LitStack Review: ‘Dawn’s Early Light’ by Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris

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Dawn’s Early Light (Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences) Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris Ace Release Date: 3/25/14 ISBN – 10: 0425267318 Working for the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences, one sees innumerable technological wonders. But even veteran agents Braun and Books are unprepared for what the electrifying future holds… After being ignominiously shipped out of England following [….]

Guest Post: The Line between Luck and Love by Tee Morris

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Still Writing After All These Years: The Line between Luck and Love    I met my old lover On the street last night She seemed so glad to see me I just smiled And we talked about some old times And we drank ourselves some beers Still crazy after all these years. —Paul Simon, Still [….]

Kickstarter: Billibub Baddings Mysteries Sequel

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We love this Kickstarter from our good friend Tee Morris. If you LitStackers will recall, we featured Tee and his wife Pip Ballantine back in May of 2012. Part of that feature included a review of The Case of the Singing Sword. Now Tee is endeavoring to fund a sequel to that fabulous genre mashup novel. [….]

Ministry Initiative Blog Hop

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Galileo Games and Imagine That! Studios have teamed up to bring you an ambitious steampunk project! The Ministry Initiative is a two-part creative endeavor that will not only premiere new fiction from the steampunk world of the Ministry but also present a brand new role playing game from the makers of Bulldogs! and the ENnie [….]

MINISTRY PROTOCOL Kickstarter

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Former Featured Authors, Tee Morris and Pip Ballantine have launched a Kickstarter crowd-sourcing initiative for a two-part package of steampunk from Galileo Games and Imagine That! Studios, offering an original RPG and a new collection of original fiction all set in the Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences universe. Here’s more information on this outstanding project: In [….]

OpEd: The Other Moral Dilemma of ‘Ender’s Game’

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This piece comes to us from our good friend Tee Morris: The Other Moral Dilemma of ‘Ender’s Game’   Orson Scott Card. What can you say about celebrated New York Times bestselling author Orson Scott Card? Well, there’s this… Orson Scott Card is a homophobic piece of shit.” And then there’s this… That P.O.S. gets none [….]

Goodread’s Choice Awards 2012

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As the year approaches an end, readers, and Goodreads members, are now given the opportunity to vote on their favorite books of 2012. “Choose the best books of the year with three rounds of voting. The Goodreads Choice Awards are the only major book awards decided by readers.” The following are a few of our [….]

Pam van Hylckama Vlieg, Literary Agent, Attacked by Rejected Author

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From The Huffington Post: Police have taken an apparently disgruntled author into custody after a popular literary agent and blogger was attacked in her car Thursday. Pam van Hylckama Vlieg, an agent in San Francisco with Larsen Pomada who runs the website Bookalicio.us, told The Huffington Post, “I was on my way to my daughter’s [….]

Guest Post: Tee Morris on Authors After Dark and Shattering an Author's Comfort Zone

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Authors After Dark: Shattering an Author’s Comfort Zone With the launch of our second steampunk novel, The Janus Affair, my wife and writing partner Pip Ballantine and I promised ourselves the priority of 2012 would be to make each appearance count. Instead of hitting many cons along the East Coast, we felt that many of [….]