As promised, here’s the link to our presentation on Open Source Fiction, presented Friday, June 10th, at Sci-Fi Valley Con in Altoona, PA. We originally made it in PowerPoint, so it looks a bit messy when converted to the open document format. I recommend downloading it and viewing in PowerPoint. Sorry for any inconvenience.
On the off chance you haven’t gotten fed up with hearing Shell and I interviewed about our books, you’ll want to tune into Anthony Caprio’s excellent Free Cities podcast, especially if you are of a libertarian persuasion. In this episode, we focus primarily on our non-superhero stories, House of Refuge and Salamander Six. We also […]
Imagine Arnold Schwarzenegger from Kindergarten Cop screaming the title of this post and you get a sense of how I feel whenever someone describes one of the Ascension Epoch stories, or the setting itself, as dystopian. Now don’t misunderstand me. There’s nothing inherently wrong with dystopian fiction and I don’t take it as an insult. […]
Shell and I were interviewed over at Libertopia. We talked about a range of topics, like what it’s like working together as husband and wife and why we release under Creative Commons to why we dislike “message fiction” and how Blue Oyster Cult and 1980s X-Men comics influenced our stories. After you’re done reading the […]
A few weeks ago, I was contacted by Eric Hellman, the man behind a very interesting and noble effort in freeing creative expression from the bounds of copyright. His project, Unglue.It, is a website where authors can post “unglued” ebooks–that is, ebooks that have been released under Creative Commons licenses. Just as important, it’s a […]
There’s nothing like a brush with death to give you fresh perspective! I received this pearl of wisdom after gorging at the local Chinese buffet a few weeks ago. Rarely does a fortune cookie attain a profound personal meaning, but this one hit me right in the gut, so to speak. No, I didn’t think […]