PARADISI CHRONICLES & NEWS

NEW MUST-HAVE PARADISI CHRONICLES RELEASES (details below) As my regular readers know, my JANUS PARADISI series takes place in an open-source sci-fi universe. A what? Essentially, a group of authors agreed on the backstory and main features of a time and place where all action will occur, then write their own stories within those parameters. These stories …

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The Price of Fame

Over the past couple of weeks, I've been running an Instafreebie promotion (where science fiction readers sign up to my newsletter and receive a free copy of my novel, "FACES OF JANUS"). Then Google Alerts notified me that the novel was available on a few pirate sites. I checked and found that one site claimed not …

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Snippets

KINDLE/NOOK AND NOVELS GIVEAWAY COMPETITION The contest I announced last week is now over and the winners' names will be released next week. So keep those fingers crossed. REVERSALS (Apologies to followers who received a draft copy of this post, sent in error last week. And this contains an update.) It's well known that book reviews are important to readers making …

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Blurb Versions: One Plot, Three Stories

  I'm offering Faces Of Janus free for a couple of weeks for sci-fi fans' summer reading enjoyment. (Grab it here or click the image below.) Writing the short descriptive blurb for the promotion was hard. (Hell, I took 60,000 words to tell the story and now you want it in 70 words?) You see, there …

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The Economics of AI: Example

I recently had a great time at the 68th British National Science Fiction Annual Convention: meeting old friends; making new ones; attending some fascinating panels... The panels prompted my restless mind to explore tangential threads, as they should. Example... During the Artifical Intelligence (AI) panel, someone mentioned that when driverless trucks take over, some 3.5 million USA …

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JANUS PARADISI

  I am delighted to announce the publication of the second novel in my JANUS PARADISI series, set in the open source Paradisi Chronicles universe. Take a look at both ebooks here. Or read the first chapter of FACES OF JANUS here. In FACES OF JANUS, Angel Flores' security agents uncover the lie behind Earth's greatest corporate conspiracy. They fight for …

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Faces Of Janus: 100% 5 star!

Reader Reviews With Janus Challenge straining at the release leash as March approaches, I'm starting to gather 5-star reviews for Faces of Janus (the first in my Janus Paradisi series) Samples of kind words from readers... I should have read this sooner! 😀 Intrigue, romance, fight between the classes. And for me a small kinship …

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Beyond Beginnings: Sequels

A Good Year End In November 2016 I became a published novel author, building on my years as a short story writer.  Where do you go from there? You write the sequel. Actually, I started writing the sequel long before I published "Faces of Janus". It's already gone out to beta readers, for publication in Spring 2017. My …

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Insights on a Launch

Interviews with Janus Security Corporation personnel Angel Flores : Executive Officer "I worked hard to get from a favela to the executive floor of JCorp tower. Huge office, wonderful view, penthouse suite... I had always aimed for the stars. It was just a metaphor, until one day... If I had stuck to my job and my affair with …

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FACES OF JANUS : Published

Can a handful of security agents overcome the greatest corporate conspiracy and reach the stars? In the last decades of the twenty-first century, the wealthiest, most powerful families on Earth choose to escape the increasingly failing planet by constructing ten vast ships that would ferry mankind to colonize Mars. It was a lie. Angel pieces …

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