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On the 10th Day of Christmas…

philexpON THE TENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME… 10 Time Travelers…

9 Aliens, 8 conspiracies, 7 super heroes, 6 corrupt files, 5 Demon Spawns! 4 lost souls, 3 werewolves, 2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

The idea of time travel has fascinated me since as far back as I can remember.  Watching Superman reverse the direction of the Earth in a silly interpretation of going back in time; Marty McFly visiting the past and future in a Delorean; H.G. Wells classic The Time Machine; and Sam leaping from person to person in Quantum leap are just some of the things that hooked me in my youth.

Writing A COURSE FOR HUMANITY and its spinoff THE LOST HOUR was a lot of fun for me, but it took a long time to get right.  Time travel logic is difficult to maintain, but is manageable with some thought and research.  Pictured here is the U.S.S. Eldrige.  It is said that the government managed to send it back in time ten seconds on October 28th 1943.  This was dubbed the “Philadelphia Experiment,” although no one actually knows if the program ever even existed.  What do you think?  There are plenty of photos and historical things that could point to time travel being possible.  Do you think it’s a possibility and if so where would you go and when?

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On the 9th Day of Christmas…

oddly-shaped-interstellar-asteroid-Oumuamua-905x566ON THE NINTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME… 9 ALIENS

8 conspiracies, 7 super heroes, 6 corrupt files, 5 Demon Spawns! 4 lost souls, 3 werewolves, 2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

There’s no doubt that we have absolutely no knowledge of what lies out there in the vastness of space.  The unknown is great territory for some fantastic science fiction stories and more.  How much of what we theorize could be real?  When I wrote my novel DEVOURED UNIVERSE and its spinoff COSMIC ORBITS, I aimed to answer just that.  Recently a cigar shaped object came into our solar system from interstellar space and then headed back out.  Scientists are baffled as to what it might be.  The picture attached is a scientific artist’s rendition of what it looks like up close.  What do you think is out there?  Are we alone?  Chime in with your thoughts.

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On the 8th Day of Christmas…

ON THE EIGHTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME… 8 conspiracies…

ancientastronautshierog7 superheroes, 6 corrupt files, 5 Demon Spawns!  4 lost souls, 3 werewolves, 2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

Conspiracy theories have been around for ages, but with the internet at our fingertips and technology booming it’s becoming harder to dispute a lot of them.  In fact a lot of them even become much less far fetched sounding once you start looking at the different points of view and available facts.  For my novel PLANET ATE and its spinoff ALIEN ENCOUNTERS I stuck mostly with conspiracies regarding extra terrestrials.  Depicted here are some ancient glyphs that appear to have flying craft in them.  It’s just one of the many pieces of “evidence” toward some of these claims.  What is your favorite or most fascinating conspiracy theory?

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On the 7th Day of Christmas…

ON THE SEVENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME: 7 Super Heroes…

stephen wiltshire6 corrupt files, 5 demon spawns!  4 lost souls, 3 werewolves, 2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

I’ve always been a fan of comic books.  They were a big part of my youth growing up and now I get to see them on the big and small screens.  When I wrote GENETIC MORSELS and its spinoff EVOLVED MUTATIONS, I wanted to portray abilities in a more realistic manner.  I wanted a comic book like novel that wouldn’t be so… well comic booky.  It had to be something any reader can enjoy because it would relate to the real world and how physics actually work.  Aside from the science behind it I also looked to real life examples of extraordinary abilities.  Take Stephen Wiltshire depicted here.  He can fly over a city in a helicopter one time and then draw every single detail he saw accurately.  He’s got the world’s most fascinating photographic memory.  If you had a super ability what would you want it to be?

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On the 6th day of Christmas…

sophia-robot-integrating-latest-technologies-artificial-intelligence-developed-by-hansonON THE 6th DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME… 6 Corrupt files…

…5 demon spawns!  4 lost souls, 3 werewolves, 2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

Artificial Intelligence and computers have come a long way.  Just look at Sophia on the right.  She’s an AI robot that can communicate as if she were human.  You need to look up the videos if you haven’t yet.  Is technology our next step in evolution?  Do you think we’ve gone too far or should we push farther?  What are your thoughts?  My novel TECHNO FEAST and its spinoff VIRAL UPGRADES addresses some of these things.

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On the 3rd Day of Christmas…

ON THE THIRD DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME, 3 WEREWOLVES…

What If? (Dan Pipito)

2 vampires, and zombies in a story.

One of the hardest novels I had to write was BONES AT BREAKFAST.  There’s only so much lore to lycans that leave little ground for creative freedom and uniqueness.  Thankfully, I managed to pull it off once I got past the little obstacles.  The novel and its spinoff IN CASE OF WEREWOLF are perfect gifts for the holidays and beyond.  The picture at the left was done by Dan Pipito for the graphic novel version of the spinoff.

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On the 2nd Day of Christmas…

ON THE SECOND DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME, 2 VAMPIRES…

Samson And Delilah - art by Dan Pipito

…and zombies in a story.

Cain and Lilith are just the beginning of the vampire lineage in BLOOD, THE SECOND HELPING.  This novel and its spinoff LEGENDS OF VAMPIRE are the perfect gift for any fan of the lore and historical events.  Artwork shown at the right was done by Dan Pipito for the graphic novel version of the spinoff.

There’s still time to order a copy of one of my books for yourself or a friend for the holidays.  If you want personalized copies then shoot me an email (Rickpipito@hotmail.com), otherwise they can be purchased in print or digital at Lulu.com or on Amazon.


On the 1st day of Christmas…

ON THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME ZOMBIES IN A STORY…

Just Another Freak (art by Dan Pipito)

And a perfect novel with plenty of zombie madness is FLESH AND LEFTOVERS.  Shown is artwork that my brother Dan Pipito did for the graphic novel spinoff ZOMBIE INCIDENTS a few years back.

I’m just nostalgic I guess and love the old Christmas classic tunes.  So, in going with that theme I’ve come up with my own 12 Days of Christmas.  Of course this can be applied to any holiday of the season, but works with the song of the same name.

There’s still time to order a copy of one of my books for yourself or a friend for the holidays.  If you want personalized copies then shoot me an email (Rickpipito@hotmail.com), otherwise they can be purchased in print or digital at Lulu.com or on Amazon.


Day 21 – Eden’s Order Trilogy

Eden's Order Cover

Day 21 of #scrypthalloween shows the cover of my EDEN’S ORDER TRILOGY sans text. @dpipito did the art which depicts a tree that represents the tree of Knowledge in the Garden of Eden, but has hints of skin, blood, and bones to signify each novel within. This collection consists of the novels: FLESH AND LEFTOVERS, BLOOD THE SECOND HELPING, and BONES AT BREAKFAST. It also contains the spinoff short stories: ZOMBIE INCIDENTS, LEGENDS OF VAMPIRE, and IN CASE OF WEREWOLF, as well as a timeline of events.

It is available in print at lulu.com and Barnes and Noble sites, as well as in digital at Amazon…

Official description: In FLESH AND LEFTOVERS Gordon Lightcap and Moira Donatelli recruit survivors of #zombie incidents in preparation for something much more sinister.
BLOOD, THE SECOND HELPING takes the two on separate paths. Gordon seeks answers, assisted by an old flame. As they scour the globe in search of #vampire legends, Moira has aligned herself with Cain, but her goals are in question. BONES AT BREAKFAST places Gordon and Moira reluctantly working for the Russian military. Cases of #werewolf activity become obstacles in stopping Cain from finding the Garden of Eden.


Day 19 – A Course For Humanity

ACFH cover

Day 19 of #scrypthalloween spotlights my novel A COURSE FOR HUMANITY. While most books take me six to eight months to write, this one took sixteen years. It was something I contrived back in 2001 and after writing it sat on my shelf. It wasn’t until late last year when I decided to update it and make a story that could connect with the audiences to kick off a new trilogy…

official description: The future has been set in stone… or has it? When a group of military scientists discover a ripple in reality, they must face their ultimate challenge. Someone has travelled into the past and changed history, causing the timeline to shift. The result? Human extinction. Now humanity’s only hope lies with the Continuum group. They must break their own law against time travel, and prevent the temporal ripple from ever occurring. They will need a secret weapon to do so, but that weapon is a threat to them all… Meet Francis Murphy. He’s the last living vampire, and he’s out for revenge against those who’ve experimented on him.  Will he help the Continuum group put humanity on the right course, or will he side with a traitor in their midst? Only time will tell.

Available in print and digital at lulu.com and Amazon.