Fantasy

Non-Superhero Comics: What’s Worth Reading?

May 30, 2018 dkeener 0

Every time you turn around, there’s another superhero movie playing at the local multiplex: Back Panther, Avengers, Thor, Deadpool, Justice League, etc. They’re all based on comic books. More specifically, superhero comic books. But…what if you’re not into superheroes? Or what if you like them just fine, but you’d like […]

The Music of Mars by George G. Moore

George G. Moore Signing

April 12, 2018 dkeener 0

My friend George Moore is having a signing for his new book, The Music of Mars on Saturday, April 21, from 11 AM to 2 PM. It’s being held at Comic Logic Books and Artwork, located at: 44031 Ashburn Shopping Plz, # 281, Ashburn, Virginia 20147. Come check out the […]

Coming Soon

What Is Dave Working On?

April 1, 2018 dkeener 0

One of the most common questions writers get is: What are you working on? For most writers, that’s an easy question to answer. They just start talking about their current Work-In-Progress, or WIP. From my day job in the Information Technology world, I’m used to multi-tasking. Due to years of […]

Book Delivery

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 […]

The Ur-Bar

Second Round: Cover Art Reveal

March 3, 2018 dkeener 0

This is the cover art for the upcoming anthology, Second Round: A Return to the Ur-Bar. This fabulous picture was created by Justin Adams of Varia Studios. The anthology features stories set in a mystical bar that appears at different times and places throughout history, with Gilgamesh cursed to be […]

Fantastic Defenders

Fantastic Defenders: Tuning a Cover

January 1, 2018 dkeener 0

When we launched “Fantastic Defenders,” the first volume of our new Worlds Enough anthology series, we were never quite as happy with the cover as we’d hoped. The issue wasn’t with the cover art, which we thought was both excellent and well worth the money we’d paid (that’s how you […]

A Typical Meeting

Meetup: Yet Another Disappointing Update

December 19, 2017 dkeener 0

I’m a member of a writing group that uses Meetup to promote our group and organize our meetings. I have come to the general conclusion that the folks at Meetup are totally clueless about the business they’re in. Despite the fact that people are paying to promote and manage their […]

Profile: Carlitos Paiva

Profile: Carlitos Paiva

November 7, 2017 dkeener 0

Carlitos Paiva is the villain in my upcoming novella, “Rise or Die” (Editorial Note: Later renamed to “Clash by Night” when it was published in an anthology). In 2114, he and his hand-picked unit are military advisors in Brazil during a long, long civil war. Unfortunately, he’s working for the […]

Foreclosure

October 31, 2017 dkeener 0

Here’s a Halloween story called “Foreclosure,” which was created according to some very exacting microfiction rules. It tells a complete Halloween story in just 101 words, including the title.

Profile: Emily Dunkirk

Profile: Emily Dunkirk

October 30, 2017 dkeener 0

Emily Dunkirk is the lead character in my upcoming novella, “Rise or Die” (Editorial Note: Later renamed to “Clash by Night” when it was published in an anthology). In 2114, she’s an art curator working for the Monumentalists, an international organization devoted to rescuing the world’s lost and stolen artworks. […]