cyberpunk

First Look: Vise Manor, Vaught Residence, Interior, Day

There's a well-known rule that if you intend to publish traditionally, you should never, under any circumstances, post excerpts of your manuscript on the...
Daniel Verastiqui
1 min read

Flashes From The Verse: Ash In The Tunnels

The tunnels in the lower levels were always dark and smelled of chalk. There was something about the dust in the air that made...
Daniel Verastiqui
8 min read

Flashes from the Verse: The Ghost of Shoalwood Avenue

The email was from Daemon78756. The subject was Anomaly, and the message body contained nothing but an address. Scott selected the address—2811 Shoalwood Ave—and...
Daniel Verastiqui
9 min read

Merry Christmas. I got you a book.

A little elf told me you've been very good this year. You washed your hands. You wore your mask. You kept six feet away...
Daniel Verastiqui
33 sec read

You Can Get a Book for a Buck on…

It's that wonderful time of year again when millions of Americans wash their hands, put on their masks, and sit down at their computers...
Daniel Verastiqui
1 min read

Flashes from the Verse: Sunday Morning Tremors

At first, Clyde thought it was just the weather, something about the barometric pressure dropping as a storm slid down over the mountains. The...
Daniel Verastiqui
7 min read

Now Available: Brigham Plaza

In the midst of one of the most nightmarish years in my lifetime, I am releasing a new book. If I were a patient...
Daniel Verastiqui
1 min read

Diving Head First Into the Shallow Pool of Amazon…

I independently published my first book in 2004, and since then, I've tried all sorts of services and gimmicks to turn them into best...
Daniel Verastiqui
7 min read

But if you’ve got a finskie, won’t you lay…

Everyone's got a side hustle, and mine is writing dystopian cyber-thrillers loosely based on my experiences as a teenage hacker trying to take down...
Daniel Verastiqui
35 sec read

Today is a good month to preorder Brigham Plaza

Congratulations! You made it through July 2020. Not a trivial feat. Luckily, your TODO list for August is pretty straightforward. Just put on your...
Daniel Verastiqui
13 sec read

Last Call for Advance Book Reviewers

A couple months ago, I set a goal to line up 50 advance reviewers for my newest book, Brigham Plaza. So far, I've only...
Daniel Verastiqui
1 min read

A Return to Anonymity

I ran into an old friend earlier this week, and after we’d caught up, I asked him for his email address so we could...
Daniel Verastiqui
4 min read