The debut novel by Alex Shvartsman
After writing fiction for ten years, 120+ short stories published, and a dozen anthologies edited, I'm finally ready to unleash my first novel onto the world!
Eridani's Crownis a... Read more
UFO7 kickstarter is live!
The latest UFO volume is finally live on Kickstarter!
Here's a tiny taste of the stories you'll get in this book:
* A long time ago in... Read more
The Book is Live!
All print copies were mailed out early last week, and many of you should have received them already. If not, expect them in your mail boxes over the next few... Read more
This morning I sent out EPUB, MOBI, and PDF files of the book. The print books will be going out in late March/early April (still over a month ahead of... Read more
Almost there! Please complete your surveys and update your addresses.
The print files have been submitted to CreateSpace (the printer) and they're sending me a proof copy to review. The ebook files have been completed and sent to several friends for... Read more
February Progress Report
We're ahead of schedule with this book!
Today I sent the completed, copy-edited manuscript to Melissa, who will create the professional layout for print. This file was also designed to... Read more
I sent out all ebooks that were published prior to The Golem of Deneb Seven today. If you backed for physical books, you're also getting e-books included in... Read more
"Fifteen Minutes" at Nature
I've been hard at work on preparing the manuscript and writing story notes for each of the enclosed stories. I'm about half-way through this process and expect to finish by... Read more
Aaaaand, we're officially funded!
I don't want to overstay my welcome with the update emails, but had to follow up to say THANK YOU again to all of you! I'll... Read more
Final hours + Final cover!
Holly has completed the final pass on the cover. I shared the near-final version a few days ago, but I thought her awesome design deserved another update.
Not to clog... Read more
We did it!
With two days to go and a generous help of 108 of you, we reached full funding! I'm very excited and gratified, and ready to get to work!
I've been... Read more
The following cover is not final -- Holly Heisey is still working on some minor tweaks to it, but I could not wait to share it with everyone, so here... Read more
A Word About Anthologies
I enjoy short stories; both writing and editing them. It is why I've been increasingly productive when it comes to producing anthologies in the recent years, even if my writing... Read more
I have successfully completed my forty-second orbit around the sun today. This has been a good year, full of exciting writing and editing projects. I have completed my novel... Read more
A Busy Tuesday
This is a very busy day for me, for several reasons (all of them good.)
First, it's the release day for my translation of K. A. Teryna's novelette "Untilted." While... Read more
I'll be at Philcon this weekend, participating on several panels and promoting this campaign. If you happen to be in the greater Philadelphia area and attending the con, please say... Read more
Day 1 in the books.
Thank you all for supporting this project on the opening day! We're nearly a third of the way there, having raised over $900. This campaign was also selected for the... Read more