Top 10 Themes of My New Cyberpunk Sci-Fi (Liquid Cool: The Series)

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There are a lot of sub-genres in science fiction and I’ll be writing in quite a few of them. However, for Liquid Cool, my sci-fi detective thriller series I chose cyberpunk. But it’s my cyberpunk reimagined! Authors like Philip K. Dick, William Gibson, and Neal Stephenson are the most famous and the singular greatest movie of the genre is Sir …

18 Months of Liquid Cool: What I Learned

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I started my published author career with the After Eden Series and then added The Sleepy Hollow Horrors series two years later. It was the end of 2014 when I mapped out what my next series would be. I had planned four of them, one of which was the Liquid Cool series. So far it has been overwhelmingly the most successful …

Liquid Cool Release Explosion: The Electric Sheep Massacre!

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I loved Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep. The classic sci-fi movie Blade Runner is loosely based on the story, but they are both great works in their own separate mediums. You can always tell when something has an impact on the culture. In this case, we have all heard of the term “electric sheep.” So that …

Liquid Cool Release Explosion: NeuroDancer!

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This month’s three-part blog post continues with the scoop on the next Liquid Cool series release of Book Three: NeuroDancer! I have a confession to make. I have never read the William Gibson novel, Neuromancer, considered to be the classic that launched the sci-fi genre, cyberpunk. I tried to read it twice, but like Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash, I couldn’t get …

Liquid Cool Release Explosion: Blade Gunner!

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My Liquid Cool new release explosion is next month! Liquid Cool Book Two: Blade Gunner will be here! The response to my sci-fi/cyberpunk, private detective series has been phenomenal and I haven’t even begun the real promotion for the series. The simple reason was I only had the debut novel. But in March 2017, there will be four novels! Yes, it’s …

Thy Kingdom Fall: Series Overview

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The After Eden Series will be seven or eight main books, but it is also divided into two volumes. Thy Kingdom Fall (Book 1) begins the “Genesis of World War III” volume and this year’s release of Red Halo (Book 5) will end that volume. The next volume is the explosion of World War III. The After Eden Series (Chronological …

Thy Kingdom Fall: How Bad is Bad?

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When we think of world wars, this is the image we think of. But the coming war in the After Eden series will be “worse”–“A-bombs are so 20th century.” “We’re the people of the future and we can be more “creative” in our global wars.” And that’s exactly what they do. America will transform from majority religious to majority irreligious …

Thy Kingdom Fall and Prophecy

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April 4, 2013 is when I became a published author. I hadn’t written a word of fiction in over 15 years and then I released Thy Kingdom Fall, Book 1 of my epic, international, science fiction After Eden series (subtitled: The Genesis of World War III). Four months later, I released Stars and Scorpions, Book 2 of the series. These …

World building Part II: The (Sexy) Cyberpunk Way of Liquid Cool

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Atmosphere In my futuristic After Eden series, there are no hover-craft. Terrorism concerns prevent any future of flying cars in cities—except for quasi ones that simply hover above the street. However, in Liquid Cool, it’s quite the opposite. Hover-cars, hover-trucks, hover-bikes, jet-packed police—the sky is filled with something or someone flying around. Both are futuristic realities and believable, but completely …

World building Part I: The (Sexy) Cyberpunk Way of Liquid Cool

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A couple of weeks ago, I attended a WGF (Writers Guild Foundation) event here in Los Angeles. It was a live sit-down interview with writer-producer Frank Spotnitz. He produced/executive produced eight of the nine seasons of THE X-FILES, including writing more than 40 episodes and oversaw the writer’s room.  He worked on multiple series, but of particular interest to me …