Category: Technology

Author Copies!

An Island of Light Author Copies Have Arrived!

Greetings!  This week, one of the great events of this author’s career occurred.  It doesn’t happen often for most novelists.  All the months and years …

Fatal Depth in Two Award Competitions

Fatal Depth is Long Listed in 2021 CYGNUS and GLOBAL THRILLER Award Competitions

Exciting news to report for Fatal Depth.  The book, a “Do Or Die Mission” that Fitzhenry & Whiteside released last May, has made the Long List for both of these awards.

THE SAVAGE DEEPS by TSJ Wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

The Savage Deeps by TSJ wins 2020 CYGNUS Award

Last Saturday evening, I watched via Zoom as The Savage Deeps achieved First in Category in the 2020 CYGNUS Awards.  I want to express my gratitude to the judges, organizers, my readers, fans, family, and friends.

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

The Most Iconic Book Covers in the Thriller/Suspense/SF Genres

I’ve recently been re-reading some classic novels from my younger days, and I realized that some of their covers might now be considered iconic — some so notable that the movie marketing machines actually copied the book cover, further cementing the image in our minds. Here are some of those books.

The Savage Deeps Shortlisted for the 2020 CYGNUS Sci-Fi Award! Book 3 Coming Soon!

The Savage Deeps Shortlisted for the 2020 CYGNUS Award!  BOOK 3 COMING SOON!

The Savage Deeps has made the shortlist for the 2020 CYGNUS Science Fiction Award

TSJ Featured in The Big Thrill Magazine

TSJ Featured in THE BIG THRILL

The magazine devoted to writers of thrillers, The Big Thrill, featured The Savage Deeps and yours truly back in January.  In case you missed it, here is the article, written by David Healey.  Enjoy! 

“While the futuristic vision of the resources-challenged world is one thing, the action and adventure is another. Fans of submarine movies and fiction will enjoy the highly atmospheric tension and sheer claustrophobia of operating at great depths in what are essentially ocean-going spaceships.”

New TSJ Story in The Quarantine Review

New TSJ Story in The Quarantine Review!

The Quarantine Review, Issue 5 by [Sheeza Sarfraz, J.J. Dupuis]

Cover art by Jay Soule

Out now!

“The fifth issue of a digital journal created to alleviate the malaise of social distancing with exceptional writing and artwork.”

This is the fifth edition of The Quarantine Review, out 3 November, 2020.

Original Concept Art for The Tanner Sequence

The Furnace, The Freezer, The Void by TSJ

I wanted to showcase this incredible concept artwork by Nelson Housden for each book in The Tanner Sequence. Agatha Christie and Isaac Asimov inspired me to write these futuristic murder mysteries, published by Carina Press back in 2013, 2014, and 2015.  The Furnace was the first book I sold, back in 2012.

Newspaper Article on TSJ and THE SAVAGE DEEPS

Newspaper Article on TSJ

There was a wonderful article on my writing and books yesterday in The London Free Press.  The topics focused on my writing philosophy, mission, inspirations, and important themes in my new series The Rise of Oceania:  resource exploitation, climate change, and the legacy our fathers leave for us, for good or for bad.  I hope you enjoy the article (link below).  Thanks to entertainment reporter Joe Belanger.