I think I’ve been keeping this a secret long enough. My upcoming science fiction novel is officially titled: (Logo not final.) DOWN BELOW BEYOND by T. A. Bruno Levort Aatra is a prospector on a planet named Tayoxe. While scavenging the wastes of the abandoned world, he discovers a mysterious starship and stakes his claim on it. Little does he know; he just put a big target on his back. DOWN BELOW… Read More
I am nearly complete with the first draft of my new upcoming novel (still haven’t officially released the title!! SOON!!) And I’ve been using all my creative energy to bring it to life. Here’s the brief blurb I revealed previously, just to give you the vibe. Levort Aatra is a prospector on a planet named Tayoxe. While scavenging the wastes of the abandoned world, he discovers a mysterious starship and stakes his… Read More
In 2015, I began working on an animated short called “The Last Hunt.” In 2017, I halted work on the short to focus on writing the story as a novel instead. In 2020, I published IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS, and the rest of the SONG OF KAMARIA would follow in the subsequent years. Now, in 2022, I am finally releasing the unfinished short that started it all. The short takes place… Read More
It being November, I want to shout out some things I’m thankful for. First of all my family and friends. I was fortunate enough to take an extended vacation back to my hometown in Illinois. I got to catch up with lots of people I hadn’t seen in a long time (some before the pandemic!) and it was refreshing being in my old stomping grounds. I even got to take my kids… Read More
New author photo!My workplace offered free professional headshots (very nice of them!) so I dressed up like a human and got some pictures taken. It’s been a while since I checked in, what have I been up to? Lots of life stuff, taking care of my kids and hanging out with my wife (and doing lots of yard work and house maintenance)My day job has summoned us back on a hybrid basis,… Read More
IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS turns 2 years old today! When I launched 2 years ago, I had no idea if people would read my book, let alone enjoy it. I put my brain on display and hoped for the best. Fast forward, it has won multiple awards, placed as a finalist in the #SPSFC contest on Twitter, and even earned a real-life medal from Readers’ Favorite! It also introduced me to… Read More
Due to a stocking error, Amazon has discontinued sales of the hardcover editions of the Song of Kamaria. To correct this, I have decided to publish hardcovers through Amazon KDP, so that Amazon can print them on demand and they will never be considered out of stock. Sadly, since Amazon KDP does not have a dust jacket option, this means that if you purchase a hardcover for the Song of Kamaria past… Read More
I am so proud that IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS has placed #5 in the first annual SELF-PUBLISHED SCIENCE FICTION COMPETITION! This was an exciting contest to be part of, and I am honored to have made it (just by a hair!) into the Top 5 winners. Congrats to all the finalists! And to see more, theSPSFC.org View IN THE ORBIT OF SIRENS on the SPSFC website!