Have I got a yarn for you…

Hey, you.

psst. Yeah, you.

You like fantasy?

You like politics?

If it existed, would you watch the Westerosi version of The West Wing?

You’re in luck, because that’s what I’m giving away. A long story about a civil war and a government in crisis and the people fighting to keep their nation from falling apart.

The first book is free. It’s right here. I’m happy to share. Follow me on Twitter @CZEdwards for updates. Read my Author’s Notes for details.

Rien’s Rebellion Book One .epub (External site, Onehub download)

Rien’s Rebellion Book One .awz3 (Kindle, External site, Onehub download)

Rien’s Rebellion – Foundation Specs

Rien’s world exists because of a vague idea I once had. When Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79 CE, it only destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum. But Mt Vesuvius has the potential to be a much worse eruption, then and now. It’s 150 miles/242km from Pompeii to Rome. Ash fell from Mount St Helens over 7 states. What if, instead of destroying two cities, Vesuvius destroyed Rome as an empire? What if Vesuvius went worst case scenario – a Mt Tambora or a Yellowstone caldera? When Yellowstone goes, there’s a good chance that Salt Lake City, Boise and Spokane will cease to exist, and Seattle, Denver and Portland may not be far behind. It’s 500 miles/800km from Denver to Yellowstone. Continue reading “Rien’s Rebellion – Foundation Specs”

UTS: Team #FeedBabies, or how the Religious Right weaponizes Facebook to make you feel bad about Similac and working, while also exploiting SAH parents & every impoverished parent on the planet in the name of Breast is Best (for whom?) With a side of misogyny & corporate malfeasance.

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Usually when people write connections like that, we’re talking conspiracy theories. But nope, this is just corporate evil & exploitation in the name of profit.


Continue reading “UTS: Team #FeedBabies, or how the Religious Right weaponizes Facebook to make you feel bad about Similac and working, while also exploiting SAH parents & every impoverished parent on the planet in the name of Breast is Best (for whom?) With a side of misogyny & corporate malfeasance.”