Sidearm & Sorcery is Live

They are not fate-favored Chosen Ones. They have no super powers or tech-enhanced special abilities. They are ordinary men and women thrust into extraordinary circumstances by supernatural forces. All they have against the sorcerous powers of evil is their faith, their wits and their trusty sidearms. Sidearm & Sorcery: Volume 1 is out now as … Continue reading Sidearm & Sorcery is Live

Sidearm & Sorcery

COMING SOON The creator of STORYHACK Magazine is assembling an anthology of thrilling stories about ordinary people up against paranormal threats. LA BRUJA is my contribution to the collection. It's the tale of a New Orleans Police Detective joining forces with an Exorcist to rescue a young girl from the clutches of a demonic cult. … Continue reading Sidearm & Sorcery

It’s A Wonderful Tale

From INFOGALACTIC:  In February 1938 Stern awoke with the story in mind. Inspired by a dream that was reminiscent of the 1843 Charles Dickens novella A Christmas Carol, Stern wrote a 4,000 word short story called "The Greatest Gift". He began work on it in 1939 but didn't finish until 1943, and was then unable to find a publisher. He … Continue reading It’s A Wonderful Tale

Leiningen Versus the Ants – My Tale of Gold!

Sci-fi Grand Master  John C. Wright  has put forth a wonderful notion he names the  BOOK OF GOLD, a novel that comes to a young reader when they need it most. Breaking through whatever gloom enshrouds them, said golden book beats back the darkness with the pure sunshine of wonder. Even if the precious reprieve from … Continue reading Leiningen Versus the Ants – My Tale of Gold!

The Quest for Saint Aquin – A Short Story

I always have an eye out for sci fi stories and novels that feature Catholicism in some way or another, for good or for ill. Recently, I came across The Quest for Saint Aquin, an oldie pulpy written by  Anthony Boucher. The story, first published in 1951 in New Tales of Space and Time eventually won inclusion … Continue reading The Quest for Saint Aquin – A Short Story

Phillip K Dick’s ‘The Pre-Persons’

Phillip K Dick has to have the distinction of being the science fiction writer with the most movies made from his works. Blade Runner, Minority Report and Total Recall are probably the best known of the lot. The Pre-Persons, the short story you can read by clicking the link below, has never been adapted into … Continue reading Phillip K Dick’s ‘The Pre-Persons’