Skip to comments.First Novel Published! (Complete and total vanity of joy)
Posted on 06/13/2012 2:45:49 PM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
I apologize for the waste of bandwidth on this total vanity. I am writing under the pen name "Wilson Harp" and have just uploaded my first novel "Bright Horizons". It should go live sometime overnight on Amazon's Kindle store. I am just so relieved and excited to have made the final edit and be done with it.
Now back to the business of this site, let's get Barack Obama out of the White House.
It's 2042 and aliens have made contact with Earth. Marine Colonel Kyle Martin has been tasked with providing security for the signing of the treaty that will move mankind from lurking in isolation and ignorance and propel them out into the stars.
But another race of aliens has a different agenda for this meeting. Kyle and his Marines are caught in a firefight that leads them into a war against a savage and warlike race. With no allies and utterly outmatched in technology, how will Earth dare fight back? With skill, brains, and a will to survive.
As their foes ready the shackles of oppression, Kyle and his team race to harness every resource they have and a secret about Earth itself may hold the decisive key to victory.
Congratulations!! Glad to see the Marines will still be around in 2042. there is hope for the future.
Best wishes for great sales!
Congratulations, and best wishes for success. I’m afraid I don’t have Kindle, but maybe I can work something out with one of my kids who do.
Congrats and kudos.
Sounds like a plot I’d enjoy. I have 16 sf/fantasy on the shelves; if I like it I’ll give you a blurb.
You can download the Kindle App for the PC, Mac, or any smartphone.
We’ll forgive the vanity so long as you kick in some of the first day profits to Jim. ;)
Congratulations! I’ll be sure to nitpick all that stuff that you didn’t find in editing. :)
just kidding - congratulations!
Congratulations!! The plot sounds fascinating.... in fact, it sounds great enough to be made into a movie (hope that isn’t insulting to an author?!)
By the by, another author in the Kindle Store is selling books under the name Wilson Harp - those aren’t your books as well, are they?
I will buy it tomorrow. Sounds great.
Do you have a free chapter or 2 to sample?
If anyone wants to make a movie out of this story, I’m all for it!
Congrats!!!!! I’d love to one day be in your shoes!
Yes, I have also have three short stories up in a fantasy series called “Tales of the Silver Sword Inn”. The fourth should be coming out in the next several days and then I plan on two shorts a month, and collecting them into volumes eventually.
You signed up in 1999 just to post this????
Just kidding! Congratulations! I hope it succeeds fantastically!
Is there a lot of gratuitous sex and violence ?
1,256 book titles under Bright Horizons on Amazon. You should also give the ASIN.
Sorry, no sex. Was difficult not to make Colonel Martin an erotic vampire, since that seems to be what sells at present.
But there are a few fire fights and ships blowing up. I don’t know how gratutious it is, but there is a good amount of Marines being Marines.
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