Book Review: Exordium: The Phoenix in Flight by Sherwood Smith and Dave Trowbridge

On August 23, 2012, in Book Review, Paul Weimer, by Paul Weimer

    Across the galaxy from Lost Earth, the youngest, dissolute and disreputable scion of the noble house that rules a stellar empire flees his responsibilities, his privileges and station on the eve of the ceremony marking his maturity.  Little does the ne’er-do-well Brandon know, however, that at the same time, a plot decades in the […]

ATFMB – eBooks

On April 26, 2012, in ATFMB, by Patrick Hester

Welcome to All Things From My Brain. eBooks. Ugh. Recently paid $13 for an eBook. I know, I know – you’re thinking, “What the Hell?”  Me too. I did it because I was curious about the author, Elmore Leonard, whose stories about a U.S. Marshall named Raylan Givens, served as inspiration for the FX TV […]

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Episode 060 – Mur Lafferty

On June 7, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

In the 60th episode of the Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester and John Anealio welcome back Mur Lafferty, author, podcast pioneer and all around awesome person.  John and Mur chat at Balticon about: kickstarter campaigns, crowd funding, artists and patronage, do it yourself publishing, I Should Be Writing, getting published and epublishing. Links: The Murverse (Authors […]

Episode 051 – Ari Marmell

On March 29, 2011, in Podcast, by Patrick Hester

051 The Functional Nerds – Ari Marmell In the 51st episode of the Functional Nerds, Patrick Hester & Special Guest CoHost Jaym Gates sit down to chat with Ari Marmell, author of The Goblin Corps & The Conqueror’s Shadow, available from PYR and Spectra respectively. We also chat about: Role playing games, creative writing, short […]

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