Author: hmelton

That Sounds Familiar

I was reading a New Yorker article (Link ) about a new type of cryptocurrency that a company was using to fund its operations.  As I was reading, it sounded very familiar.  In my 2007 novel Emperor Dad, my rogue

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The Download Page has been updated

The Download page, available from the menubar, contains a variety of reference sheets, such as the catalog, a maturity guide for young readers, and other things that might help a reader know what to look for.  Occasionally, I’ll update the

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Judge’s Commentary for Humanicide: Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards

Below is a brief commentary for your entry in the 24th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards. If you received the incorrect review by mistake, please contact Writer’s Digest immediately at this email address. With so many books to judge/record,

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New Interview — Henry Melton by Jamie Marchant

Jamie Marchant, Fantasy Author of many stories of ghosts and demons and such has been kind enough to post an interview of me on her site. There’s quite a bit about Humanicide there as well. Go take a look and

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The Project Saga Universe Timeline

I have, over the years, outlined the whole story that takes place in the Project Saga Universe.  Today, I thought it was about time I made up a chart, showing where everything went.  Full-res PDF version At this point in time,

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Finalist Awards with the Next Gen Indie Book Awards

Humanicide has been named Finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in Science Fiction for 2016.   Free U’tanse has been named Finalist for the Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the Young Adult section for 2016. Expect the covers to be adorned

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New Midwest Book Review for Humanicide

Midwest Book Reviews has just posted a featured review of Humanicide.  I thought I’d copy it here for reference: Humanicide Henry Melton Wire Rim Books www.wirerimbooks.com 9781935236634, $14.99, PB, 276pp, www.amazon.com Synopsis: Mars was terraformed, and the biotech engineers could

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Interview with the Artist — Mary Solomon

As I sit at my table, talking to people looking at my books, people often ask about the artists.  “Who did that cover?”  In this and a few other interviews, I’m hoping to answer that question. My first children’s book

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Beneath the Amarillo Plains has Won the REBA Award

The Regional Excellence Book Awards has just given my book the Young Adult Fiction award for the Southwest Region. Now I’ve got to get the new stickers in to decorate the books.  Oh, and change several of my promotional fliers

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Interview With the Artist — Djamila Knopf

As I sit at my table, talking to people looking at my books, people often ask about the artists.  “Who did that cover?”  In this and a few other interviews, I’m hoping to answer that question. Since I have different

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