ZACHRY WHEELER

Science Fiction Novelist

Welcome to the Zeedub Blog! I have a lot to say about all sorts of things, be them in the form of book reviews, interviews, or casual musings about the wonderful world of hummus. Disclaimer: my opinions are my own and they change over time, like a normal human being with a functioning cerebrial cortex.

A Marketing Breakdown for Indie Authors

A Marketing Breakdown for Indie Authors

Ah, marketing. We all hate it. Seriously, I have yet to encounter a single author who can utter the statement "Why yes, book marketing is a rip-roaring good time and I enjoy every second." At least, not without immediately rolling their eyes. It's...

Zeedub Selfies: Tips, Tortillas, and Tom Morello

Zeedub Selfies: Tips, Tortillas, and Tom Morello

How many books have you written? Which is your favorite? I am about to publish my sixth novel (The Mortal Vestige, Book Three of the Immortal Wake), which completes my second trilogy. I have also published three Max and the Multiverse shorts, which...

Zeedub Reviews: Monkeyboy by S. Shane Thomas

Zeedub Reviews: Monkeyboy by S. Shane Thomas

I first learned of S. Shane Thomas through the Science Fantasy Hub, a landing platform for fans of the indie writing community. Thomas is an enthusiastic supporter of independent authors and I enjoy reading through his collection of thoughtful...

Zeedub Reviews: Faerie Rising by A. E. Lowan

Zeedub Reviews: Faerie Rising by A. E. Lowan

First, a confession. Fantasy has never been my thing. It's not that I dislike the genre, it's just that I rarely find works that appeal to my personal taste. I much prefer the high tech action and greasy spaceships of science fiction. But even so,...

Zeedub Selfies: Plotting, Pantsing, and Puppeteering

Zeedub Selfies: Plotting, Pantsing, and Puppeteering

Do you work with an outline, or just write? Ah, the plotter vs. pantser distinction. I employ a little bit of both, depending on the material. For the Immortal Wake series, I need glossaries and outlines just to keep the details straight. A great...

Meet the Artist: Laura Gray

Meet the Artist: Laura Gray

Fans of my Max and the Multiverse sci-fi comedy series will know the talented artist that is Laura Gray. She is the illustrator behind those long-running character ensemble covers. The series has gone through a recent re-brand, which was a...

Zeedub Reviews: Home World by Bonnie Milani

Zeedub Reviews: Home World by Bonnie Milani

I first learned about Bonnie Milani through the Sci-Fi Roundtable, an online group frequented by authors who exchange tips and guidance about how to improve their craft. One of the best things about hanging with writer types is that you discover...