Monthly Archives: October 2010

Read This Week

Been a while since I’ve added a ‘read this week’ post… – Tanya Huff – The Enchantment Emporium. I enjoyed this urban fantasy and its fun and quirky cast of characters and bizarre take on magic. This is the first Tanya Huff novel I’ve read and has me eager to read her other work. – […]

Writers of the Future ‘gear’ has arrived

A couple days late to be used as props for my Writers of the Future panel at Pure Speculation but I am glad to have finally received my extra copies of Writers of the Future 26, the trophy, and most importantly the framed print with Rebecca Gleason’s illustration for my story ‘Digital Rights’. For those […]

Pure Speculation

Pure Speculation 2010 wrapped up yesterday. A great event, the panels I attended were all interesting, well worth the time. Friday night watched a reading (written by Virginia O’Dine) based on Robert J. Sawyer’s novel Rollback and that was quite entertaining. On Saturday Robert J. Sawyer and Tanya Huff discussed their different experiences having their […]

Everything you need to know about Brent (not really)

I’m heading off to the Pure Speculation conference for the weekend. This is an orientation for those who are stumbling onto my website for the first time: 1. Me! Me! Me! I have a page for my current bio and another listing my published stories which has links to where my stories can be found […]

Battletech The Crescent Hawk’s Inception

This was one of my favorite games growing up and for some reason I’m feeling nostalgic about it. Please, somebody, remake this game. Soonish. Thanks.

Empire Avenue – Recommended Influencers

Last week the social network Empire Avenue added a new feature highlighting other users on the site that you might be interested in following or buying shares in. I’m really liking this new feature. It has been several weeks since my last Empire Avenue post but I’ve still been active on the site though maybe […]

Project Healing Waters

Through some folks I’ve met on Empire Avenue I’ve learned of “Project Healing Waters / Trout Unlimited Edmonton Dinner & Auction” From their website: Your support of the 2010 Northern Lights Auction and Dinner supports the Cold Water Conservation initiatives of Trout Unlimited Edmonton Chapter in addition to providing the dedicated funding necessary to provide […]

A Ragman’s Vow now available on AnthologyBuilder

My story “A Ragman’s Vow” which originally appeared in On Spec a few years ago (and then later reprinted in A Thousand Faces) is now available on AnthologyBuilder. This story is definitely one of my favorites and has been reviewed quite favorably (including a mention from Rich Horton). I now have four stories on AnthologyBuilder […]

Emancipated Worlds Saga

I’d like to draw your attention to Brad R. Torgersen, a fellow winner of the Writers of the Future Contest. He has started posting his military sci-fi novel to his blog, with new chapters added weekly. Check it out and if you like what you read go pick up the November issue of Analog with […]