Episode 15: Writing Books–Marketability vs. Quality, Interview: Drew Hayes (Superpowereds), Revolving Door of Death

In this episode of our infrequent but well-loved (at least by us) podcast, we talk about the questions related to marketability and quality, interview Drew Hayes who ended his Superpowereds series recently, and then talk about the revolving door of death. Also, we'd like to draw your attention to the fact that the Pen and Cape Society's [...]

By | 2018-06-16T15:29:22+00:00 June 16th, 2018|0 Comments

The Good Fight 4: Homefront

What supers do when they're off the clock. The next Pen & Cape Society anthology comes out on May 1, 2018. Our first anthology's theme was about heroes, the second about villains, and the third about sidekicks. The fourth anthology is about what heroes do when the world isn't in danger (at least [...]

By | 2020-06-08T21:29:54+00:00 April 8th, 2018|The Good Fight anthology|Comments Off on The Good Fight 4: Homefront

Episode 14: Ending Series, Nerdfight: Writer’s Block! Interview: Ian Healy (The Just Cause Universe)

In the most recent episode of Throwing the Gun, we talk about ending series since Drew Hayes is ending Superpowereds, Christopher (CB) Wright is ending Curveball, and Cheyanne Young has ended City of Legends. Also, an inadvertent comment about writer's block starts a Nerdfight--which probably also counts as a trope discussion as well. Finally, I [...]

By | 2018-02-05T11:34:27+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

PCS Anthology 4

The Pen and Cape Society is at work on another anthology. Here's a small version of the cover (front and back) without the words. Cover by PCS member Scott Story.

By | 2018-02-19T14:22:34+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Book Series|Comments Off on PCS Anthology 4

Cover Reveal – Super: Discipline

Hey, Everyone! I'm really excited about the cover for the fourth book in my series, so I wanted to share it with you here. And since I've had such a crazy year, this book is now already available for sale on Amazon, here. Book summary is: Lex and her friends receive a warning of things [...]

By | 2017-12-31T12:34:19+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Cover Art, New Release, Palladian, Serial|Comments Off on Cover Reveal – Super: Discipline

Holiday Sale on Curiosity Quills Books

Just in time for last minute holiday shopping, Curiosity Quills is putting most of their catalogue on a 99¢ to $1.99 sale. All three of the Menopausal Superhero novels (and a set of short stories)  by Pen and Cape Society member Samantha Bryant are included in the sale, so here's your chance to find a [...]

By | 2017-12-17T16:22:20+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Book Series, Samantha Bryant|Comments Off on Holiday Sale on Curiosity Quills Books

Promote Your Work on the Author’s Show

Just here to report on the experience I had in recording an interview with the Author’s Show. This is a group who records fifteen-minute interviews with authors where you can speak about your book and explain why people might want to read it. These are scheduled on their website and featured for a full day, [...]

By | 2017-11-11T12:49:17+00:00 November 11th, 2017|appearances, Book Series, Interviews, Marketing, Palladian|Comments Off on Promote Your Work on the Author’s Show

NaNoWriMo Starts November 1st

The National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) starts in just over a week, November 1st, and this year's theme is superpowers. I think this is a topic the Pen and Cape Society knows something about. If you are up to the challenge of writing 50,000 new words of fiction in the month of November - visit [...]

By | 2017-10-21T16:10:46+00:00 October 21st, 2017|Jeffrey Allen, NaNoWriMo|Comments Off on NaNoWriMo Starts November 1st

The Superhero Mystique

In The James Bond Dossier, Kingsley Amis spends a chapter discussing the appeal of the secret agent. He ends the chapter with the proposition that this is due in part to the very nature of the secret agent’s work: “Not only have the [secret agents] no need to be outwardly different from other men; they [...]

By | 2017-09-23T15:34:52+00:00 September 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Superhero Mystique

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