The latest news, releases, and random chatter from the websites of the PCS Authors

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K'Tepolu lay ahead of us. It wasn't a planet. It was a collection of asteroids connected by tubes. As statements go, that was an understatement. Two huge asteroids, one following another, lay in the middle, connected to each other by wide, metal gray tubes. That was the only attempt at [...]
Thu, Jun 22, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Sorry folks. This time was a simple issue of not having internet access to get the new chapter uploaded. I'm typing this with my phone. Don't worry, updates will resume next week. [...]
Tue, Jun 20, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
From a Report by Agent 957 of the Human Ascendancy's Genetic Management Office… Location: K'Tepolu System Date: Day 139 in year 9043 of the Human Ascendency To: [Name Redacted], Director of Breeder Reclamation It's my hope that the War Council will no longer be involved in our operations, but rather that their involvement will [...]
Mon, Jun 19, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
After passing through three more star systems, I was almost certain we were free of well, whichever of Lee's people was watching the place. I glanced over at Lee. “Do you know who it was?” Lee shook his head. “I lost track of where everybody was long ago. That place was never [...]
Thu, Jun 15, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Then he turned back to the group of us. “Nick might remember that when we talked about my people, I told him that I wouldn't notice them, but that he would. That's because I was assuming that they'd be hiding the same way I'm hiding. He's not. He's broadcasting his [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Reinforcements and clean-up begins as we move to the conclusion of The Battle of Freeland House [...]
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
The battle to protect Freeland House and to save the kidnapped family members continues and we get to know Chords a little better. [...]
Mon, Jun 05, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
I explore a few plots that need to be given some tender loving care to turn them into something worthwhile. [...]
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Coming back from a five month hiatus, we've got a new Throwing the Gun episode… This time we talk about crossovers, Jim interviews Scott Story, and we discuss the Captain Ersatz trope. Want to subscribe? You'll know the moment new episodes so are released on:StitcherApple's iTunesOur RSS Feed [...]
Tue, May 09, 2017
Source: PCS Podcast
superheroes, supervillains, just cause, just cause universe, jackrabbit, religion, humor, funny, ninjas
(reprinted from Local Hero Press with permission) Jackrabbit is back! That's right, the Coney Champion, the Lapin Lodestar, the Cottontailed Challenger, and the Bunny-eared Braveheart is back in this all-new tale of thrills, chills, spills, and romance! Okay, so maybe it's not really any of those things, but it is Jackrabbit's first [...]
Sat, Jan 21, 2017
Source: Ian T. Healy – IanTHealy.com
Caped, anthology, superheroes, ian thomas healy, alicia howie, leonard apa, david court, gary cuba, adrienne dellwo, leod d. fitz, che gilson, elliotte rusty harold, jake johnson, stephen kotowych, laura lamoreaux, paul mcmahon, robert j. mendenhall, wendy qualls, dave ring, aaron michael ritchey, jason henry evans, tim rohr, eric rosenfield, k. h. vaughan
(Cross posted from Local Hero Press) Our triumphs of 2016 Here at Local Hero Press, we are always striving to move forward. Some years, like 2015, we release a tremendous amount of new material. In 2016, we didn't release nearly as much, but we'd like to think it was a successful [...]
Sat, Dec 31, 2016
Source: Ian T. Healy – IanTHealy.com
jackrabbit, just cause, just cause universe, superheroes
It's time for a change. Hello, my name is Ian Thomas Healy, and I am the CEO of Local Hero Press, as well as the author of most (but not all) books published by LHP. Following a stressful election season and a result that has been to the detriment of anyone [...]
Fri, Dec 02, 2016
Source: Ian T. Healy – IanTHealy.com
audiobook, just cause, ian thomas healy, just cause universe, superheroes
(reprinted from Local Hero Press with permission) BREAKING: Just Cause now available as audiobook At every convention we go to, people come by the Local Hero Press table to ask if our books are available in audio. We can now say unequivocally that Just Cause: Revised & Expanded Edition is now available [...]
Tue, Nov 22, 2016
Source: Ian T. Healy – IanTHealy.com
In this episode we talk about series versus standalone books both in the commercial and artistic sense as well as heel/face and face/heel turns in fiction and professional wrestling. Seriously. We are not joking about this–except when we're making jokes. Want to subscribe? You'll know the moment new episodes so are [...]
Sat, Oct 15, 2016
Source: PCS Podcast
Are you ready to RUMBLE? In today's completely unauthorized and unasked for unepisode, Percival Constantine, author of the Vanguard series, and C.B. Wright, author of the Curveball series, will fight till the end to settle whether the movie Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice sucks or not! Why are we still [...]
Sun, Jul 17, 2016
Source: PCS Podcast
In this episode of Throwing the Gun we talk about our different approaches to writing combat, interview Cheyenne Young about her new series, and talk about depowering as trope and what we thought of the (then) recent episode of the Flash where it was used (dammit!). Want to subscribe? You'll know [...]
Tue, Jul 05, 2016
Source: PCS Podcast
“Take whatever you want. Just leave me the bird.” Triple stood by the window, pulling the curtain back just enough to watch the street. Across the room, Triple had his back to the wall, beside the door, his gun trained on the old lady. Over by the far wall, Triple had [...]
Thu, Dec 31, 2015
Source: Hydrargentium’s 100 Words A Dday
“Remember, son, don't ever laugh at dragons.” Little Arvid hadn't really understood what his Papa was talking about, but he liked the idea of dragons, and he loved his Papa, so he nodded vigorously, red mop bobbing. Standing on the top of the bridge tower, watching the great red Wyrm stride four-legged [...]
Fri, Nov 27, 2015
Source: Hydrargentium’s 100 Words A Dday
Arvid Troelsen dropped his bag on the bench. Its old hide smote wood that had seen its fair share of backsides. His leathers creaked as he settled down beside it, arms crossed, ankles crossed, legs stretched out before him. He closed his eyes, and rested his chin on his chest. [...]
Mon, Jul 13, 2015
Source: Hydrargentium’s 100 Words A Dday
Mu couldn't decide whether it was the strange sizzling noise from the energy beams that bothered her more, or the mewling. The area around the bulbous En-Car Technologies building had been cleared, but the kittens still took pot-shots at trees and lamp posts and the wrecks of cars in the parking [...]
Mon, Jun 22, 2015
Source: Hydrargentium’s 100 Words A Dday