Explosion

Emergency Re-Hosting

September 9, 2021 dkeener 0

Thanks to the depredations of GoDaddy, my web hosting company is going away. I will be re-hosting all of my websites and my writing archive on an emergency basis over the next week.

Bullets, Beer & Gear

Bullets, Beer & Gear

August 29, 2021 dkeener 0

Check out this faux newsletter from the “Inflection Point” series. It’s really an equipment compendium disguised as a faux “in-universe” opinionated newsletter from Jo Jo’s Ironmongery.

Call for Submissions: Fantastic Detectives

Fantastic Detectives: Submissions Needed

August 24, 2021 dkeener 2

The Call for Submissions for “Fantastic Detectives,” a new anthology from the editing team of Donna Royston and David Keener, is now available. We’re looking for stories about crimes and mysteries in fantasy settings, particularly “second world” fantasy settings.

Infiltration Boat

Preview: Clash by Night

August 19, 2021 dkeener 0

Check out this preview, a brief excerpt from “Clash by Night,” a military SF story about a behind-enemy-lines artwork heist.

Hourlings Podcast E34: World-Building - Generation Ship

Hourlings Podcast E34: World-Building – Generation Ship (54m)

June 12, 2021 dkeener 0

The Daedalus Seven is a vast generation ship with multiple, diverse habitats on a doomed, never-ending voyage. David Keener designed the ship, then challenged our inestimable writers with a serious world-building exercise. Their mission is to design the civilizations, flora, fauna, and geographical conditions of the ship’s remaining habitable areas. And then brainstorm about the types of stories that might occur on the ship.

Hourlings Podcast Project

Hourlings Podcast: May 2021 Episodes

June 5, 2021 dkeener 0

Here are the May episodes of the Hourlings Podcast, featuring our awesome crew of working indie writers. From heroic archetypes to Happy Hour, from dialogue to brainstorming, and even getting an agent…the May episodes cover real topics for real writers.

Kindle Create

Producing an Ebook Using Kindle Create

May 13, 2021 dkeener 0

Learn how to produce ebooks for Amazon using their new preferred method, which is Kindle Create. You’ll use this to create a KPF file, which you’ll upload to Amazon KDP as your ebook source.

Daedalus Seven Interior

Voyage of the Daedalus Seven, Part 2

April 7, 2021 dkeener 0

The Daedalus Seven is a vast generation ship with multiple, diverse habitats on a doomed, never-ending voyage. Your mission is to design the civilizations, flora, fauna, and geographical conditions of the ship’s remaining habitable areas. Part 2 of a three-part world-building exercise.