As you can probably guess in this post I am going to be talking about my new Kindle and the expierence I’ve had so far. But first a word from our sponsor… I am very happy to announce that Borrowed Time is now available on the Amazon Kindle store. Revisit the adventures of Ness and Dr. Bertrand as they struggle to keep the world’s first time machine from those who want use it to twist the future to their own ends. You can make this exciting adventure part of you own collection HERE if you’re in the United States, and HERE if you’re in theRead More →

I had a mind-blowing thought last week: why not use the Penslinger blog as…  wait for it… a blog! I know, radical idea, right?  Anyway I’m going to try to post here about once a week with my progress on Stolen Time, thoughts about writing, or whatever else tickles my fancy. I’ll still be releasing occasional episodes of The Time Out! Podcast, but I hope to be more frequent with these posts. Two other things happened last week and they are somewhat related: I finished my second read-through of Stolen Time, and I bought a Kindle. The relationship was that I was not allowing myselfRead More →

The Time Out! Podcast is back on the air!  So to speak. 🙂 In this episode I cover a little feedback for my novels: A Podiobooks review for The Guerrilla Poet by Chris A Goodreads review for Borrowed Time by Craig (a.k.a. Meatstack) I’d like to do a story for PodioRacket’s anthology set in the world of Borrowed Time. Please e-mail me any situations or characters you’d like me to explore in a short piece of fiction. I took a few minutes to review what I accomplished in 2010 with my writing and podcasting, then looked forward to my plans for 2011. Podcasts or Ebooks?Read More →

I’m sure no one will be surprised to learn that not everything went smoothly as I was recording The Guerrilla Poet, and here’s the proof: the blooper reel. Enjoy! Run time: 16:51 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

Here it is a long last, the final commentary episode for The Guerrilla Poet. In addition to the commentary for story episodes 20 through 23, I go over feedback. Scott Roche left me three pieces of feedback, including a detailed review of TGP. I also received a blog comment from Gary G. Run time: 28:50 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

I am such a bad podcaster. Bad podcaster!  Slaps self with rolled up newspaper. Once again I neglected to post the audio from the December 9, 2010 companion episode in the feed so here it is. Honestly, if I had a Delorian with a flux capacitor this kind of thing wouldn’t happen, as far as you’d know… Commentary in this episode covers story episodes 15 through 19. Run time: 30:40 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

Start the jubilee, it’s episode twenty three! That’s right, it is the last episode of The Guerrilla Poet. Thank you so much for coming along with Trev and Alan on their adventures. I really appreciate everyone who has been listening to the podcast. If you enjoyed the story please leave me a review on iTunes, as this is the best way to attract new listeners to the book. I will be releasing a non-live companion episode on January 6th. If you have a question or comment you would like included in that episode please call me at 248-289-0143 or e-mail me at khughes@penslinger.com In thisRead More →

I’m not quite through, so here’s episode twenty two… This is the penultimate episode of The Guerrilla Poet.  Only one more week to go! Vowing to take revenge for his losses, Alan marches with his Poets in an attack on Throm City. As they fight street by street against waves of Compliance Officers, Alan has plenty of opportunity to enact vengeance for what he has lost. Run time: 25:04 ress Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

You can not outrun episode twenty one… In this episode while Alan struggles to cope with the aftermath of the battle, Isaac keeps Alan healthy and things running smoothly in the city. Realizing that Inspector Panice will return given enough time, Alan leads the remaining Poets out of Chicago to confront the Office directly. Run time: 24:54 ress Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clicking and selecting “Save target as…”Read More →

Costing less than a penny, here comes episode twenty… The next LIVE companion episode takes place TONIGHT at 9 PM EST. Please plan on taking part! In this episode Alan gives a short speech to the assembled Poets where he reaffirms their shared commitment to bring down the Office. He starts sending small groups of them southward to infiltrate Throm City in preparation for the coming battle. Later the peace of their hidden existence is shattered when a large group of unwanted visitors arrive, resulting in heartbreaking consequences. Run time: 25:02 Press Play on the player above or download the episode here by right clickingRead More →