Black Tide Rising - by John Ringo

I’m Reading…the Black Tide Rising Series

August 20, 2017 dkeener 0

Since I’m working on a zombie story of my own for Martin Wilsey’s upcoming anthology, Whispers of the Apoc, I’ve been reading a LOT of zombie fiction lately. In this case, I’ve just re-read the Black Tide Rising series by John Ringo. The premise is simple. There’s a zombie apocalypse […]

Fantastic Defenders

David Keener’s Writing Life

July 8, 2017 dkeener 0

I want to be able to post about my writing on Facebook. But I don’t want to be that guy who does nothing but spam his erstwhile friends and family. When faced with a dilemma, I look to other writers for solutions. Professional writers like Susan Kaye Quinn and others. […]

Hourlings Writing Group

Hourlings at Work

July 4, 2017 dkeener 0

In 2014, I became a charter member of the Loudoun Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers, a spin-off from a more general-focused writing group. With weekly meetings every Sunday morning, the group has been like bootcamp for the SF/Fantasy writers associated with the group, including myself. Participating on Meetup as the […]

Fantastic Defenders

I’m Always Amazed…

June 22, 2017 dkeener 0

I sold two books today. Personally, and unexpectedly. And this isn’t the first time. But I’m still always amazed when it happens. It’s gotten to the point that I just keep a box in my car with copies of each of the books I’ve published. This isn’t hard, since I’ve […]

Books for Sale

Book Signing in Manassas, VA

June 16, 2017 dkeener 0

Come see me and Martin Wilsey, my partner in crime, tomorrow at a book signing in Manassas, VA. It’s tomorrow, June 17th, from 1:00 – 4:00 PM.

Three Hoarsemen Interview

June 14, 2017 dkeener 0

Donna Royston, Martin Wilsey and I were interviewed a week ago for Episode 44 of the Three Hoarsemen podcast. We got to discuss our anthology, Worlds Enough: Fantastic Defenders, in our various roles as editors or, in Marty’s case, as the publisher (Tannhauser Press) of the volume. We had a […]

Plan

My Indie Publishing Plan

March 12, 2013 dkeener 0

I was talking with my friend, Don Anderson, at lunch today about the state of the publishing industry. I’ve been doing a lot of research lately into this subject because I’m trying to jump-start a second career as an SF writer. Frankly, publishing is in turmoil — and any time […]

David Keener Speaks at AOL

Who Am I?

September 11, 2011 dkeener 0

My name is David Keener. I’m a liberal, creative writer and artist expressing myself in written stories, drawings, videos and public speaking (with an emphasis on storytelling). I’m a long-time science fiction and fantasy fan, a dedicated movie buff, a member of Toastmasters (a non-profit organization dedicated to educating people […]