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The Fantastic Cases of Gwen Conner

Hello,I have a new short story collection out. It's a group of fantasy/mystery stories featuring private detective Gwen Conner. It contains the stories that I've been uploading as short story ebooks.…Continue

Started Sep 6, 2012

Frigate Victory Collection 1

Greetings!My "Frigate Victory" stories are now in a single volume. It's available as a print book and as an ebook. Here's the description:This collection contains 13 Frigate Victory science fiction…Continue

Started Apr 8, 2012

Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
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Hello!I've now started putting out my previously published fantasy short stories as short ebooks. There will be one or two stand-alone stories, but most will be set in one of two universes. All this…Continue

Tags: stories, short, ebooks, fantasy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert L. Collins Jul 30, 2012.

Lisa's Way: upbeat science fiction
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Hello!I've just re-released my second novel, Lisa's Way:Teenager Lisa Herbert lives in the small town of Mountain View on the planet Fairfield. The “Savage Rain” decades earlier shut down the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert L. Collins May 17, 2012.

 

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The Fantastic Cases of Gwen Conner

Hello,I have a new short story collection out. It's a group of fantasy/mystery stories featuring private detective Gwen Conner. It contains the stories that I've been uploading as short story ebooks. Here's a teaser:Gwen Conner’s world isn’t your typical fantasy setting. She solves mysteries in a land where magic is used to create telephones, dictation machines, and streetcars. It’s also a world of scheming criminals, cheating spouses, and charming con artists. This collection contains nine…See More
Sep 6, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Thanks!"
Jul 30, 2012
Alexandra Butcher replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
":)  Good luck with these "
Jul 29, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Here is one more Gwen Conner fantasy/mystery short story: Long Stride’s Knife: Gwen Conner recounts a mystery from early in her career. A fellow detective is murdered. A woman asks Gwen for protection. How are these related to each other, and…"
Jul 5, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Here is one more pair of Gwen Conner fantasy/mystery shorts: Gwen the Sleuth: While visiting a friend in another town, Gwen Conner gets involved in a murder at the home of a newspaper columnist. The problem is, the columnist had magic protecting his…"
Jun 14, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Here are two more Gwen Conner stories paired together. One is serious, the other not quite so much: A Lady Never Knows: A police officer asks Gwen Conner to deliver a ransom to kidnappers. Can magic help Gwen avoid danger when she meets the…"
Jun 7, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Another Gwen Conner story is up. This one was inspired by an article I wrote for "AutoDuel Quarterly" (the Car Wars magazine) back in the day: Spook Wagon: An ex-girlfriend of Gwen Conner’s brother asks Gwen for help. Her hometown…"
May 17, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Lisa's Way: upbeat science fiction
May 17, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"Here's another Gwen Conner fantasy mystery for you: The “Affair” of the Love Letters: A woman who once loved an up-and-coming politician asks for Gwen Conner’s help. Someone is trying to get the letters he wrote to the woman,…"
May 10, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"I have a new fantasy story available: "Protection for a New Age" - Four friends are asked to recover a strange object from an ancient ruin. One of them finds she can read a book of magic spells, and knows the history of the object they…"
Apr 12, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Lisa's Way: upbeat science fiction
Apr 12, 2012
Robert L. Collins posted a discussion

Frigate Victory Collection 1

Greetings!My "Frigate Victory" stories are now in a single volume. It's available as a print book and as an ebook. Here's the description:This collection contains 13 Frigate Victory science fiction short stories. The stories are in chronological order, and are together for the first time.Captain Jason Ayers and his crew deal with aliens, politicians, colonists, and pirates. There are action stories, mysteries, and dramas. These tales have appeared in Tales Of The Talisman, Golden Visions, and…See More
Apr 8, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Fantasy Short Story Ebooks for 99¢
"And now, the first pair of Gwen Conner fantasy/mystery stories: "Explaining the Confession" - Gwen Conner is approached by a friend on the police force. A child had gone missing and a couple confessed to her murder. The child has turned up…"
Apr 5, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Lisa's Way: upbeat science fiction
Mar 29, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion True Friends
"TF is now in print! Amazon link: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1470191350 If there's any news or reviews, I'll post. Thanks!"
Mar 22, 2012
Robert L. Collins replied to Robert L. Collins's discussion Lisa's Way: upbeat science fiction
"Hello! Another guest post on LW is now up. Check it out here: http://www.coffeeaddictedwriter.com/2012/03/guest-post-biography-of-lisa-herbert.html Thanks, and happy reading!"
Mar 22, 2012

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In addition to books, I've sold stories to periodicals such as Marion Zimmer Bradley's Fantasy Magazine; Tales of the Talisman; Space Westerns; Golden Visions; and Sorcerous Signals. I have over 85 total short story sales as of January 2011.

I've sold articles to publications such as Wild West; Territorial Magazine; Working Writer; and Model Railroader. I've place first once in the annual historical essay contest held by the Butler County Historical Society, tied for first once, come in second place four times, and come in third once. I have over 120 article sales as of January 2011.
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