His first title with Kyanite Publishing LLC, “Night Shift,” is a science fiction story about a detective in the fictional city of New Angeles. Readers familiar with the science fiction subgenre called “cyberpunk” will appreciate the crime-ridden, dystopian setting. “Night Shift” was originally a serialized story Mr. Bass released online. He’s especially fond of serials and novellas that can be collected into longer works because they’re sized for today’s busy audience.
The next wave of Ravencrest books are coming up in the second half of 2019. Unlike the episodic nature of the first wave - which focused on introducing key characters and the setting - the second wave will be a serialized epic told over the course of four novellas.
Remnants Check out B.K. Bass' latest editorial project: Remnants! Based on the world created by Stephen Coghlan, Remnants is a shared-world project with an open invitation for authors to submit their own stories to compile an anthology! Find out more HERE!
Night Shift has appeared on Wattpad as a serial project, and is coming soon as an eBook novel published by Kyanite Glass, and electronic imprint of Kyanite Publishing! Find out more at kyanitepublishing.com!
I had a new interview go live today! Check out my unconventional conversation with the witty and talented Claire Buss! A Slice of Cake With B.K. Bass by Claire Buss
Interstellar space travel, alien invasions, nuclear holocaust, and futuristic computers; what do all of these thing have in common? They are all elements found within science fiction literature. We looked at the history of science fiction in our last installment. Many works of science fiction fit nicely into a well established set of sub-genres, while others defy … Continue reading Science Fiction Genres – Part One
As broad in scope as our series on the fantasy genre was, exploring all that is encompassed by the name Science Fiction is an undertaking of epic proportions! Like daring explorers setting out to discover uncharted worlds, we are taking the first steps into realms of both the unknown and the unknowable! CLICK HERE for … Continue reading The History of Science Fiction
Expanding on my work exploring the many sub-genres of speculative fiction here at bkbass.com, I will be diving into each of them in-turn and trying my own hand at writing them, exclusively for Peak Story Reviews! "Discovering New Worlds" with B.K. Bass will explore various sub-genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Each … Continue reading Discovering New Worlds
Our article on the 'Punk genres, such as cyberpunk and steampunk, is now availbable. CLICK HERE to read the full article! Like a mechanical octopus rising from the deep, the various ‘punk genres of speculative fiction can be surprising, amusing, and frightening! The ‘punk genres often blur the lines between different types of speculative fiction. … Continue reading Everything ‘Punk!
Cressus is the southernmost city on the northern peninsula. Situated near the Cressian Oasis, there is a sufficient water supply to sustain the city. Surplus water is still imported from Shem, and then traded to the lands of Kosh in the south. Cressus lies near the edge of The Great Sand Sea and is plagued … Continue reading The Burning Sands: Cressus