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

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This entry is part 30 of 30 in the series CurrentWhen the LSI Headquarters had been a domestic government black site, it had been built with the idea of temporarily housing both high risk informants and prisoners for interrogation. So it came as no surprise that there were cells on [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
The Rocket turned around at the sound of her voice. “I'm pretty sure it's got something to do with the original League defeating them the last two times. They did such a good job that the invaders feel like they have to crush us first.” He cocked his head to the [...]
Mon, Mar 27, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
He typed on his keyboard, moved more text over from what must have been logs into another window. “Okay, I'm sending what I've got to the Feds, but we've got to find the League's records on these guys. If they're who I think they are, search under ‘dinosaurs,' ‘evolution,' or [...]
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
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
He tapped on his palms again. “Here's GPS coordinates for the Chicago gateway. And now I'm flying it back through. I'm going to fly it past each starplate on the way out. If it registers with each cellphone service, they might be able triangulate its position.” The spybot whirled around and [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Thanks to Arnold Schwarzenegger (it's a very long story involving his sports festival forcing us to move hotels to one where writing on the laptop proved to be impossible) for a while, I'm going to need one more week to get new content written. Thanks for being patient and if [...]
Mon, Mar 20, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
The Rocket's helmet pointed at the screen. “Those seem familiar somehow. Mystic, did Mindstryke or the Mentalist ever mention anything? C… Uh… Control? You've been reading the stuff you scanned. Anything ring a bell?” Control and the Mystic watched as the creatures spread out, rifles pointed down the alley. The gateway [...]
Thu, Mar 16, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Greetings loyal readers of this site. If you've been following along, the past year has not been a great one for me. My mother almost died, we had to move a third of the way across the country, and we've been having trouble finding a permanent place to stay; having [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Both Turmoil and Metal X receive reinforcments while phase two of Tome's plan is about to begin... [...]
Mon, Feb 27, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
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 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
Merry Christmas Eve, to those of you that celebrate it! I hope you all enjoy your celebrations [...]
Sat, Dec 24, 2016
Source: Cape High
NAME: Kaden ALIAS: N/A AGE: 15/16 ABILITIES: Kinetic Energy Absorber type tank FAMILY: N/A OCCUPATION: Cape High student HOBBIES: video games, comic books, exercising LIKES: he's pretty easy-going about everything, really. DISLIKES: shirts… actually, clothes in general, really… but he has to at least wear pants. BIO: Kaden's history is pretty much a mystery for most people at the [...]
Fri, Dec 23, 2016
Source: Cape High
NAME: Skye ALIAS: Skystep AGE: 25-26 ABILITIES: Intangibility, sky walking, S-class speed, strength, healing, and the ability to find other supers FAMILY: Tatiana & Superior (adopted parents), Nico AKA Technico (brother, adopted), Liz AKA Firefly (sister, adopted), Rocco AKA Nightstep (“nephew” actually a cousin of sorts) Shadowman (great great uncle), Emily AKA Devine Justice [...]
Thu, Dec 22, 2016
Source: Cape High
Robert Thorpe's OfficeDavid is out of shape. This isn't a new condition—he's been out of shape ever since his first concussion—but it's never been quite this bad. His time on the island took more out of him than he wants to admit. His sides are burning before he gets anywhere close to [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
Robert Thorpe's OfficeDavid is out of shape. This isn't a new condition—he's been out of shape ever since his first concussion—but it's never been quite this bad. His time on the island took more out of him than he wants to admit. His sides are burning before he gets anywhere close to [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Curveball
Thorpe Island PierDavid Bernard sits at the end of the pier, conjuring orbs of darkness as he watches the ocean roll by. Robert Thorpe's artificial island is an impressive feat of engineering—in some places it's indistinguishable from the real thing—but here, at the end of the pier, something is different. He's [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
Thorpe Island PierDavid Bernard sits at the end of the pier, conjuring orbs of darkness as he watches the ocean roll by. Robert Thorpe's artificial island is an impressive feat of engineering—in some places it's indistinguishable from the real thing—but here, at the end of the pier, something is different. He's [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Curveball
Haruspex AnalyticsThe walls and floor of the long rectangular room are granite. The ceiling is covered in baroque plaster tiles. It is fancy, but empty: no furniture, nothing hanging from the walls. The only door leading into the room is plain, almost shabby. It's a simple, solid wood door, painted [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
Haruspex AnalyticsThe walls and floor of the long rectangular room are granite. The ceiling is covered in baroque plaster tiles. It is fancy, but empty: no furniture, nothing hanging from the walls. The only door leading into the room is plain, almost shabby. It's a simple, solid wood door, painted [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Curveball
Haruspex Analytics Situation Room“Article Thirteen.” Phyllis Tanner stands in front of Jason, arms folded, her face completely, utterly blank. Simon Yin sits in front of his laptop set up at the long table running down the middle of the Situation Room, and Michelle Lawrence stands, fidgeting nervously by the door. Neither [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Christopher B. Wright – Eviscerati.org
Haruspex Analytics Situation Room“Article Thirteen.” Phyllis Tanner stands in front of Jason, arms folded, her face completely, utterly blank. Simon Yin sits in front of his laptop set up at the long table running down the middle of the Situation Room, and Michelle Lawrence stands, fidgeting nervously by the door. Neither [...]
Fri, Dec 09, 2016
Source: Curveball
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
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
In this episode, we talk about whether the secret identity is still relevant, talk about the process of getting our books made into audiobooks, and ask why there are SO. MANY. SUPERINTELLIGENT. EVIL. GORILLAS. in DC comics. Seriously. Oh, and related to that, wouldn't “Implied Bestiality” be a great name for a [...]
Mon, Mar 28, 2016
Source: PCS Podcast
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