If you have not already had a looksee at my first novel, you can get a free digital copy of it this weekend on Kindle. This is to help celebrate the launch of my story collection, Beginnings, this coming Tuesday. You’ve probably seen me talk about it and I will be talking about it more in the future to be sure.
Check it out at the link below. It’s a great time to stay indoors out of the heat, read a book, and take in the beginning of a new sci-fi saga.
This isn’t going to be much of a blog post. The short and sweet of it is that the preorder link for After Terra: Beginnings is below. The release price is 99 U.S. cents, and the collection launches 8 days from now on July 30, 2019.
I realize that a significant portion of the reading populace prefers print to digital, and to be fair I’m not sure when I will have a physical version of the collection made available, but if you dig ebooks, science fiction, and want to support the work I do in a tangible way, please consider checking this out. It will only put a marginal dent at most in your weekly coffee budget.
Top o’ the morn to you, internet. This little 4th of July update will be short and sweet.
Those of you who follow me on other sites may have already gleaned that I have been working on a short story collection. Well, finally, it has been written and is nearly ready for public consumption. After Terra: Beginnings is now a reality after having languished on my to-do list for a bit longer than I cared for. It contains six short stories (or vignettes, if you prefer) intended to give you, the reader, a deeper look into what made the After Terra heroes the people they are before they came together as a crew. You will also learn more about the future Solar System and how it came to be.
What is the release date? I’m glad you asked. The collection will be released digitally on Tuesday, July 30th 2019 C.E./-54 A.T.
A preorder link will be coming soon for those of you into that sort of thing.
In the meantime, feast yon eyes upon the cover. Until next time.
Behold, at last, the aforementioned and long overdue 4th edition cover for After Terra: Year 200. My thanks once more go out to Jon Hrubresch for his work on this piece of art. It’s the kind of cover that this book should have had all along, especially in keeping with the general style and vibe of the covers for In the Baron’s Shadow and Lunacy.
Now that this update is complete (and should go live on Amazon within the next 48-72 hours), the next focus for me will be on adding more codices to the site, putting the finishing touches on my next two Youtube videos, and completing more reviews of some interesting indie works that have been sent my way.
Coming to a bookshelf and e-reader near you in 2020 C.E.
Backing image: NASA/JPL-Caltech
Logo rendered by Jon Hrubesch
An update on a longtime work in progress.
In addition to the more typical blog post that is to follow, this post is making its way to existence. Its purpose: to let you know that Kindle versions of two of the After Terra novels are on sale today. There is no contemporary reason I am aware of to mark January 6th as a day of any great import (as far as holidays are concerned), however, in the fictional future of the world I’ve rendered, January’s equivalent, Germinal, and its sixth day, marks Merchant’s Day. It’s a quaint event, begun by the vapid salesmen of the Neptune and Logos territories, meant to jumpstart sales figures for the brand new year, after what are often multiple days of drinking and carousing by most of the populace on New Year’s Day.
If you have read Year 200 and have yet to continue the journey, now is a great and cheap opportunity to do so. Take advantage of your possible descendants’ future habits and grab the rest of the series at a steep discount.
Coming off the terrestrial spookiness of Halloween, my eyes return once more to the stars. In part to help celebrate Irish Book Week, in part to show off an updated look for my first novel, and thirdly, as a thank you, my way of giving back to those of you who support and appreciate the literary world, the digital version of my first novel, After Terra: Year 200, will be free on Amazon’s Kindle platform during November 3 and 4, 2018.
I realize that some of you prefer to read physical, rather than digital, copies of books, and that is totally understandable. If you don’t have a Kindle, I beseech you to pass on the word to those that do so they can score a free story, one I hope they will enjoy.
As always, reviews and shares are appreciated by any of those who read my work. I am now on goodreads.com as well as bookbub.com, so if you for some reason encounter any problems leaving feedback through Amazon, there are other options.
For those of you new to the After Terra series, and want a preview before downloading, please click the read more link below to sample the first chapter of Year 200. Thank you! (more…)