The Author Has Thoughts

Ever wondered how an author comes up with his ideas? Ever wanted to know where I get my characters, or the stories behind the stories that I write? Watch my new video series, The Author Has Thoughts, a running commentary on each of the novels I've written. 

The Stepping Stone Cycle

The Stepping Stone Cycle is an episodic series of cosmic horror novellas set in H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos by Gary A. Ballard, the acclaimed indie author of the cyberpunk series The Bridge Chronicles. It was released as a series of novellas, each around 30,000 words, released exclusively as eBooks. The books are available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo and Smashwords. For more information on where to get your copy, see the Buy My Books page. All six novellas have been released, starting with First Stone. Compilation volumes of all six novellas is available, The Stepping Stone Cycle: The Complete Season One in eBook and paperback versions. The first four novellas are available as audiobooks as well.

Episode 5, The Empty Reflection Beckons and Episode 6, Stepping Stone, have just been released.

The Stepping Stone Cycle series is meant to form a television series with each novella representing one episode of that series. Read More About the Series Concept here.

Latest News

To celebrate eBooks, Smashwords.com is running a Summer Sale for the entire month of July, 2018. Smashwords was one of the first places I began selling my books, so I’m happy to join in with their sale by listing the first novella in the Stepping Stone Cycle, First Stone, on the sale. Not only is it …

First Stone is Free for the Entire Month of July at Smashwords Read More »

I recieved word today that the audiobook version of Memory Void, Episode 4 of the Stepping Stone Cycle, has gone on sale. You can buy the audiobook from Amazon.com or listen to it for free with your Audible.com subscription. I want to thank Stephen Rausch once again for his excellent narration. If you are interested …

Episode 4, Memory Void, Now Available as an Audiobook Read More »

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