Posts Tagged: Myke Cole

The Series is Dying. And the Internet Is Killing It.

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You’ve heard of A Song of Ice and Fire. It’s a little series by a guy named George R.R. Martin. The first book, The Games of Thrones, debuted in 1996 to much critical fanfare. The novel won the 1997 Locus Award and was nominated for both the 1997 Nebula Award and the 1997 World Fantasy Award. The… Read more »

Author D&D at ConFusion 2014!

One of my favorite conventions every year is ConFusion in Detroit, Michigan. It’s an intimate local convention that manages without fail to turn out a huge number of incredible authors and industry people. My hats off the con runners, who do a tremendous job. The fact it’s the home convention of Subterranean Press probably doesn’t… Read more »

Blog Tour: Myke Cole’s Breach Zone (Giveaway)

The Great Reawakening did not come quietly. Across the country and in every nation, people began “coming up Latent,” developing terrifying powers—summoning storms, raising the dead, and setting everything they touch ablaze. Those who Manifest must choose: become a sheepdog who protects the flock or a wolf who devours it… So reads the blurb for… Read more »

Thoughts on Breach Zone by Myke Cole

[cp_dropcaps]T[/cp_dropcaps]his is not a review of Breach Zone. Why is it not a review? Because my name is in the acknowledgements. Why is my name in the acknowledgements? Because I slipped Myke Cole $20. Regardless I can’t review the novel impartially. But, you don’t read me because I’m impartial right? You read me because I… Read more »

If Sam Sykes ran a Convention — SamCon 2013: Dare to attend!

Thoughts experiments are dangerous things. You know what’s even more dangerous? Thoughts of any kind from the mind of fantasy author Sam Sykes. Thought experiments. . . well, those are just frightening. Nevertheless, Sykes tweeted this gem: I’ll throw my OWN con.SamCon 2013.Guests include: me, my dog, maybe @jdiddyesquire if he brings pizza. — Sam… Read more »

2012 Juice Box Award: Debut of the Year

Of the one-hundred books I read in 2012, nearly one quarter of them were first time authors. I read slightly more last year (28), which makes some sense considering that 2011 was a far better year for debuts than 2012. Regardless, I would happily stack up this year’s Juice Box short list against last year’s…. Read more »

Myke Cole theorizes undiscovered magic talents. . . (Guest Post & Giveaway)

I recently detailed the intricacies of the Shadow Ops magic system over at Fantasy Faction. In that post, I hinted that there was more to magic than the basic authorized and Probe school system I laid out in Control Point. In this article, I’ve decided to gives a glimpse into the more esoteric, one might even say singular,… Read more »

Fortress Frontier by Myke Cole

I hear two main complaints among those who read Myke Cole’s debut novel, Control Point. First, the novel’s protagonist Oscar Britton was an indecisive and unlikable whiner. Second, that the writing and dialogue lacked polish. Personally, I didn’t find either of those items to be true, but I can say without a shadow of doubt that both… Read more »