Anne Wheeler grew up with her nose in a book but earned two degrees in aviation before it occurred to her she was allowed to write her own. Fascinated with space travel from an early age, science fiction was a natural fit. When not working, moving, or writing her next novel, she can be found planning her next escape to the desert. She currently lives in Georgia with her husband, son, and herd of cats.
I'm a lifetime Northeasterner, and I currently live in New York City, where I write from my apartment...and continue to fill small notebooks with ideas for future books. I've been reading science fiction and fantasy for just about as long as I've been reading, so, of course, when I started to write, that's where I ended up. It's been a great ride so far!
My tastes as a reader are fairly varied and eclectic, but I'd say my favorites are military and dystopian science fiction, space opera, alternate history, and epic fantasy, usually a little bit gritty. I also read a lot of non-fiction, mostly history. I write a lot of science fiction with military themes, but also other SF and some fantasy as well. I like complex characters and lots of backstory and action. Honestly, I think world-building is the heart of science fiction and fantasy, and since that is what I've always been drawn to as a reader, that is what I write.
Among other things, I write the bestselling Crimson Worlds series and the Far Stars series published by Harper Voyager.
I've been an investor and real estate developer for a long time (mostly retired from it now), a fiction author more recently. When I'm not writing, I enjoy traveling, running, hiking, reading. I love hearing from readers and always answer emails. I think you stop growing as a writer if you stop listening to those who read your books.
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I look at the night skies, at the stars and planets, and I dream of what will someday be humanity's home. I imagine a future where we have stretched out into the stars, discovering new worlds, and new beauty. These dreams have come to life in the series of books coming to life in the world of Aeon 14.
Rika's Marauders - An Aeon 14 series
The events of the Rika's Marauders series occur during the New Canaan time span in The Orion War series. This series may be read at any time after reading Destiny Lost, New Canaan, or Orion RisingRikaa
About M. D. Cooper & Aeon 14
M. D. Cooper is a New York Times bestselling author who has envisioned a rich future for humanity,one where planet-sized megastructures house trillions of humans, but traveling between the stars still takes decades, or even centuries.
Fans of Alastair Reynolds, Honor Harrington, The Expanse, or Elizabeth Moon's Vatta's Warwill feel right at home in this, the first book of the Rika's Marauders series.
What is Aeon 14?
The universe of Aeon 14 is based on the premise that advanced, intelligent, starfaring life takes 14 billion years to evolve. In astronomy an aeon is a billion years. In Aeon 14, humanity is at the leading edge of this evolution in the Milky Way Galaxy.
Humanity and the AIs they have created spread out amongst the stars and find that they are alone, though it may not always be that way...
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J. N. Chaney is an American science fiction author, gamer, blogger, and couch enthusiast. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Creative Writing from Florida State University, he enlisted in the United States Air Force, and went on to acquire his Master’s Degree. It was during this time that he began work on his debut novel The Amber Project. He has since become a full time writer, specializing in sci-fi, speculative, and dystopian literature. His bestselling Renegade Star space opera series continues to expand with 11 books to date!
David Sakmyster is an award-winning author who has more than a dozen novels published, including a series about psychic archaeologists (described as "Indiana Jones meets The X-Files") starting with the book THE PHAROS OBJECTIVE. He also has an epic historical adventure, SILVER AND GOLD, the suspense novels CRESCENT LAKE, BLINDSPOTS and N.D.E, and a forthcoming story collection, ESCAPE PLANS. His screenplay, Nightwatchers, has been optioned for production.
Visit him at www.sakmyster.com.
Aided by an abundance of Sci-Fi characters with supernatural powers, Bestselling Sci-Fi author Christian Kallias has a secret. He lives two lives. One in the real world and one inside his own creations, in worlds where he can lay down the foundation of his universes for both his and your enjoyment. Guess which world he prefers?
Christian Kallias is the bestselling author of the award-winning Universe in Flames Space Opera series.
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I am an author and a Bible teacher. The Bible is -- by far -- my favorite book. I read it regularly in the original languages (Greek and Hebrew) and several literal English translations, frequently in the German (usually the Elberfelder) and the Greek OT (the Septuagint), and occasionally in the Latin. The areas of study that fascinate me the most include Bible languages, eschatology (prophecy), apologetics, ancient history (particularly ancient catastrophism), and electric universe cosmology.
Currently my wife, Nita, and I reside in Harvey, ND, where I share in the ministry of the Word at Harvey Gospel Chapel. We have four children, all of whom are married, and ten grandchildren. We live in an older fixer-upper that we have largely remodeled.
My work experience is extremely varied --- my brother-in-law once teased me that I should write a book called "101 Occupations." I have been, among other things, an Airborne Ranger, a cook, a waiter, a meat cutter, a carpenter, a mason tender, a painter, a remodeler, a janitor, a food-service delivery driver, a truck driver, a farm hand, a factory worker in numerous settings, a sawmill hand, a lumber yard hand, a security guard, a car salesman, an insurance salesman, a daytrader, a Jiffy Lube tech, and a propane truck driver. My current job is delivering newspapers. I also designed and built a 3600' square foot, square-timber log home which we enjoyed for ten years.
I am a man of simple pleasures: backpacking, hiking, campfires, mountains, sunrises and sunsets, thunderstorms, starry skies, northern lights, coffee, dark chocolate, reading, friends, and good conversation. My favorite genres of music include the whisper of the wind in the pines, the call of Canadian geese, the cry of the loon, the bugle of a bull elk, hymns, worship music, and classical music. When I really get a strong itch for adventure, I like to climb mountains --- over the years I have managed to climb Mt. Rainier once and Granite Peak in Montana three times. Next up? Maybe a fourteener with my son Noah in Colorado.
"One short life to be a good soldier; One long eternity to be a fulfilled human being."
"Eyes wide open, brain engaged, heart on fire."
"Athanasius contra mundum."
Go beyond First Contact: The ‘Milijun’ Series
As a youngster growing up in the cobbled streets of Stockport, UK, Clayton Graham read a lot of Science Fiction. He loved the ‘old school’ masters such as HG Wells, Jules Verne, Isaac Asimov and John Wyndham. As he left those formative years behind, he penned short stories when he could find a rare quiet moment amidst life’s usual distractions.
He settled in Victoria, Australia, in 1982. A retired aerospace engineer who worked in structural design and research, Clayton has always had an interest in Science Fiction and where it places humankind within a universe we are only just starting to understand.
Clayton loves animals, including well behaved pets, and all the natural world, and is a member of Australian Geographic.
Combining future science with the paranormal is his passion. He hopes you can share the journey.
You can see all Clayton Graham’s books and join his once a month spam-free mailing list at https://claytongraham.com.au and get a free copy of highly-acclaimed short story collection ‘Silently in the Night’. Whilst there, you will also find updates on new releases, and access to blogs on world-wide mysteries and fascinating places.
You can also follow on Twitter at @CGrahamSciFi.
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Natalie writes science fiction, fantasy and dystopian novels for teens and adults. She is the author of HALF, an award-winning science fiction series, and The Akasha Chronicles, a young adult fantasy trilogy. She lives in the high desert of Tucson, Arizona with her husband, teen daughter, and two cat overlords.
Natalie spends her time writing, reading, geeking out over nerd culture and cool science, and spending too much time on Pinterest. She travels throughout the western US as a guest author, panelist, and exhibitor at comic cons and book festivals. She also enjoys international travel for leisure.
Natalie has an undergraduate degree in art education and practiced law before retiring to fulfill her lifetime dream of being a full-time writer. She grew up in rural Ohio and attended Kenyon College and The Ohio State University.
My dog, Jess and I hike in fabulous woods every day, rain or shine, sleet or snow. Having an adventurous nature, I learned to fly small cessnas in NJ, hang-glide in New Zealand, kayak in Pennsylvania, ski in New York, scuba dive with great white sharks in Australia, dig up dinosaur bones in Montana, sky dive in Indiana, and raft a class four river in Tasmania. I'm an avid gardener, amateur photographer, and dabbler in watercolors and graphic arts. Yet through my entire life, my first love has and always will be writing novels. I love to create interesting characters, set them loose, and scribe what happens.
You may think of yourself in plural, if you like. For oher versions of you live on the various universes.
Also, be aware universes collapse and blossom all the time. So, you could go through several versions of yourself in a single, trying day.
Have you ever arrived at work, with no memory of actually driving to your place of work? If the answer is YES, that means your universe and another similar universe collapsed into one, and sorry to say, you got the job.
Not to worry, while a bit disturbing, this is completely natural. Someday, long in the future, there will come a time when only one universe will remain. And that is what this story is about. There is a force of evil who wants to make the final universe a horrid place to live, while another group of Gods want it to be a lovely place. But neither the Evil creeps, nor the good Gods can succeed without help from the people on all the universes that came before it.
In your universe and those most similar to it, there are cute little water babies in a different dimension, They turn out to be brilliant, all because a very lazy, poorly behaving ‘god’ didn’t do his job properly. Not surprising since he’s actually working for Side Evil. Now with brilliant beings to assist, the good, but somewhat irritable God, Zousan, finally has a chance to win the last universe!
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The God Zousan is determined to create a better multiverse than his father's. To ensure he fails, his despicable father, Cronus, has filled Zousan's crew with deadbeats and saboteurs.
Meet Chris Stoesen:
While I still have a day job, I have been writing for quite a while. Mostly historical works but have been writing some fiction as of late. I am currently concentrating on a Military Science Fiction series - The New Glasgow War - on sale now.
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Michael Eves Shaffer began writing in 2014 and the following year released Firing Of The Crucible. Described by BookViral as "an original and ambitious debut with much promise," his Phoenix Empire Series has also been praised as “The Best In Epic Military Science Fiction”.
A former Army Reserve Military Policeman and enlisted Army Calvary Scout Shaffer is no stranger to adventure and danger with active service taking him deep behind enemy lines.
Writer and accomplished illustrator his additional works include Attila The Runner, Forging Of The Blade and Quenching Of The Blade in the epic Phoenix Empire series.
M. D. Cooper is a New York Times bestselling author who has envisioned a rich future for humanity, one where planet-sized megastructures house trillions of humans, but traveling between the stars still takes decades, or even centuries.
Fans of Ringworld, Honor Harrington, The Expanse, or Elizabeth Moon's Vatta's War will feel right at home in the Aeon 14 universe, and in this, the first book of the Sentience Wars: Origins series.
Christian Kallias was born in Geneva, Switzerland. As his surname suggests, he has Greek roots and often dreams of life in Greece. The rest of the time, he plots space operas and fantasy stories at home in Switzerland.
Always more stories to tell, new adventures to experience--Veronica's personal motto is, "Never boring."
Meet Award-Winning Sci-Fi Author Ray Jay Perreault & the Thrilling Virus/Earth II Series!
Ray is taking almost 40 years in Aerospace and creating Science Fiction that has rich characters in situations you can relate to. He flew in the United States Air Force for 10 years and traveled to 27 countries. He then spent almost 30 years working for Northrop Grumman on some of the most classified programs in the world including the B-2 Bomber.
The Virus/Earth II series (4 Bks released, Bk 5 July 8) takes mankind from almost extinction to exploring the universe. The series has many characters, subplots and carries the survivors of a suspicious virus forward to a position spanning solar systems and interacting with friendly and hostile aliens.
This series introduces SIMPOC The First Thinking Computer and Julius another thinking computer which operates on a different agenda.