John E. Stith - Tue, 2015-04-07 18:21
Here's more artwork for a planned book cover update. This one is "Off the Shore" by Jorge Abalo Budczinski, for use with RECKONING INFINITY, which is set in a bio-engineered environment that's part machinery and part biological.
John E. Stith - Mon, 2015-03-16 17:55
Here's more artwork for a planned book cover update. This one is "Cradle World" by Julian Aguilar Faylona, for use with REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS.
John E. Stith - Mon, 2015-02-23 15:32
Next up with the plan to update several book covers is "Outer Space" by Sina Pakzad Kasra for use with REUNION ON NEVEREND. Sina Pakzad Kasra is a concept artist and illustrator working with both traditional and digital media. Born in 1986, He graduated with a BA in Graphic Design (2009). In 2011 he continued his post-grad studies in Animation (MA). His studies gained him more expertise with the principles and elegant details of film making and animation.
John E. Stith - Sat, 2015-02-14 21:46
This year, I plan to update several covers for books that have reverted to me after the traditional publishing contracts with Tor Books and Ace Books expired. The first artwork I've purchased is Time Displacement by Takumer Homma for use with DEEP QUARRY. Takumer is a freelance concept artist and a digital illustrator for games and film industry. He made a transition from automotive industry in 2012 and aims to inspire others. His site is here.
John E. Stith - Sat, 2015-01-31 12:00
My short story, "Simon Sidekick," first printed in the July 1984 Dragon Magazine, will be serialized in The Moon Society's monthly newsletter, The Moon Miners' Manifesto, starting with the February 2015 issue. "Simon Sidekick" is a YA coming-of-age story about a boy living in a lunar colony and who gets an AI companion. The artwork for the Dragon publication was done by Jerry Eaton.
John E. Stith - Mon, 2015-01-19 11:27
John E. Stith will be attending the COSine SF convention in Colorado Springs during the weekend of 23-25 January 2015.
He will be at these events:
Friday 4pm panel: Does Science Fiction Need to Lighten Up? (moderator is Connie Willis)
Friday 7pm: Opening Ceremonies
Saturday 4pm panel: Back to the Moon (Moderator is Thea Hutcheson)
Saturday 5pm: Author Reception and Autographing
Sunday 11am panel: Robert Heinlein, The Man, the Myth, the Legend (Stith is the moderator)
John E. Stith - Mon, 2014-09-15 23:06
John E. Stith - Sun, 2014-07-20 11:56
First Readers Sought. If you're interested in being a first reader for my latest novel, please email me during July or August. If you email me later than that, I'll put you on the list for the next novel.
The novel is a mystery thriller set in present-day Colorado.
John E. Stith - Mon, 2014-07-14 19:31
John E. Stith - Mon, 2014-07-14 19:28
New milestone: Completed the first draft of the first new novel in far too long. This one is a mystery thriller set in Colorado.