Archive for July, 2007

Growing Up on Route 66

Tuesday, July 31st, 2007

Check out this brand new book by Michael Lund called Growing Up on Route 66. A coming of age story in a small town along the famous highway, Route 66. Novelist Michael Lund’s Route 66 kids are the generation that grew up in America after World War II, experiencing childhood in the innocent 1950s but […]

Crescent author featured in OnTap

Monday, July 30th, 2007

Phil Rossi, author of Crescent, was recently featured in the D.C. entertainment magazine OnTap. The article leads with: The optimist calls it “doing it for the love.” The pessimist, “I’m not getting any money out of this.” Phil Rossi does it for the love. The 28-year-old Ashburn resident has spent the last few years of […]

How non-authors can get a book on

Sunday, July 29th, 2007

Very occasionally, we receive communications from people who are interested in narrating a book, but aren’t themselves authors. Our advice is usually “contact the authors you love”, but now we can offer something more. I’ve recently learned from BoingBoing that Strange Horizons (online short-fiction magazine) is following the wishes of some of their authors by […]

New fantasy short-fiction podcast

Thursday, July 26th, 2007

I’m ripping this off verbatim from Jesse Willis of SFF Audio, partly because I’m lazy and partly because he wrote it so well: From the people who brought you “Escape Pod: The Science Fiction Podcast Magazine” and “Psuedopod: The World’s Premier Horror Fiction Podcast” now comes… PodCastle: The Fantasy Fiction Podcast “PodCastle is the world’s […]

Do you follow our Twitter posts?

Wednesday, July 18th, 2007

In the last two days, it seems like mass media has “discovered” the magic of Twitter. I just finished reading a New York Times article that declared Second Life dead, but praised Twitter. Interesting. I’m a fan of Twitter, and we use it heavily here on With every new book launched and every new […]

Terra Incognita

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

This book was never completed and is several years old. We’re deleting it. Please welcome a new book by Gary Hicks called Terra Incognita. Drawn together apparently by the hand of fate, Trent and Cole escape the oppressive totalitarian domed city that has nurtured them all their lives. Outside they discover a world they could […]

Shadow Falls: Badlands

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Mark Yoshimoto Nemcoff returns to with the prequel to the audio drama, Shadow Falls: Season One. We hope you enjoy the horror podcast novel Shadow Falls: Badlands. After a condemned ex-soldier cheats the gallows and wakes to find everyone in a small Texas town dead and his jail cell door wide open, he begins […]

Matt Wallace story on Decoder Ring Theatre

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Not satisfied with movie deals and screenwriting gigs, the author of The Failed Cities Monologues has a new short story available on the exceptionally good Decoder Ring Theatre podcast. Matt says: The first half-hour episode of a brand new audio drama I penned for the Decoder Ring Theatre podcast has just gone live. For those […]


Monday, July 16th, 2007

Check out this new book by A.P. Fuchs called Axiom-man. One night Gabriel Garrison was visited by a nameless messenger who bestowed upon him great power, a power intended for good. Once discovering what this power was and what it enabled him to do, Gabriel became Axiom-man, a symbol of hope in a city that […]

Harry Potter and serialized novels

Monday, July 16th, 2007

Author Michael Lund (Route 66 to Vietnam) let me know about an article in the Baltimore Sun of interest to fans. The article discusses the final book in the Harry Potter series, with an emphasis on the “serialized” story telling which the fans are such… fans of, really. There are some obvious parallels to […]