Outer Space HeaderHey Space Cadets, how’re y’all doing today?  I am doing fine – laughing with my family about the Area 51 mime.  Which got me to thinking – not that is not my brain smoking… where was I?  Oh yes, I got to thinking it would be great to do an Area 51 Anthology.  So, after talking to my admin staff (you know the wife) we decided to go for it.  So below you will see the details of my call for short stories for this anthology. Continue reading

Alien Days Anthology


Hey Space Cadets, today is a good day! My short story was published today as a part of the Alien Days: A Castrum Press Anthology. It was co-written with my former editor in 2017 and later discovered on a thumb drive. When Corey Truax and I heard of the call for this anthology, we had to submit our story! Now here we are, proud contributors to this kick-ass anthology! It was a lot of fun to write, we hope you have as much fun reading it!

This anthology is a multi-author anthology with thrilling tales of aliens, invasions, artificial intelligence, friendship, deceit, and extinction. A combination which Continue reading

Call for ARC Readers


Hey Space Cadets, I wanted to let you about a chance to get a free copy of one of the anthologies I’ll be in later this year. We’re looking for ARC readers to get advanced copies of the Aliens Anthology being put out by Castrum Press! I’ve mentioned that I was submitting one of my short stories, and it was accepted! Are you interested in reading this and sharing your opinions about it on launch day. If so, email me at and we’ll get you added to the list! Continue reading

Nebula Award – Say What?


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Hey Space Cadets, I wanted to share some amazing news with you! One of the authors, Richard Fox, in the military science fiction anthology I published, Backblast Area Clear: A Military Science Fiction Anthology, has made the official nomination list for the 2019 Nebula Award! That’s right, Bayonet Books, also known as the name of my press, has hit the big time. Sorta? I mean, sure I’m riding his coattails and stealing his thunder, but Continue reading

Title: Tales of Sales, Day 2


Hey Space Cadets, I hope you’re having an awesome day! I’m doing great and have some amazing news to share with you! My anthology, Backblast Area Clear, A Mil SF Anthology, is on sale for $0.99. It’s a countdown deal, so get it while it’s hot because this price won’t last long! Continue reading

Book Review: A Fistful of Credits


Hey Space Cadets, how’re you doing?  I’m good, working on finalizing the edits on a short story and starting writing my super secret book. Meanwhile, I’m still reading and wanted to share what I’ve enjoyed lately. Here is the next installment in my series of book reviews.  I’ve just finished editing the final book of  the Sleeping Legion Series, which is with Boss Man for final approval, and am working on editing a short story that was accepted into The Expanding Universe 3 Anthology.  Finally, I have two recent publications to recommend to you. If you haven’t read it, Operation Breakout and a Four Horsemen Anthology, For a Few Credits More are available on Amazon.

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Anthology Submission


Hello Space Cadets, how are you today?  I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, mine was a busy one.  My wife is studying for her exams so my sons and I are having boy time!  We will play some Halo, go for a walk, play backgammon and generally goof off.  Today I wanted to remind you of an opportunity to get published in an upcoming anthology with Tickety Boo Press Ltd..  These stories must be about the Roswell Incident, where a supposed alien crashed, the Area 51 Conspiracy or anything else you can come up with to link into the theme.  If you have questions, go on over to their site and ask away!  The deadline is February 28th, 2017 and the story should be in the 2-5k range.  Hope this finds you well, and serves as your big break!!  If you do submit, and it gets picked up, come on back and we can share in the good news together!!  Just click here and you’ll be able to read the submission guidelines!  Interviews and free press from all of my imaginary friends in the audience!  


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Until next time, stay frosty and don’t forget to keep your powder dry!




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