Tony Ruggiero has had a terrific time working on the following projects with great people.
Tony has a short story called "Perspective," in the anthology. Hardcore negotiations have begun, get ready for plenty of action-packed military science fiction as the dogs-of-war are let loose on an unsuspecting universe in 16 hard-hitting stories by; Jack McDevitt, John C. Wright, Mike McPhail, James Daniel Ross, Danielle Ackley-McPhail, James Chambers, Jeffrey Lyman, John G. Hemry (aka Jack Campbell), Bud Sparhawk, Lawrence M. Schoen, Patrick Thomas, Tony Ruggiero, and C.J. Henderson.
Review BREACH THE HULL is an engaging read you won't want to put down! --Bruce Gehweiler, Co-Author of BREAKING INTO FICTION WRTING!
I enjoyed this book and heartily recommend it. --Sam Tomaino, Space & Time Magazine
There is more than enough great SF in BREACH THE HULL for any true fan of the genre, military or not. --Will McDermott, Author
Tony has a humorous tale, "The Importance of Undergarments at Science Fiction Conventions," in the anthology. The rumor is that this story is based upon personal experience:)
The Writers for Relief anthologies feature collections of short fiction by top talents in the realms of fantasy and science fiction writing. The first and second volumes have brought help to Hurricane Katrina survivors through the Red Cross and the Bay Area Food Bank, respectively. The second volume, published by Dragon Moon Press, features some of today's best known speculative fiction authors:
Todd McCaffrey Eugie Foster A.C. Crispin and Christie Golden Glenda Finkelsteim David Drake Mur Lafferty Elizabeth Blue Tony Ruggiero Christiana Ellis James Marrow Valerie Griswold-Ford Stuart Jaffe Michael Swanwick D.K. Thompson Davey Beauchamp
Edited and conceived by author Davey Beauchamp (Agency 32, Mister Adventure), the anthology contains fiction by short story author Eugie Foster, Gardner Dozois (former editor of Asimov's Science Fiction& editor of Years Best Science Fictioncollections), Brian W. Aldiss (Helliconia Trilogy), Stephen Euin Cobb (Bones Burnt Black), Larry Niven (RingWorld, Draco Tavern), Nancy Kress Probability & Beggars Trilogies), Joe Haldeman (Forever War, Worlds Trilogy) Davey Beauchamp (Agency 2, Mister Adventure), Glenda Finkelstein (The Edge of the Universe), Tony Ruggiero (Team of Darkness), and many other talented writers.
All proceeds from the sale of the book will benefit the American Red Cross for Katrina aid/relief.
From the Publisher
This is the full list of authors and writers involved in this anthology. Eugie Foster, Gardner Dozois, Anthony Karnowski, Jolie Simmons, Brian W. Aldiss, Stephen Euin Cobb, Larry Niven, Debbora Wiles, Nancy Kress, Glenda Boozer, Toni Stauffer, Joe Haldeman, Davey Beauchamp,Glenda Finkelstein, Tony Ruggiero, Daniel Waller, Joshua Smith, Earl Newton, Cathy Chandler.
Dragon Moon Press follows its highly successful title, The Complete Guide to Writing Fantasy, with a second volume of advice, examples, and resources dedicated to helping you create your own epic fantasy adventure.
Featuring the writing talents of...
Campbell and Compton Crook Winner Wen Spencer
2004 EPPIE Award Winner Jeanine Berry
2003 EPPIE Nominated Author Tony Ruggiero
1999 Blue Boa Award Winner Kim Headlee
Michael R. Mennenga
2004 Golden Heart Finalist Julianne Goodman
...with illustrations by Anne Moya and an introduction from Holly Lisle.
Tee Morris (author of DMP's MOREVI and Billibub Baddings and The Case of The Singing Sword) and Valerie Griswold-Ford (author of DMP's upcoming dark fantasy Not Your Father's Horsemen) team up as editors for the title that picks up where The Complete Guide leaves off. The Fantasy Writers' Companion takes on more advanced topics of writing, such as incorporating horror, incorporating mystery, herbalism, developing a story in your favorite RPG universe, and exploring alternative cultures for worldbuilding.
Get ready to take your work to a whole new level, and embark on a writer's adventure with The Fantasy Writer's Companion at your side!
Only in the presence of light is the depth of the shadows revealed. In this anthology, both extremes are intimately explored. From the macabre to the wonderous, No Longer Dreams offers rich fare from both established writers in the field and talents newly discovered.
Learn what it is to become more than you were destined to be in John C. Wright's The Kindred. Explore the mind-boggling concept of a Jewish vampiress in Darrell Schweitzer's Kvetchula. Discover that monsters can appear quite normal in both James Chamber's Law of the Kuzzi and Tee Morris's Reality Check. Feel the chill invade your blood as you come to suspect the truth of Mike McPhail's sci-fi thriller, Chimera.
Across new worlds and old, we find humanity and horrors both in the most unsuspected places, each masterfully portrayed in this wonderful new collection.