"This anthology successfully captures the kinds of stories that were the gateway drugs for many of us who have been reading science fiction for a long time. Well done." Cyd Athens, Tangent Online.
Far Orbit: Speculative Space Adventures Published April 29, 2014 by World Weaver Press, Alpena, Michigan.
“Apogee is indeed the logical successor to the original Far Orbit anthology.”
— Eric Choi, co-editor of Carbide Tipped Pens
Far Orbit Apogee Published October 13, 2015 by World Weaver Press, Alpena, Michigan .
Modern science fiction adventures crafted by a new generation of Grand Tradition writers.
Looking for science fiction stories like they used to write? Far Orbit Apogee takes all of the fun-to-read adventure, ingenuity, and heroism of mid-century pulp fiction and reshapes it into modern space adventures crafted by a new generation of writers. Follow the adventures of heroic scientists, lunar detectives, space dragons, robots, interstellar pirates, gun slingers, and other memorable and diverse characters as they wrestle with adversity beyond the borders of our small blue marble.
Featuring stories from Jennnifer Campbell-Hicks, Dave Creek, Eric Del Carlo, Dominic Dulley, Nestor Delfino, Milo James Fowler, Julie Frost, Sam S. Kepfield, Keven R. Pittsinger, Wendy Sparrow, Anna Salonen, James Van Pelt, and Jay Werkheiser.
“Provide[s] a respite from the outright attacks on the Grand Tradition that have set the tone for contemporary science fiction.”
"Overall, the anthology is an excellent collection of shorts with a wide range of tone and despite the varied settings, characters and stories, fits its theme brilliantly."
--Kate Coe SFFWorld
Hyperpowers Published May 15, 2016 by Third Flatiron Publishing, Boulder, Colorado. (Guest Editor)
Fictional military superpowers have captured our imaginations since
Plato invented Atlantis, and superpowers are all too real in today's
technological world. How would our stories evolve if they took place
on other worlds?
"Hyperpowers" from Third Flatiron Anthologies, guest-edited by Bascomb
James, takes on the challenge of telling short speculative fiction
stories that explore space opera and military fiction themes. These
tales raise potent issues such as:
The international group of contributors includes William Huggins,
Jonathan Shipley, Dan Koboldt, John M. Campbell, Mark Rookyard, Sam
Bellotto Jr., Erik B. Scott, E. J. Shumak, Brandon L. Summers, Neil
James Hudson, Robert Walton, K. S. Dearsley, Noel Ayers, Elliotte
Rusty Harold, Martin Clark, and Art Lasky. And as usual, our "Grins
and Gurgles" humor section allows a light-hearted take on the