Author Archives: Brad R. Torgersen

About Brad R. Torgersen

Science Fiction & Fantasy Author - Hugo, Nebula, and Campbell award nominee

Catching up with . . . Charles E. Gannon

Chuck Gannon probably doesn’t need any introduction to those who’ve been paying attention to Baen publishing over the last five years. In addition to authoring or co-authoring works in the prestigious shared universes of giants such as Larry Niven and … Continue reading

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BOOK BOMB! Short Stories from the Sad Puppies Slate!

Originally posted on Monster Hunter Nation:
It is time to spread more awareness about Puppy Related Sadness. The following are our suggested nominees for the short fiction categories, novelette and short story. The way a Book Bomb normally works is…

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Catching up with . . . Kevin J. Anderson

I’m reviving this column, beginning with my friend and mentor Kevin J. Anderson. Kevin has had numerous New York Times bestsellers, is well-known for collaborating with Brian Herbert on the continuation of the Dune universe, and instructs at numerous writers’ … Continue reading

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My FANifesto

Having read my friend Rob’s delightful piece this morning, I thought I’d follow; with a few thoughts of my own. I am a fan. I never needed to go to cons to prove it. I also never had to pass … Continue reading

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SAD PUPPIES: visual numbers, and who gets to be a ‘real’ fan?

ALERT: Larry Correia is doing a terrific Book Bomb for the SAD PUPPIES 3 novella nominees! Please go check out Larry’s page and support John C. Wright, Arlan Andrews, and Tom Kratman’s work! These are quality writers who deserve to … Continue reading

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SAD PUPPIES: the march of the straw men

Ever since this Breitbart article appeared, a small legion of straw man arguments have been deployed against the current season of SAD PUPPIES. I was going to type up a very looooooooong rebuttal to the straw men, but Larry Correia … Continue reading

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SAD PUPPIES: some responses to the fallout

I am on duty this month. I was supposed to be on duty for most of the year, but the mission to West Africa has been off-ramped, and my active duty orders terminate at the end of February. So, for … Continue reading

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