Category Archives: indie author

Countdown to #Immortality – An Interview

As we countdown the final days to release of Immortality Chronicles, the next edition of Samuel Peralta’s best-selling Future Chronicles series of short story anthologies, Will Swardstrom posted interviews with all the authors in the collection. Here’s the interview he did … Continue reading

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Nuggets of Space Opera Goodness

What happens when you invite eleven best-selling sci-fi authors to contribute a short story to an anthology? You get Dark Beyond the Stars, a space opera extravaganza filled with  AI and drones and gritty space stations and aliens and… I … Continue reading

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Recreating History One Short Story at a Time

In Alt.History 101, Samuel Peralta adds to his Future Chronicles canon with an alternative history anthology. He and his merry band of authors take on the biggest of questions: What if? What if? is the fiction writer’s best friend. In … Continue reading

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The Rewards of A Kickstarter Campaign

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog where we talk about co-writing and publishing. Weapons of Mass Deception has been out two whole months now. We’ve sold a few hundred copies and racked up nearly 40 … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: THE LOYAL NINE by Konkoly and Akart

The Loyal Nine, The Boston Brahmin Book 1, by the co-writing duo of Steve Konkoly and Bobby Akart, is a political thriller with a real world message: Get your act together. The end of the world as we know it … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: THE BLEAK DECEMBER by Kevin Summers

I got a very Stephen King vibe from The Bleak December, the latest installment from the crew at APOCALYPSE WEIRD. You know what I’m talking about: small New England town, creepy goings-on, and ordinary people being twisted by extraordinary, supernatural … Continue reading

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Future Chronicles Does Zombies Right

I have to say, I wasn’t sure about this anthology. You see, I’m not a “zombie guy.” I haven’t watched Night of the Living Dead or The Walking Dead—or really any movie that features the word “dead” in the title. … Continue reading

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7 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing about the Military

The Two Navy Guys have a guest post running over at C. S. Lakin’s website, Live Write Thrive. today about some of our pet peeves that crop up in stories with military characters. Here’s our opening paragraph: As long as … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: CONVERGENCE by Michael Patrick Hicks

Today, we fret about the NSA monitoring our private phone calls or whether Google Glass will infringe on our Fourth Amendment rights, but let’s face it, that’s small potatoes. Suppose every image, feeling, thought, burst of hormones, or adrenalin rush … Continue reading

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New Release: THE GAMBLERS by Christoph Fischer

 THE GAMBLERS is the story of Ben Andrews a shy accountant who becomes obsessed with numbers and luck. When he wins the Lottery and becomes rich over night his life changes, but not necessarily in the ways he had thought. … Continue reading

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