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John Carter of Mars: A Much Needed Character Evolution

John Carter of Mars. The one time that Disney took something and made it better. And then they squandered it.

A day in the life 5/20/2022

Writing progress on new project. CorgiSan says “I regret nothing. I learned nothing. I’m not a bit sorry.”

Excerpt from Resilience, coming June 7, 2022 in Robosoldiers

Excerpt from my short story, Resilience (part of Robosoldiers edited by Stephen Lawson) coming June 7, 2022. Baen Books.

Review: The Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn

Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn is a recommended read. It gets so much right, including what it what was like to survive under the abomination of communism.

Liberty Island Interview

Ravages of Honor is “…THAT book, the one that we’re driven to write because it’s the story we wanted to read and no one was writing it so we have to write it ourselves.”

Terra Nova is OUT NOW

Terra Nova: The Wars of Liberation out now. A great collection of stories set in Tom Kratman’s Carrera series. @BaenBooks

eARC of Terra Nova: The Wars of Liberation available now

Baen books released the eARC* (electronic advance reader copy) for Tom Kratman’s Carreraverse anthology, Terra Nova: The Wars of Liberation, yesterday.

This anthology includes stories by Kacey Ezell, Mike Massa, Rob Hampson. Chris Smith (Christopher L. Smith), Peter Grant, Chris Nutall, Justin Watson
Monalisa Foster, Alex Macris, Lawrence Railey, and Tom Kratman.

brown and black revolver

The Perils of Gun Pedantry

What does a character know, and when does she know it?