Monthly Archives: August 2017

Behind the Series: Syn-En: The Surlat Plague

It is always amazing that something so little as a bacteria could cause so large a change. Most SciFi novels write about a superbioengineered bug that changes humanity into something different. But when I think of superbugs, I think of … Continue reading

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Syn-En: Home World, Chapter 3

This is the last day to pick up the book for 99cents. So enjoy the eclipse if you’re in an area where it is happening and read while you wait:D Chapter Three Admiral Beijing York’s cardiac sensors malfunctioned and his … Continue reading

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Behind the Series: Syn-En, the Amarooks

There is a popular character in genre fiction usually called the best friend/helper/guide. This person’s role is to prompt the main character into some kind of action, to reveal information to the reader, and to fill in the gaps. This … Continue reading

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New Release: Syn-En: Home World

I’m happy to announce the release of the final book in the series and it’s on sale for 99 cents until Sunday. Pick up your copy today and begin the  journey home. A universe on the brink of peace. A … Continue reading

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Syn-En: Home World, Chapter 2

Chapter Two “Same satchel, different planet.” Nell Stafford patted the medical bag at her hip. Not that she needed the bandages, sprays, and fancy doo-dads inside. Gold fuzz twinkled like glitter around her fingers. Her fermites prepared to treat whatever … Continue reading

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Behind the Series: Syn-En—The Cyborgs

Edwin Starr asked the question about war. He declared definitively that war wasn’t good for anything and, yes, this song was part of the soundtrack that I listened to while writing the Syn-En series. Yet, despite Starr’s anthem, technology emerges … Continue reading

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Behind the Series: Syn-En, The Name Game

With all due respect to Shakespeare, names are very important. Exorcisisms can’t be performed without knowing the name of a demon. When your mother uses all of your names, you know you’re in trouble. I once changed a character’s name … Continue reading

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