Our Biggest World By Far

Our Biggest World By Far

As this year started there was nothing we were more excited to write than The Beam’s second season. The project promised intelligent thrills, layered atop the future history we poured our heart into early last summer.  The Beam hosts our biggest world, by far, and our...
Q&A With Celebrated Author Sterling Gibson

Q&A With Celebrated Author Sterling Gibson

We’ve already told you about Sterling Gibson: who he is, why he matters, and most importantly, why he wrote Plugged. Please feel free to ask Sterling any question that you would like in the comments. He will do his best to answer every one, then we’ll publish his...
The Disassociation Paradigm

The Disassociation Paradigm

The following is an excerpt from Sterling Gibson’s book, Plugged, published November 2097.  SARAH LANGDON IS 43 AND looks very old. In reality, Sarah looks how 43 is supposed to look. In her community — a small Organa settlement outside District 6 in Ontario,...
The Beam S2 Cover

The Beam S2 Cover

The Beam is unique in our lineup (along with Unicorn Western) because it is hand drawn, rather than designed on the back of a stock photo, like most everything we do. Both S1 and S2 of The Beam have been beautifully rendered by artist Eric Dagley. For both seasons we...
Why We Lied in a Nonfiction Book

Why We Lied in a Nonfiction Book

When you read a story that feels artificial, what’s the number one reason it doesn’t seem real? The answer (and I’ll bet you saw this coming) is that the story isn’t true. That’s the problem all fiction authors face. We want to tell universal truths, but operate in a...