articulately In case you missed it, here is an interview with WRHI in Charlotte, NC recently:
http://mcgaryaudio.com/home/bnr2/ Links to recent television, radio, and on-line media events and publications: Up Front Fridays Television Series Appearance Watch the Up Front Fridays Interview WRHI Charlotte, NC Listen to the WRHI Interview IPR Interlochen Public Radio, Michigan Listen to the IPR Interview
Fatehpur Sīkri Just announced, Dark Matters is the 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year in Science Fiction! Thanks to Foreword Reviews for this tremendous honor; read more here: https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/books/dark-matters-1/ With this award, Dark Matters is now the: INDIEFAB Gold Medal Book of the Year in Science Fiction Independent Publishers IPPY Gold Medal Winner in Science Fiction Next […]
cytotec no script Believe it or not, the first draft of Dark Matters (Book 1) didn’t include famous quotes at the start of each chapter. But I’ve always enjoyed the well-placed aphorism, and thought that subtly relevant quotes to begin each chapter would be a great addition to the story. So during the editing phase, I spent a […]
Thrilled to announce that Dark Matters has won the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Science Fiction! Read all about it here: 2016 Indie Book Award Winners – Full List
Big news, Dark Matters has won the Independent Publishers Book Awards (IPPY) Science Fiction category Gold Medal! Very excited to be considered the #1 sci-fi release from an independent publisher. Beyond cool. http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=2045
Good news, I’m finally set to launch a two-week Dark Matters Media Tour! This will mostly be on the radio, but there are a few stops along the east coast. I’ll try to keep this up to date as things are added. Check back often! March 30 TBD WISR […]
In case you missed it, here is my recent interview on Interlochen Public Radio, discussing Dark Matters and the evolution of the story, characters, and the world of 2075.
I’m thrilled to announce that Dark Matters has been selected as a 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year finalist, in the Science Fiction category. Thanks to all the readers and supporters out there who helped make it happen! Dark Matters: INDIEFAB 2015 Book of the Year Finalist
FORGET THE 1%. IT JUST TAKES ONE. In the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential election cycle, the topic of increased income inequality and the wealthiest 1% has moved front-and-center. But is the wealth of the millions in the top 1% really the issue? Consider:The world’s 1800 billionaires–the top 0.0002%–are growing their wealth much faster than the richest 1%. And in […]
Here is the link to a recent interview I did with MyNorth media, with some discussion as to how the story line evolved. Read the MyNorth Article Enjoy!
Hello all! I recently wrote an article for the Sword and Laser Sci-Fi web site and podcast, discussing how a story about dark matter eventually evolved to one set in a not-too-distant future of income inequality gone amok. From dark matter to Dark Matters, so to speak. Link below: Read the Sword and Laser Article […]
I’m thrilled to say that a run-in with NY Times bestselling author James Rollins (of the Sigma Series fame) turned into an offer from him to read my book! Even more amazing, barely a week later he sent me back an email: Hey Michael, I finished your novel last night. Great read! Lots of cool […]
Check out my recent interview with Up Front Fridays. It’s a good sneak peek into some of the Dark Matters plot and story line. Barely a week until release! Watch the Up Front Fridays Interview
Update on several book events happening soon, leading up to the release of Dark Matters! Jan 27: I am hosting NY Times bestselling author James Rollins at the City Opera House in Traverse City, for the latest National Writers Series Main Stage event. My book (and his!) will be available for sale. Get tickets to […]
It’s official, the first book in the Dark Matters Trilogy will launch in February 2016! Stay tuned for more details, including a book launch party, book signings, pre-order information, and more! Also, if you haven’t noticed already, the entire web site has been updated with the new cover art and graphics, to include the book […]
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As I search for an agent to represent the book, I am also continuing to edit the completed Dark Matters manuscript. (And begin the work on Book Two in the series, by the way…). My latest edit cause the elimination of a supporting character – Collin, one of the employees at the physics lab where […]
Sorry for the dearth of recent posts… the good news, the manuscript for Dark Matters: The Chosen is complete at 91,000 words and 40 chapters. I’m very happy with the first draft. Or more accurately, the 128th draft – a few revisions were done over the summer. 🙂 Over the past few months, I’ve given […]
With 70,000 words in the rear view mirror, and the proverbial light at the end of the tunnel in sight, I thought I would provide a quick update on progress, and future plans for the book. There are about 10 chapters left to write; I expect to finish the first draft in early July. Based […]
Heavy into the Dark Matter chapters this week… becoming a pseudo-expert in all things baryonic and non-baryonic, supersymmetry, and extra dimensions, of course. Oof. “These are just a few of the things I control in my world.” (Extra credit if you can name the source of this quote… it’s an obscure movie favorite of mine). […]
For those following, the Kickstarter project that was launched to help fund this book project is down to its final week. You can watch the “book trailer” video and learn more here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/335598329/dark-matters-an-original-novel-of-mostly-fiction We have raised $20,000 to date, with less than $5,000 to go! A huge thanks to everyone that has contributed. You can […]