Category Archives: indie author

My Short Story “Dyad” Gets a Podcast Makeover

As I posted on my Facebook page earlier this week, I have good news and I have bad news. First the good: my short story “Dyad,” originally published in The Cyborg Chronicles, was sold to the StarShipSofa podcast who turned into … Continue reading

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Book Review: KING PESO by Carmen Amato

Grab a margarita and come on down to Acapulco . . . If you can take the heat. KING PESO, the latest Emilia Cruz mystery from author Carmen Amato, is a smart, fast police procedural with a spicy local flair. Detective … Continue reading

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New Release: JIHADI APPRENTICE by the Two Navy Guys

Last summer, after crowdfunding and publishing Weapons of Mass Deception, we started to think about a storyline for the sequel. We knew two things: (1) we wanted the sequel to feature the Minneapolis and (2) we wanted the topic to … Continue reading

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Reading for a Cause on #VeteransDay – Get Your Badge of Support!

As a veteran myself, I’m proud to be Writing for a Cause with Tails of the Apocalypse and Pets for Vets. If you haven’t heard of what we’re doing, then here’s the Reader’s Digest version: $1 from every book sold … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Short Story Turned Into a Radio Drama

Early this year, I sold the audio drama rights to one of my short stories to a sci-fi radio drama group called Redshift. Their team of writers and actors did a fabulous job of converting “The Collector,” a 9000 word … Continue reading

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David Bruns Interviewed on the Author Stories Podcast with Hank Garner

I’m honored to be a returning guest on Hank Garner’s Author Stories Podcast this week. Hank and I chatted about Weapons of Mass Deception, co-writing, and my just-released Apocalypse Weird novel, The Seal Bearer. 99 cents for a limited time … Continue reading

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WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION Gets a Mention from Down Under

Belinda Pollard is the owner of Small Blue Dog Publishing. A former journalist, she’s been a book editor for 17 years and a publishing consultant for 10. But most of all, she thinks of herself as a “book midwife.” I … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Weird PHOENIX LIGHTS is on sale!

The Aliens Have Come to End the World… On March 13, 1997, the incident now known as the Phoenix Lights left thousands of witnesses at a loss to explain the sudden appearance of the massive V-shaped craft that hovered in … Continue reading

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The Immortality Chronicles: A Sci-Fi Anthology for a Cause

I have to admit, I’m a little miffed at Amazon right now. According to their rules, I am ineligible to review The Immortality Chronicles, the latest in Samuel Peralta’s Future Chronicles series. Why? Just because I have a story in … Continue reading

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PARADISI ESCAPE by Tristan James – Sophie’s Choice in Space

There’s a new publishing experiment in town. Inspired by a Hugh Howey post a few years ago, The Paradisi Chronicles is a multi-author, open-sourced science fiction world writ large across generations and galaxies. The founding authors released their first seven … Continue reading

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