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Then he shook his head. “I still can't see her working for the Human Ascendancy though. They killed her parents. They took her brothers and sisters away when they were two or three. I can see how she might hate them, but I can't see how she'd work for them.” Cassie [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: The Legion of Nothing
“–brings to five the number of Chicago police officers injured while off duty just this month. CPD spokesperson Micheal Howie denies any connection between these incidents and the ongoing crackdown against the terroristic Corbin Street Gang, which has been described as open war since the near fatal torture of CPD [...]
Tue, Oct 17, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Jaclyn gave him a sidelong glance, but didn't say anything. “The main point of having people over tonight was to get to know people and pick up leads for who might be passing along information to the Human Ascendancy. We've been talking about what we learned. Marcus, did you find [...]
Mon, Oct 16, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
“Maybe Tikki's accepting calls?” I asked as Kals touched the bracelet on her left wrist. “We tried that,” Jaclyn said. “No.” “Did you leave messages?” Her sigh was audible even over the implant. “Yes, but not about not touching. You should call them.” Would Tikki even need to be told? She shouldn't—except that she'd [...]
Thu, Oct 12, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
I felt my eyes widen. “What?” Kals shook her head. “If we're going to talk about this, we should find someplace where we won't be heard.” Then she pointed to the door outside. “Sure,” I said, and we stepped out into the dark. The council building rose above us, the cluster egg-shaped [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Of course, Kura wouldn't recognize the little monsters that boiled up out of the grass as velociraptors. Even after more than eighty years removed from the source material that introduced them to the mainstream, Hollywood insisted on using the name for a strange mash-up of utahraptors and deinonychus. Adding a [...]
Mon, Oct 09, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Trying not to be distracted by my thoughts, I told Kals, “That's right. I'm Nick.” She gave a hint of smile and then asked, “What do you do for the group?” I shrugged. “I pilot our spaceship and keep our stuff working.” Nodding, she said. “You keep everything working? From the ship's drives [...]
Thu, Oct 05, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Lisa acted quickly, drawing on not what she'd learned from the Orrery of Worlds, but the work the Magi Club had been doing with spell augmentation. With staff in one hand and a glass marble in the other, she concentrated on drawing the energy from deep within herself and drew [...]
Mon, Oct 02, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
My forthcoming Epic Fantasy novel HORDE will be released on October 9th of this year. There will be a Goodreads Giveaway the week before release, but you can read the first chapter of Horde right here. Be sure to read all the way to the end for a special treat! Chapter [...]
Tue, Sep 26, 2017
Source: Ian Healy
No one had to say it. It was obvious that the object of their quest could be in no other place in than the grand ziggurat clearly visible to them from across miles upon miles of landscape infested with ancient reptiles. “How far do you figure that is?” Warrick asked [...]
Mon, Sep 25, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
audiobook, audiobooks, superhero, ebook, day of the destroyer, just cause, just cause universe, ian healy, ian thomas healy, 1977, new york, new york city, new york city blackout
(reprinted from Local Hero Press with permission) Four new audiobooks for you We haven't posted much here recently, because we've been very busy behind the scenes. Now we have something exciting to show for it. In the past month and a half, we have released a total of four new audiobooks of [...]
Sun, Sep 24, 2017
Source: Ian Healy
And now, another episode of “Throwing the Gun,” and only a week after the last one. Well, sort of. It's not quite another episode. It's an interview. Normally we have multiple segments in our episodes, but this has only one. Also, we don't have the whole group. Here's what happened: Chris [...]
Sat, Sep 16, 2017
Source: PCS Podcast
And the Pen and Cape Society's podcast returns again! This time we're talking shop about what it's like to be writers at various levels of success, how book sales are doing and what we're doing to promote ourselves. We also talk about Wonder Woman because at that point it was [...]
Sat, Sep 09, 2017
Source: PCS Podcast
So here is the second side story book of the series, this time focused on the side character villains. Truthfully, an alternative title for this one would be “Skye and Friends” but it just didn't strike the right chord>D It kept getting longer and longer as I went OTL, and [...]
Tue, Aug 01, 2017
Source: Cape High
A Comfortable Room“Do you recall the moment you became aware?” LaFleur looks up from doctoring his tea and frowns. “As the Existentialists define it? I suppose it was during the war.” The Chairman frowns. “Not that moment. You were ten.” “Was I?” LaFleur stirs his tea absently. “You sound awfully confident for the [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
A Comfortable Room“Do you recall the moment you became aware?” LaFleur looks up from doctoring his tea and frowns. “As the Existentialists define it? I suppose it was during the war.” The Chairman frowns. “Not that moment. You were ten.” “Was I?” LaFleur stirs his tea absently. “You sound awfully confident for the [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Curveball
Nautilus Conference Room, LaterDavid Bernard sits alone in the conference room, trying to focus on the pitch-black sphere floating before him. masHEuDH The sphere wobbles and dips in place. The surface ripples, bulges on one side, then rights itself. masHEuDH The sphere dips again, then begins to drift away from him, leaving trails of [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
Nautilus Conference Room, LaterDavid Bernard sits alone in the conference room, trying to focus on the pitch-black sphere floating before him. masHEuDH The sphere wobbles and dips in place. The surface ripples, bulges on one side, then rights itself. masHEuDH The sphere dips again, then begins to drift away from him, leaving trails of [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Curveball
South Bronx, MorrisaniaSpecial Agent Philip Henry has a reputation for coolness under fire. This reputation has sometimes been described in semi-flattering terms, like when one of his superiors compared him to Joe Friday from the old Dragnet radio programs. Sometimes the description is less flattering, like when one of his [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
South Bronx, MorrisaniaSpecial Agent Philip Henry has a reputation for coolness under fire. This reputation has sometimes been described in semi-flattering terms, like when one of his superiors compared him to Joe Friday from the old Dragnet radio programs. Sometimes the description is less flattering, like when one of his [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Curveball
ReunionThe silver-shrouded man hangs in the air, suspended by a power that existed before time. Granite walls and floors gleam dully in the soft light filling the otherwise empty room. The light doesn't come from the room, but from the power: the circle that surrounds him, the symbols inscribed within the [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
ReunionThe silver-shrouded man hangs in the air, suspended by a power that existed before time. Granite walls and floors gleam dully in the soft light filling the otherwise empty room. The light doesn't come from the room, but from the power: the circle that surrounds him, the symbols inscribed within the [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Curveball
So! Here it is! We finally have Sandra's story [...]
Wed, May 24, 2017
Source: Cape High
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
News and Update! First of all, I saw this, and looked up a report on it, so I thought I'd share since I'm sure I have parents following here:PARENTS WARNING !!!Any parents or anyone that knows of any kids playing an online game called Blue Whale, PLEASE get your kids [...]
Tue, May 09, 2017
Source: Cape High
Hello, everyone!I might be struggling to release the next chapter of The Enhanced Series, but the great authors at The Pen and Cape Society have been hard-at-work putting together a new anthology. The Good Fight 3: Sidekicks is now available.You can find The Good Fight 3: Sidekicks at Smashwords and [...]
Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Source: Jeffrey Allen – ThePenintheStone.com
So, here it is! Along with a tiny explanation. I was going to write a girl book (Sandra) but as I went on with the story, I realized it wasn't how I wanted to develop her. Then there was this story that kept trying to sneak in on me. I [...]
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
Source: Cape High
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 Healy
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 Healy
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
A quick note while my latest app builds.Congrats to Drew Hayes for his release of Corpies on Amazon. Titan is a flawed but worthy superhero that only wants to do good, if his employer and agent will let him do his job.You can buy Corpies on Amazon at: http://www.amazon.com/Corpies-Super-Powereds-Spinoff-Book-ebook/dp/B01D9C21DE/Drew is [...]
Wed, Apr 13, 2016
Source: Jeffrey Allen – ThePenintheStone.com
The number of shanties increased as they approached downtown Muncie, or what was left of it. The constant fighting in the city leveled most of the original structures and remaining buildings were either partially collapsed or precariously close to catastrophic failure.The increased number of shanties also meant an increased number [...]
Fri, Feb 12, 2016
Source: Jeffrey Allen – ThePenintheStone.com
Things have been quiet on the Enhanced front the last month, but searching for a job became a full-time job and my mission. After four weeks of applying, writing resumes, rewriting cover letters, filling out recruiter applications, rewriting resumes based on recruiter comments, filling out questionnaires, and a myriad of [...]
Tue, Feb 09, 2016
Source: Jeffrey Allen – ThePenintheStone.com
“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
Hey there friends who follow the RSS feed of Super Powereds, Corpies, and my blog on this channel. I've come with fun news! Thanks to Squarespace finally getting their shit together, I am happy to announce that each section of the site now has its own RSS channel. They are [...]
Wed, Apr 01, 2015
Source: Drew Hayes – DrewHayesNovels.com