The Galactic Mage Audiobook – Interview with Narrator David Bodtcher

The Galactic Mage audiobook

The Galactic Mage audio book is almost live. I still don’t have an exact date, but I’m expecting it to be somewhere in the next five to ten days. I can’t wait. You are going to be so blown away by how talented the voice actor who narrates it is. His name is David Bodtcher, and he’s simply fabulous. Continue reading The Galactic Mage Audiobook – Interview with Narrator David Bodtcher

Hostiles Cover Revealed – Book 3 of The Galactic Mage Series

Well, here it is. An early look at the cover of Hostiles. I’m stoked!

Galactic Mage Book Three cover reveal - Hostiles

I got the final cover files from Cris Ortega last night, and I am so excited and so pleased with the cover for Hostiles that I can hardly breathe! And while book three of The Galactic Mage series is still somewhere around five weeks away, I decided  Continue reading Hostiles Cover Revealed – Book 3 of The Galactic Mage Series

The Galactic Mage Audio Book Is Coming Soon

Galactic Mage audio

For a long time I’d been kicking around the idea of getting an audio book version of The Galactic Mage done, but writing Rift in the Races and then working on Hostiles has been a lot of work, and I just didn’t get around to it. I knew I should; I knew my wife liked to listen to audio books, and I’d even tried listening to one a few years back, but it just wasn’t a big part of my universe, so, being human and all, I just didn’t think about it all that much. Besides, I didn’t really know how to get an audio book off the ground, who to talk to, upfront costs … all that stuff, so it sort of stayed on back-burner status for, well, permanently. Continue reading The Galactic Mage Audio Book Is Coming Soon

How to Be Happy in Troubled Times: a Genre Writer’s Perspective on Reality

It seems to me as if tensions in the world keep rising all the time. I feel like we live in a time where we just keep ratcheting up the anxiety. In a way, frankly, that’s been good for business for me, because genre fiction is doing great these days as people seek escape. Technology and time have really come together well for science fiction and fantasy (and all the other genres too numerous to name). But as good as that is for a writer like myself economically, there is something beneath the surface that troubles the artist part of me. There is, amongst us, a hatred of our time. A dissatisfaction with the collective us. There resides within, or perhaps rides upon, us this thing that steals joy from the day-to-day. And while it’s good for business, I think too much of it is bad for humanity. It’s bad for us. Continue reading How to Be Happy in Troubled Times: a Genre Writer’s Perspective on Reality