Paul’s Writing Blog
Welcome to Paul’s writing blog! Here you’ll find teasers and announcements for upcoming books and stories he’s working on.
Today, March 7th, is the last day of the Read An Ebook Week sale at Smashwords. Click any book cover below to see its page on Smashwords.
Today, March 1st, brings the beginning of another annual Smashwords promotion: Read An Ebook Week. Once more we are participating in this event, and we hope you’ll join us. There’s a lot of discounted books on the Smashwords website all week long, until the 7th of March. During this promotion, you can grab completely free copies of Scribings, Vol 1 and The Sol-Bect War, Part 1. All of our other books are discounted at 50% off, so each can be yours for only $1.50 each this week.
While writing my post yesterday about my word count statistics, I ran some other numbers through the ol’ spreadsheet and came up with some other interesting facts. I made these word count statistics by highlighting the actual stories, so if you compare to word counts at places like Smashwords, it won’t match up… I didn’t want to include things like copyright text and author biographies in these counts.
We just published our latest anthology at Smashwords this morning! It should show up in the Kindle store later today and will start appearing at other ebook retailers over the next few weeks (Apple, Sony, etc).
Genre: Science Fiction (Cyberpunk) / Anthology (multiple authors)
For a while now, we’ve been working on stories for the second volume of The Terran Shift Anthology. Scheduled for release at the end of this month, this volume currently includes seven stories from five authors. All stories are set in the Bio-Tech Era of the Terran Shift Universe, a plausible near-future where humanity’s dependence on technology has expanded to every facet of life.
Routine hacking jobs, nanobot plagues, casual cryonic freezing, virtual lives, and fighter jets with vulnerable computer uplinks. From Singapore to Mwanza to the liberated city-state of New Seattle, people use technology to augment every part of their lives. Some install computer hardware in their heads so they can link directly to the Internet. Some wear glasses so they can navigate city streets with GPS satellite data, allowing them to remain online indefinitely. Some enhance their Net connections with a new psychedelic narcotic that allows them to access data with all senses.
This title is scheduled for release on December 30th, 2013 as an ebook at Smashwords and Amazon Kindle.
If you can’t wait to get immersed in this universe, you can start with Volume 1, which is on sale at Smashwords until December 31st.
Click here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/253210
Or visit the Terran Shift Anthology, Vol 1 page for links to a sample PDF and other ebook retailers.