Author Archives: Declan Finn

About Declan Finn

Declan Finn is the author of Honor at Stake, an urban fantasy novel, nominated for Best Horror in the first annual Dragon Awards. He has also written The Pius Trilogy, an attempt to take Dan Brown to the woodshed in his own medium -- soon to be republished by Silver Empire Press. Finn has also written "Codename: Winterborn," an SF espionage thriller, and it's follow-up, "Codename: Winterborn." And "It was Only on Stun!" and "Set To Kill" are murder mysteries at a science fiction convention.

Signal Boost: Mars

  Welcome to book 3 of the Planetary Anthologies: Mars. Three down, 8 more to go. Mars, the red planet and our closest neighbor. It has haunted our imaginations for centuries, inspiring tales of heroic deeds and courage. . Mars … Continue reading

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The Murder of Alfie Evans

The more I look at Europe, the more I think it would look pretty whilst on fire.For the past twenty years, I’ve watched Europe fall apart. I saw the EU throw their entire Christian history under the bus in the … Continue reading

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Tales of the Pius Trilogy

My collection of shorts for The Pius Trilogy is coming back.  Originally when I wrote these shorts, they were basically meant to promote the series. Usually when I design characters, shorts like these gave me background material to work with. The … Continue reading

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The Way of the Dragon

Well, my first post on the Dragon awards was “Enter The Dragon,” and I tripped over film on DVR recently, so I found the title for this post. However, a quick reminder before we do the Dragons… The Planetary Awards … Continue reading

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The Final Stand

It’s occurred to me that I haven’t written a lot about the writing of A Pius Stand: A Global Thriller, even though it came out for rerelease this month. Looking back over my blog, I never really discussed the construction … Continue reading

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Ironing out A Wrinkle in time

The novel A Wrinkle in Time is a classic of children’s literature. Perhaps the proper new term is “Young Adult,” but, as with Narnia, they are books probably too good for children. In my estimation, while they are not Narnia or … Continue reading

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The Planetary Awards are in

So, the Planetary Awards are in for the best SFF stories of 2017.  Anyone who has a blog, podcast, or YouTube account can vote. Which is most of the people I know, come to think of it. Short Stories / Novellas … Continue reading

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