Tag Archives: science fiction

You are going to live forever by David Simpson


I think that I am going to live forever (or at least as long as I choose to). I also happen to think that you are going to live forever (or at least as long as you want).

Okay. So I am nuts, right? I must be part of some sort of whacko cult. Or maybe it’s just because I am a science fiction writer who has started to take his fiction a little too seriously?

Are you at least a little intrigued? No? Well, keep reading, because I promise that by the end of this post, you’ll at least have opened your mind to the possibility.

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Interview with Curtis Hox, author of ‘Bleedover’


As part of the ‘Bleedover Blog Tour’ I will be giving away a copy of the eBook to one lucky winner. You can enter here.

The author is also giving away a $50 Gift card to one lucky winner who will be chosen from across the blog tour. You can enter here.

Today, I interview author Curtis Hox today. I have also reviewed the book here. The book is a great amalgamation of both my favourite genres: Fantasy and SF.

Interview with Curtis Hox, author of ‘Bleedover’

Describe your book? What genre would you classify it into?
Technically it’s science fantasy. It uses tropes from both genres quite liberally. But during our soft launch we experimented with this terminology and had trouble with it. People on the boards didn’t seem that interested in the genre, which makes sense because it’s a narrow sub genre. So, we’re calling it science fiction and contemporary fantasy.

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Noah Zarc Blog Tour – Interview with the author, D. Robert Pease


As part of the Noah Zarc blog tour, I interview the author D. Robert Pease today. I have also reviewed the book here. As you go through the interview below, you’ll find that Robert’s personality is clearly reflected in his book as well, which means this interview is going to be as much fun as the book was!

So. without rambling on any more, let’s get started.

Describe your book? What genre do you consider your book?

Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble is a middle grade, science fiction adventure geared toward kids about nine to fourteen. It’s a retelling of the classic Noah’s Ark story from the Bible. And I mean that in the very loosest of terms. It can be more accurately stated it was “inspired” by the biblical account. The story is about a twelve-year-old boy from the 31st century who, along with his family, travels through time in a massive spaceship called the ARC (Animal Rescue Cruiser). Their mission is to repopulate Earth after some kind of cataclysm destroyed all life on the planet several hundred years in the past. Of course no adventure is complete without bumps along the road. Noah’s Mom and Dad both disappear and Noah and his brother Hamilton, and sister Sam have to figure out where and when they are, and come up with a way to rescue them. All the while they must avoid the family’s sworn enemy, Haon, who has made it his mission to stop the ARC project at all costs.

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Giveaway of ‘Bleedover’ by Curtis Hox and $50 Gift Card


Thank you everyone who entered the giveaway! The giveaway is now closed and the winner will be contacted by the author!

As part of the ‘Bleedover Blog Tour’ I will be giving away a copy of the eBook to one lucky winner.

The author is also giving away a $50 Gift card to one lucky winner who will be chosen from across the blog tour. The link to enter this giveaway is available below the entry form.

About the book:

An intriguing phenomenon in literature and arts.
A maverick professor’s quest to find answers.
And a discovery that will shock the world.

Books, TV, film, advertising. It’s all being mysteriously altered, and no one knows why. Dr. Harriet Sterling claims she understands, even if no one believes her. She calls it the New Phenomenon of Bleedover.
She’s alone, though, because the science establishment stands in her way. When trusted graduate students generate an apple out of thin air in a controversial bleedover project, the world takes notice. So does an old enemy thirsty for revenge, Corbin Lyell, who manipulates bleedover to hurtle monstrosities from the world of his pulp heroes, H.P. Lovecraft and R.E. Howard.
Dr. Sterling must stop Lyell’s apocalyptic plans, but with enemies on all sides undermining her discovery, can she succeed?
With a heady mixture of serious literature and genre fiction, Bleedover dazzles as a thought-provoking work of science fiction and contemporary fantasy that both inspires and entertains.

Giveaway of ONE copy of ‘Bleedover’

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  1. Only one entry per user.
  2. Giveaway is open internationally
  3. Entries will be open till February 15, 2012
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The Apocalypse Gene Tour: Interview with Olivya, Main Character of The Apocalypse Gene



THE APOCALYPSE GENE REVIEW

The Apocalypse Gene by Suki Michelle
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

When I picked up this book after looking at the description, I thought that it would be a run-of-the-mill dystopian novel. Boy was I wrong!

There were parts of the book which had me going, “What? That did not just happen! This is impossible.” There are some hard-to-believe segments in the book if you are expecting a normal story grounded in reality. But once you accept the fact that this is mainly a science fiction / fantasy novel, things start to get very interesting.
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Interview with Olivya Wright-Ono

Today, as part of The Apocalypse Gene Blog Tour, I talk with Olivya Wright-Ono who is the main character of ‘The Apocalypse Gene’ novel and ask her about her and her life after the Pandemic.  For those of you’ll who have no clue who Olivya is, she is the kick-ass protagonist of the novel ‘The Apocalypse Gene’, which is set in a dystopian future where a pandemic is raging and … well you will have to read the book to find out more.

So without any further delay, let’s get to the interview.

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