On this episode of Thursday Night Live C. C. Ekeke spends an informative and rowdy writer’s evening discussing two of society's most important pastimes: reading and writing. There is also a good deal of other stuff, as the guest and the hosts explore the Star Brigade series from concept to final product.
Topics also include what it takes to produce a box set of short stories (and what it takes to get bestselling authors on board). Ekeke reached out to a cross section of best selling and new authors for Galactic Frontiers:
“Lori’s War” by CJ Carella
“Space Cadets” by HJ Lawson
“Battle Beyond Earth: Liberty” by Nick S. Thomas
“Retreat: A Pike Chronicles Short Story” by G.P. Hudson
“Daughters of Ayor” by David R. Bernstein
“Bloodbag Suppressors” by Justin Sloan
“Crash Landing” by Ken Lozito.
“The Teardrop that became a Torrent” by Rachel Aukes
“The Forever Family” by J.N. Chaney
“Rift” by Amy DuBoff
“The Embrose Contract” by C.C. Ekeke
“The Trenches of Centauri Prime” by Craig Martelle
“Plenty” by Jenetta Penner
“Planetstrider” by Chris Fox
“Tombstone” by Jay Allan. First published in 2012.
“Last Survivors” by Michael G. Thomas
About Tonight’s Guest:
“C.C. Ekeke spent much of his childhood on a steady diet of science fiction movies, television shows and superhero comic books. He discovered his desire to write books in college when studying for a degree in advertising. An international trip or two provided further inspiration for the aliens and worlds seen in his writing. STAR BRIGADE: Resurgent, his debut novel, was originally published in December 2005 - this is the enhanced edition relaunched in preparation for the next books in the Star Brigade series.” – Amazon author page
Contact C. C. Ekeke at ccekeke.com and on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @ccekeke
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