A new libertarian science fiction anthology has just been published. Entitled Valiant, He Endured: 17 Sci-Fi Myths of Insolent Grit, this collection features an Ascension Epoch story set during the Martian Invasion. ‘Unwholsome Victuals’ is a short story of Victorian Apocalypse set during the War of the Worlds. Consumptive invalid Jonathan is stuck in Baltimore during the last days […]
Dismal Tide gets 5 Stars from Readers’ Favorite!
We got a couple more positive reviews in for our books from Readers’ Favorite. Let’s start with our newest book, The Dismal Tide (get it on sale for $0.99 right now!), which earned a five star ranking (just like After Dark, the previous book in the series, did). Reviewer Stephen Fisher says: The co-authors of this masterpiece […]
Book Review: War of the Worlds: The Anglo-Martian War of 1895
This book is part of Osprey’s ‘Adventure’ imprint, an expanding line-up of reference books for fictional and mythological struggles, ranging from Atlantis to King Arthur to the Cthulhu Mythos. I have read quite a few of them, including an excellent book on the Nazi occult program written by horror RPG ace Kenneth Hite, a tome […]
“God willing, our victory is at hand.”
“I will require allies: mighty, stalwart, and brilliant men, empowered perhaps even as I am. The Lens knows where to find them.” –Jamison Doyle, July 13, 1898 The Signalman will see you at Steampunk Unlimited! Meet him in the caboose at 1PM for thrilling tales of the Martian War!
It’s not a dystopia!
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. […]
Jeremiah Witkowski has the devil to pay
Continuing our series of AE commissions from some of the excellent artists at Sci-Fi Valley Con 2015, here’s a drawing of the cursed western lawman, the Cyclone Ranger, courtesy of Jeremiah Witkowski, aka j3rm55. Be sure to check out Jeremiah’s webcomic, “You, Me, and Steve” and tell him we sent you. If you want to […]
Population of Loss: Free starting this Thursday
If you haven’t read our short story anthology Population of Loss yet, you’ll be able to download the ebook for free from Amazon, beginning on January 22, 2015. The promotion runs to the 26th. Normally it’s $0.99. Population of Loss contains four short stories set during the Martian invasion of 1898-1905. The stories run the […]