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 is being 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. Four novellas have been released to date, First StoneThe Metal BlackDrowned and Memory Void. A compilation of the first three novellas is available, The Stepping Stone Cycle, Episodes 1-3 in eBook and paperback versions. The first three novellas are available as audiobooks as well.

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.

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It’s official! Episode 4 of my Cthulhu Mythos series, The Stepping Stone Cycle, now has both a title and a cover! I’ve been keeping this one under wraps but with the first draft finished and off to the alpha reader, it was time to announce the title. And since I am actually happen with the …

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The first draft of Episode 4 of the Cthulhu mythos series is done! At around 25,000 words, this novella will end up being the shortest episode so far but it will have significant consequences for the series main character, Dr. Jack Carter, going forward. I have a working title that I will reveal when I …

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