and a great guy as a person. You cannot go wrong putting down dollars on both books for the holidays!
December 4, 2018
FOR OVER A THOUSAND YEARS the Waywork has been both boon and bane: an alien interstellar highway system, which offers instantaneous travel between a closed network of stars. Within this bubble, the orphaned refugees of Earth—long lost—vie for control of humanity’s destiny. Can the beautiful daughter of a royal family, together with the rugged son of a shipping magnate, join forces with a proud but disgraced flag officer, to seize the initiative? Because the Waywork may at last be ready to give up its secrets, and one woman—a merciless autocrat, from the Waywork’s most brutal regime—is determined to ensure that she controls it all . . .
November 30, 2018
5 DECEMBER EDIT: apparently the spiffy Sliding Doors theme does not play well with mobile devices. (sigh) I am old enough to remember when we had big clunky CRTs and it was a minor miracle jumping from 800×600 to 1024×762. And then with the big flatscreens, it got even better! So much bright color! So much space! A web designers dream! And then . . . everybody started looking at the web on their pocket gadgets. Literally everything started to be drastically redesigned to fit the iPhone format. I am not thrilled with it. But I realize it’s the way things are. So, I am testing out a rather radically simplified theme, just to see how it looks on mobile devices. So much for the joyful hours of doing web graphics.
1 DECEMBER EDIT: Pardon the construction! A site revamp has been overdue. I’m getting everything ready for 2019. Lots of new working coming out, and I wanted to be able to more easily edit the site’s contents on the fly. I knew after last deployment I was very probably going to swap over to a WordPress front end, but I wasn’t going to do it until I found a theme that would let me feature my most prominent books and stories. Voila! A visit to David Drake’s web page solved that. I hope the theme displays correctly for everybody. I am still fiddling with lots of bits and pieces, especially for cell phone display. So it’ll probably be a few more weeks until everything is ironed out. Looking forward to the new year. Again, lots of new work coming out! Starting with A Star-Wheeled Sky on December 4th!