Tag Archives: ebooks

A Light On The Horizon

Wow. Just, wow. We got a breather after taking down Villains Inc. Sort of, or a chance to change to a slow dance anyway. I missed Jacky, but the new members fitted in nicely even if sometimes I thought Watchman … Continue reading

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Wearing the Cape Giveaway!

On Wednesday, April 10th, Wearing the Cape will be available for free download from Amazon.com. So if you enjoyed the book and would like to help promote it, post this on Facebook, tweet it, etc. I would love to give … Continue reading

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Book Sale: Bring Friends!

Sale days are becoming a venerable tradition for Amazon.com, and for all of June 10th Wearing the Cape will be available to buyers for $.99! This makes Sunday a beautiful day to gift WtC to all of the friends you’ve … Continue reading

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Wearing the Cape: July Report

July has been a big month for Wearing the Cape, made more interesting by my decision to move from the original $.99 ebook price to $2.99; the decision immediately slashed my sales numbers. Why did I do it? Well, I’d … Continue reading

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Red Is The New Black

Not so long ago someone asked me if I thought the superhero genre was exhausted, and my response was that I felt it was just getting started. I compared it to the vampire phenomenon, and how the bloodsuckers seemed to … Continue reading

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Cosmic Questions

Almost a couple of months ago now, I promised to talk more about world-building and superheroes–how I arrived at the Post-Event setting Wearing the Cape takes place in. So let’s talk about comic-book history and choices. Where do superpowers come … Continue reading

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Imitation Is The Sincerest Form Of Flattery.

Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson were serious writers of serious sci-fi, so I’ve always wondered if somebody lost a bet, or if they just got way too drunk at a convention and talked each other into it. The result … Continue reading

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Adventures in the Commonwealth.

Silverlock is not so much a lost book as one that is constantly being rediscovered. John Meyers Meyers wrote it back in 1949, so this is a fantasy untouched by JRR Tolkien’s genre-redefining work. But it’s been touched by everything … Continue reading

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Wearing the Cape becomes YWO bestseller!

Writing Wearing the Cape has been, to quote the great Bill and Ted, “a most excellent adventure.” The plot came together two years ago, scene drafts followed, and last year I threw myself into it with a goal of finishing … Continue reading

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