Today we are interviewing our own Kerry Nietz! Kerry is a refugee of the software industry. He spent more than a decade of his life flipping bits, first as one of the principal developers of the database product FoxPro for the now mythical Fox Software, and then as one of Bill Gates’s minions at Microsoft. He is a husband, a father, a technophile and a movie buff. He has one non-fiction book, a memoir entitled FoxTales: Behind the Scenes at Fox Software. His award-winning first novel, A Star Curiously Singing, was published in October of 2009. It was followed by …
Kerry Nietz wins Epic Award
Our very own Kerry Nietz won the Epic Award in the science fiction category with his book Freeheads. The announcement was made during their awards program last night. Congratulations Kerry!
Kerry Nietz wins Readers Favorite
Another award to announce! Kerry Nietz won Readers Favorite for 2012. Here are pictures from the awards ceremony. Congrats Kerry!
But Who Would Be Dumb Enough To Even Try It (Episode 13)
Once again, “Speculative Story Saturday” has arrived at Marcher Lord Press. Unfortunately, our matron of fantasy, Jill Williamson, was too entrenched trying to get her latest book ready (Check out the main page!) to be able to contribute this weekend. So, you’re stuck with an interloper. ♥ In fact, in the midst of writing the episode for this week, I realized there was no proper place to break it off in order to hand it on to our next talented writer, Steve Rzasa. So I kept writing. Before you knew it, I had over 3,000 words…which was enough text for two …
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But Who Would Be Dumb Enough To Even Try It? (Episode 7)
Time for “Speculative Story Saturday” here at Marcher Lord Press! I have to admit, since it was my turn (Kerry) it was all I could do not to insert an alien, robot, or distressed spaceman into the mix. But I resisted! Here’s hoping I did an okay job, minus my typical crutches. ♦ ♦ ♦ The thief. They always forget the thief. The trees of Dank Wood surrounded us. The smell of earth and rot. The archer, Barzillai, my longtime friend and sojourner, was ten paces ahead. Leading. Scouting. His night-adapted eyes intently searching for whatever evil may befall us. The half-giant, half-something, …
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