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New Release: Black Market

December 31, 2020 dkeener 0

Just in time for the new year, the Black Market anthology is available in ebook and trade paperback from Amazon (with hardcover to follow shortly). As you might expect from the title, each story has to feature a black market in some significant fashion. The tagline for the book is: […]

Black Market Anthology: Cover Reveal

Cover Reveal: Black Market

December 23, 2020 dkeener 0

This is the cover reveal for the awesome wraparound cover of the Black Market anthology. This is the fifth anthology published by the Hourlings Writing Group, comprised of a passionate collection of SF and Fantasy writers in Northern Virginia. The theme of the anthology is, obviously, black markets. However, I […]

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Fantastic Defenders: Hardcover Preview

February 16, 2020 dkeener 0

There’s a hardcover of my anthology, Fantastic Defenders, coming out in March. The anthology was edited by myself and Donna Royston, and was published in mid-2017 in the trade paperback and ebook formats. It’s sold well enough that Tannhauser Press is coming out with a hardcover edition. So, above, you’ll see a preview […]

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Forever Is Not Enough, Or How to Lose a Great Title

January 31, 2020 dkeener 0

Well, I have some…er…interesting news. Apparently great minds think alike. Some of you know that I’ve been working on the background for a themed anthology called The Forever House since early 2016. The concept is a shared setting, a sort of pan-dimensional tavern that can appear anywhere, and any time, […]

Proof for "The Curator"

Received Proof Copy of “The Curator”

December 9, 2018 dkeener 0

The proof of The Curator, the new anthology from the Hourlings Writing Group, arrived today just hours after the meeting. I really wanted to show it to folks at the meeting. Oh well. Anyway, it looks good. It will be reviewed and finalized this week. With any luck, the anthology […]

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Hardcover Discussions

November 7, 2018 dkeener 0

Breaking news. I’m currently in discussions to do a hardcover of Fantastic Defenders, the anthology that I co-edited with Donna Royston. It’s a fantasy anthology about heroes fighting against fantastical threats. I’ll have more news as the situation develops.

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Coming Soon: The Curator

October 27, 2018 dkeener 0

Coming soon! The Curator, an anthology about…artwork? Yes. And featuring my new novella, “Clash by Night,” a semi-military SF story about a heist in a futuristic, war-ravaged Brazil. Here’s the text from the back cover of this new anthology… Who is the Curator? And why is the Curator’s body in […]

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Look What Just Arrived…

March 30, 2018 dkeener 0

Hey, look what just arrived. It’s my latest delivery of Fantastic Defenders from CreateSpace. Another box of selling stock, 20 copies. As it turns out, just about every copy is already spoken for, so I actually need to order another box. This is, well, not a new edition, but I […]