Tag Archives: Fiction

Writing a Novel About Terrorism: When Fiction Becomes Reality

When JR and I set out to write Jihadi Apprentice, we intended for it to be fiction–realistic fiction, mind you, but still fiction. Sometimes art imitates life and sometimes it’s the other way around. I explored what it means to … Continue reading

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New Release: DEATH OF A PAWN #weaponsofmassdecepetion

What does the mysterious death of an Argentinean lawyer have to do with two former naval officers from Minnesota? Let me explain. You may recall a big international news story from January of this year. Alberto Nisman, an Argentinean Special … 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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THE COLLECTOR is now an Audio Drama

A few months ago, I sold the audio rights to my short story, The Collector, to a monthly science fiction audio drama series called Redshift. In their call for submissions, they describe their work as “a sci-fi anthology series in the … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: MEDIUM TALENT by Forbes West

I had two thoughts when I finished Medium Talent by Forbes West, the latest offering in the Apocalypse Weird canon. Thought 1: Wow. What was that? Thought 2: How the hell am I going to write a review on this … Continue reading

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Sneak Peek: WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION, Chapters 1-3

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the place where you get to watch two ex-Navy officers write a military thriller. You see their progress, their successes, their mistakes…you get the picture. You can find previous episodes on … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: DESTINY NEXUS by Ceri London

Last March I reviewed Rogue Genesis, the sci-fi/fantasy techo-thriller by UK author Ceri London. In my review I talked about how I loved the way she used Science (capital S intentional) as an integral part of the story. A lot … Continue reading

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CONVICTION by Tammy Salyer is #FREE

A few weeks ago, I posted about Tammy Salyer’s latest novella, CONVICTION, a prequel to her fabulous Spectras Arise trilogy. Today I found out that she’s made it FREE. Get a copy. Now. You will not regret it. My original … Continue reading

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Meet the Bad Guys in WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION

Welcome back to Two Navy Guys and a Novel, the blog series where you get to watch two ex-Navy officers co-write a military-political thriller. If you’re new to our series, you can check out past episodes on our webpage. Ding-Dong … Continue reading

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