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Cassie walked next to him. “How many of you are there?” His mouth twisted and he cocked his head. “About… five or six thousand. We've got three different colonies on this world, all pretty close. I can't say exact numbers for all of them, but that's about right. We've been sneaking [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
This entry is part of 42 in the series CurrentThe studio audience roared to life as the applause lights went on and a dark red blur appeared from offstage. Really, the sign wasn't so much an instruction as much as a floodgate, as they were all more than willing to [...]
Mon, Aug 21, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Katuk glanced toward the poles with no noticeable interest, his dark eyes flicking from one to the other. “They're low energy use, air permeable shields optimized for worlds with large, ground dwelling animals. You'll note that they've also made use of the air protection as well.” I looked up. Glittering lines [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
I checked with the ship and could see Crawls-Through-Desert next to the refrigerator sized box in the ship's cabin. In a moment, it was floating out the hatch next to him. I could see that as good news given how much space it freed up, but at the same time, [...]
Mon, Aug 14, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
Jadzen blinked and her mouth tightened. I guessed that people didn't argue with her under normal circumstances. Before I could say anything, Jaclyn started talking. “We don't want to argue, but we've got our orders. We're supposed to escort you here, but we're also supposed to stay until reinforcements come. My [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017
Source: Jim Zoetewey – The Legion of Nothing
This entry is part 1 of 42 in the series Current“I know what you're going to ask me.” Lisa Ortega looked up from where she'd been absently stirring her coffee and ignoring the blackberry cobbler in front of her, startled. “I'm sorry, what? …I mean what makes you say I [...]
Mon, Aug 07, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
Hey guys. So I have internet installation finally scheduled for this Thursday, but never trust an ISP about this stuff. If I don't get internet this week, my new schedule at work is going to keep me from getting to the library to upload an update until next Wednesday, so [...]
Sun, Aug 06, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
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
This entry is part 2 of 42 in the series Current“It's so good of you boys to come by to see him tonight. We're interviewing new lab assistants over at the college, but… it didn't feel right to leave him all alone after all that happened.” Atalaya Utt had just [...]
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Source: Landon Porter – ParadoxOmni.net
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 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
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