LitCon Literature Convention ~ Nov. 15, 2020

On Sunday, November 15, 2020, at 10 am Eastern Standard Time, Wes Britton participated in a panel of science-fiction writers at the annual LitCon Literature Convention.

The Zoom panel took place live through the LitCon event page on Facebook.

Wes joined writers Theresa Halvorsen and Chris Lodwig, and moderator Phoebe Darqueling, for a discussion on world-building in science-fiction novels.

The LitCon Literature Convention began on Friday, November 13 at 12 midnight Eastern Standard Time, and ended at 11:59 pm on Sunday, November 15. The event was hosted by LitCon, Anita Stewart, and Phoebe Darqueling.

Find out more about LitCon and upcoming events through their website.

Missed the live Zoom panel?  Catch it here, linked through the Beta-Earth Chronicles Facebook page. Or watch it here ~

Wes Britton on YouTube

Wesley Britton’s YouTube channel has been updated with a number of videos ~

  • “Are We Alone?”
  • Wes Britton’s book narrations
  • Wes Britton’s interviews
  • Book trailers
  • Wes Britton’s Comcast interview and convention appearances

Tune into “Wesley Britton” on YouTube and find out more!

Wes Britton Involved in Eli Cohen Documentary

In August, 2020, Wes Britton was a significant participant in the Al Jazeera World documentary “Eli Cohen: Mossad Agent 88”.

“This is perhaps the biggest thing I’ve ever been involved with,” said Wes of the documentary, which discusses the career of Israeli spy Eli Cohen.

In 2009, Wes wrote a series of articles on Eli Cohen. These articles are available as PDF files in the “Spies in History & Literature” section of his website

Click here to find out more.

Interview with Preston Fleming

In August, 2020, Wes Britton co-hosted with Karina Kantas a special episode of Karina’s YouTube series Behind the Pen, “Behind the Pen with Preston Fleming”.

During the 50-minute program, Wes and Karina talked with author Preston Fleming about his background, books, and current projects. Plus such topics as war history, the CIA, the KGB, the FBI, and conspiracy theories.

Interview with Marc Cushman

In August, 2020, Wes Britton joined Karina Kantas for an interview with author Marc Cushman on her YouTube program Behind the Pen.

Wes and Karina discussed with Marc Cushman his book series These Are the Voyages, an in-depth look at the history of the mid-1960s series Star Trek. Each book in the 3-book series examines a season of Star Trek, including a discussion of each episode, filming notes, and interviews with cast members.

Blood of Balnakin Now in Paperback

The Blood of Balnakin, the second book in the Beta-Earth Chronicles series, is now available as a paperback through the self-publishing company Lulu.

The book may be ordered through the Lulu website. Click here to open the order page.

Click here to find out more about The Blood of Balnakin and purchase the paperback or eBook.

The Blind Alien Wins Award

In July 2020, Wes Britton received a “2020 Reader Ready Award” from Author Shout for The Blind Alien, the first book in the Beta-Earth Chronicles series.

The Blind Alien won in the category “Recommended Read”.

All 2020 winners are listed on the Author Shout website. Click here to take a look.

Click here to find out more about The Blind Alien and purchase the paperback and eBook editions.

TV Episode “Discards” (Nov. 1997) Remembered

On his website, home of everything spy-related, Wes Britton posted an article about the Diagnosis: Murder episode “Discards”. Originally airing on Nov. 13, 1997, the spy-themed episode guest-starred Robert Vaughn, Patrick Macnee, Robert Culp, and Barbara Bain, all cast members of various 1960s spy series.

And now Mark Alfred discusses the episode in his blog entry “I Wouldn’t Call Them ‘Discards’!”, including a copy of the TV Guide article, “Wry Spies”, an interview with the spy guest-stars.

Click here to read Mark Alfred’s blog post.

Click here to read Wesley’s article “Behind the Scenes of Discards” on

New Facebook Group for Britton Reviews

In addition to writing books, Wes Britton also reviews them! His reviews are now posted in the Facebook group “Wes Reviews”.

The group is open to every Facebook member.

To keep up with Wesley’s book reviews, click here to join the group “Wes Reviews”.

Dr Britton on Comcast

On March 12, 2004, Dr. Wes Britton appeared on Comcast Tonight, a local cable television program airing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


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