There’s always something going on with Dr. Wes Britton – and you’ll find all the latest right here.
“Behind the Pen” with Wes Britton – January 2020 ~
Author assistant Karina Kantas interviews many of her writer clients for her series Behind the Pen, and in January, 2020, Wes Britton joined her in conversation.
The 50-minute interview covered many topics, including his Beta-Earth Chronicles series of science-fiction books, his future plans, the state of the publishing industry, and how difficult it is to get your name and books out there.
The interview may be viewed here on YouTube.
Wes Britton Interview – January 2020 ~
The website Interviews With Writers features interviews with authors of various genres, and in early January, 2020, Wes Britton was the subject of a fascinating discussion of his series Beta-Earth Chronicles, his writing process, his characters, and more.
Read the full interview here – “Interview with Author – Wesley Britton”.
Wes Britton James Bond Essay Now Available – Dec. 27, 2019 ~
In 1962, James Bond creator Ian Fleming declared the original “Seven Deadly Sins” – pride, envy, anger, sloth, covetousness, gluttony, and lust – were no longer enough and proposed seven “deadlier sins” ~
Snobbery, moral cowardice, hypocrisy, cruelty, self-righteousness, avarice, and malice.
While England’s finest authors wrote essays on the original “Deadly Sins” in 1962, another group of authors have tackled these “Deadlier Sins”.
Their essays are included in the eBook Ian Fleming’s Seven Deadlier Sins: A Collection of Essays, published on December 27, 2019.
Dr. Wes Britton’s essay “Avarice” is 001.
Wes Britton Book-Signing – Dec. 1, 2019 ~
On Sunday, December 1, 2019, Wes Britton will have a book-signing at Cupboardmaker Books, located at 157 N. Enola Road, along Routes 11 and 15, in Enola, Pennsylvania.
From 1 pm to 3 pm, Wes will have available for purchase copies of two books in his Beta-Earth Chronicles series – The Blind Alien, first book in the series; and Alpha Tales 2044, which includes several short stories. He will also offer copies of The Encyclopedia of TV Spies and Onscreen & Undercover for sale.
Free goodies, such as bookmarks, will be available, too.
For more information, please contact Cupboardmaker Books at 717-732-7288, or click here to go to the bookshop’s website.
Wes Britton Book-Signing Event – Oct. 12, 2019 ~
On Saturday, October 12, 2019, Wes Britton had a book-signing at Cupboardmaker Books, located at 157 N. Enola Road, along Routes 11 and 15, in Enola, Pennsylvania.
From 2 pm to 4 pm, Wes made available for purchase copies of two books in his Beta-Earth Chronicles series – The Blind Alien, first book in the series; and Alpha Tales 2044, which includes several short stories. He also offered copies of The Encyclopedia of TV Spies and Onscreen & Undercover for sale.
Free goodies, such as bookmarks, were available, too.
For more information, please contact Cupboardmaker Books at 717-732-7288, or click here to go to the bookshop’s website.
Wes Britton on Sci-Fi Roundtable – Sept. 5, 2019 ~
On Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, Wes Britton joined authors Jon Cronshaw and Shane Thomas on the podcast Sci-fi Roundtable.
The three authors discussed blind authors and blind characters. Sci-Fi Roundtable is the Facebook group for writers of science-fiction.
Listen to the podcast here, on the Sci-Fi Roundtable website.
New Interviews with Wes Britton ~
Several new interviews with Wesley Britton have been added to the Interviews page of this website.
Chat and Spin Radio talked with Wes on Aug. 3, 2019.
International Book Promotion spoke with Wes on two occasions. On May 9, 2019, Wes discussed his blindness and how it informed the development of the lead character in The Blind Alien. And on August 15, 2019, Wes joined authors Errol Baptiste and Donald Firesmith for a discussion on “Attracting Your Unique Tribe of Readers”.
All three interviews are available on the Interviews page of this website.
Wes Britton on Author First – June 14, 2019 ~
Wes Britton joined author Karina Kantas on her online radio show Artist First on Friday, June 14, 2019.
The program aired at 1 pm Eastern Standard Time, and at 8 pm Eastern European Time.
The two authors discussed science-fiction versus fantasy works.
Listen to the show here, on the Artist First website.
Beta-Earth Chronicles Shop Now Open – May 29, 2019 ~
The Beta-Earth Chronicles shop is now open for business!
Show your Tribe loyalty with any of the unique items available through GearBubble.
Click on Shop here or on the menu bar.
Dove Winters Interview with Wes Britton, May 18, 2019 ~
On May 18, 2019, Dove Winters interviewed Wes for the blog OWS CYCON. Promising to ask “the questions that matter”, Dove discussed books and writing.
The interview is available at the link below, as well as on the Interviews page of this website.
Blog Tour Begins Dec. 7, 2018 ~
To promote Alpha Tales 2044, the latest book in the Beta-Earth Chronicles series, Wes Britton is going on a “blog tour”.
Stops on the internet include ~
- Urban Hype 101 – Dec. 7, 2018
- K.M. McFarland, Author – Blog, Dec. 7, 2018
- Karen’s Book Buzz Blog – Dec. 12, 2018
- R.M. Mulder, Author of the Conquest Saga – Dec. 14, 2018
Poetry by Wes Britton, Nov. 24, 2018 ~
In addition to the Beta-Earth Chronicles series of science-fiction novels, Wes Britton also writes poetry.
A PDF file of his poem is available on the Books page of this website.
New Book Available from Wes Britton, Nov. 15, 2018 ~
Alpha Tales 2044 – Beta-Earth Chronicles is now available for pre-release ordering through Amazon.
Alpha Tales 2044 is a collection of stories that are part sci-fi, part murder mysteries, part horror, and part social commentary. But completely full of the unexpected, surprises, and tales, unlike anything you’ve experienced before.
The Kindle eBook’s official release date is Dec. 9, 2018, but Alpha Tales may be purchased now.
Find out more about this new addition to the Beta-Earth Chronicles here, on the Alpha Tales page.
Wes Britton Guests on The Morgan Show, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 ~
Morgan White Jr., known as “The Man From T.R.I.V.I.A.”, welcomed Wes Britton to his midnight radio show, The Morgan Show, on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018.
The program began at 12 midnight, airing over WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
Listeners tuned in to the show through the station’s website and clicking on the “Listen live” button at the top of the screen.
Beta-Earth Chronicles Newsletter Launches Friday, June 1, 2018 ~
The first issue of The Beta-Earth Chronicles Newsletter is now available on-line. Readers can look forward to special features, contests – and news of upcoming titles in the Beta-Earth Chronicles science-fiction series.
Not yet a subscriber? Sign up, and you’ll receive a free copy of the short story Murder in the Canyon! To sign up, click on the link below, and fill out the form ~
Beta-Earth Chronicles Newsletter Now Available ~
Exciting news for fans of Wes Britton’s science-fiction novel series The Beta-Earth Chronicles! Sign up for Wesley’s monthly newsletter, and you’ll get news, games, and special offers. And with the first issue, you’ll also get a mystery gift.
To sign up, click on the link below, and fill out the form ~
Instafreebie Offers Wes Britton Short Story, Mar. 21 to Apr. 24, 2018 ~
From Wednesday, March 21, to Tuesday, April 24, 2018, Instafreebie offers the Forbidden Planets – Science Fiction Giveaway. Readers may download for free any number of science-fiction eBooks.
Among the titles is “Murder in the Canyon”, a story written by Wes Britton.
Wes Britton Interviewed on Uzzell Books ~
On Thursday, March 8, 2018, author Ashley Uzzell invited Wes Britton to her YouTube channel Uzzell Books for a revealing 30-minute interview. Listen here.
Wes Britton Essay Posted ~
Readers Review Room Includes the Beta-Earth Chronicles ~
Each book is discussed, and Amazon Kindle “Buy Now” links are included.
Read more about the series here.
Wes Britton on YouTube ~
Wes Britton now has a professional YouTube channel!
Tune into YouTube at the link below and enjoy a trailer for the Beta-Earth Chronicles book series, as well as readings from some of the books in the series.
And for the visually impaired, an audio trailer of The Beta-Earth Chronicles series.
Radio Interview – Jan. 12, 2018, 12 noon EST ~
Wes Britton appeared on the online radio show Author Assist on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at 12 noon EST, with host Karina Kantas. Wes and Karina chatted about his science-fiction series The Beta-Earth Chronicles, book marketing, and his spy knowledge.
It was a fun show, and in case you missed it, the show is archived at – Author Assist Radio Show.
Find out more on the Author Assist page on Facebook.
Beta-Earth Chronicles Available in a Box Set ~
Three earths. One is dominated by an ancient plague that kills three out of four male babies their first year. One is home to human pairs that share thoughts and feelings simultaneously. One is our planet 40 years in the future, a planet decimated by global warming and plagues from biological weapons.
Meet all three earths in the six books of the Beta-Earth Chronicles!
Beta-Earth Chronicles Blog Tour, Oct. 27 to Nov. 3, 2017 ~
From Friday, Oct. 27 to Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, Wes Britton embarked on a blog tour.
Bloggers were invited to post a generic copy-and-paste document on their own blogs between those dates, and in return, Wesley shared the blog across all social media platforms and posted features on his own blogs when those bloggers needed it.
Any blog was invited to participate – including blogs that were not in the science-fiction or fantasy genres.
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The Beta-Earth Chronicles is now on Facebook!
Like the Facebook page and keep up-to-date on all the latest with this remarkable fiction series.
Wes Britton Joins SF Authors for Facebook Event ~
On Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, Wes Britton was among the many participants in a Facebook event celebrating the launch of Dawn Chapman’s new science-fiction novel, First Contact, which Wes reviewed the previous week at BookPleasures.com and his blog.
The event began at 12 noon EST on Tuesday, Dec. 20, and ran until 9 pm on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Special guest authors of science fiction and fantasy joined the event to discuss the genre and their books – and have some fun, too.
Wes was scheduled for 1:30 pm on Tuesday, Dec. 20. From 1:30 to 2 pm, he discussed his series The Beta-Earth Chronicles and provided five posts.
Wes Britton Guest-Blogs on The Bookish Writer, Kanundra’s Blog, Urbanhype101, and Traveling Light ~
At the end of November, Wes Britton was invited to post a guest blog-entry on several blogs ~
- The Bookish Writer – “The Blind Alien: The Beta Earth Chronicles“
- Kanundra’s Blog – “Author Interview: Wesley Britton“
- Urbanhype101 – “The science of SciFi“
- Traveling Light – “Writer’s Helping Writers“
In each guest blog post, Dr. Britton discusses his science-fiction novel series The Beta-Earth Chronicles and makes an exciting announcement – the novels will be published as paperback editions in 2017!
BearManor Media originally distributed the series as eBooks, but when readers asked for traditional books, the publisher agreed to reprint them in the soft-bound format.
Click the Join the Tribe! button in the sidebar to follow the Beta-Earth Chronicles website and find out the latest on this exciting science-fiction series!
Interview with Wes Britton ~
On August 4, 2016, the website Online PR Media posted an interview with Wes Britton.
In “Blind Author Announces Double Promotion of Unique Sci Fi Series“, Dr. Britton discusses the origin of his Beta-Earth Chronicles series, as well as the publisher BearManor Media’s publicity of the first book in the series and the fourth book, A Throne for an Alien (2016).
99-Cent Sale! ~
For a limited time, The Blind Alien, Book One in the series Beta-Earth Chronicles, is on sale at Amazon for only 99 cents!
Now’s a great time to discover how it all began!
- Amazon’s Kindle – 99 cents in eBook format
Book Four, A Throne for an Alien, Now Available ~
A Throne for an Alien, Book 4 in Wes Britton’s exciting series The Beta-Earth Chronicles, is now available for purchase from this online merchant ~
- Amazon – $4.99 for the Kindle
Book Three, When War Returns, Now Available ~
When War Returns, Book 3 in Wes Britton’s science-fiction series The Beta-Earth Chronicles, is now available for purchase from these online merchants ~
Readers Talk About The Beta-Earth Chronicles ~
“I found the level of depth of this book truly astounding.”
“The first thing that will grab you about this novel is the very unique writing style.”
“Not only the book is unique in its idea of the human being the alien, but this book is also unique in the style it is written.”
“If you are sick and tired of the usual sci-fi and want to read a more relatable piece literature which not only does not exaggerate science to ridiculous proportions but also takes time to portray each character with as much realism as possible, then you should read this book.”
These are just some of the recent outstanding reviews Wes Britton’s book series is receiving from enthusiastic readers. You can find out more here ~
- The Blood of Balnakin – Amazon
- The Blood of Balnakin – GoodReads
- The Blind Alien – Amazon
- The Blind Alien – Good Reads
Dr. Britton Guest-Blogs About The Blood of Balnakin ~
On May 4, 2016, blogger Sandi Brackeen invited Wes Britton to be guest blogger on Sandi’s Blog.
Wes provides insights into the writing of The Blood of Balnakin, including a second sample excerpt from the book at ~
Interview with Dr. Britton ~
Beginning Monday, May 2, 2016, an audio interview with Wes Britton by Liz Stanley Swope of Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania will become available for all listeners. The 30-minute conversation discusses Wes and blindness, his teaching career, and, of course, the Beta-Earth Chronicles!
The interview will air on these dates and times ~
Play dates are Monday, May 2; Tuesday, May 3; Wednesday, May 4; Thursday, May 12; and Friday, May 13, 2016.
2:00 p.m., again at 10:00 p.m., and again the following mornings at 6:00 a.m.
For live streaming, go to the Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania website and click “Listen Live”.
For the Podcast, go to the Vision Resources of Central Pennsylvania website and click the “Podcasts” icon. Dr. Britton’s interview will be under “Interview Podcasts”.
Hear you then!
Book Two, The Blood of Balnakin, Now Available ~
The Blood of Balnakin, Book 2 in Wes Britton’s science-fiction series The Beta-Earth Chronicles, is now available for purchase from these online merchants ~
BookPleasures Interview with Wes Britton ~
On Sept. 21, 2015, editor Norm Goldman interviewed Wes for BookPleasures.
In “A Conversation with Wesley Britton”, Goldman sits down with Dr. Britton for a discussion on writing, spies – and his new science-fiction book series The Beta-Earth Chronicles.
Read the interview here, at BookPleasures.com.
Wes Guest Blogs at Urban Fantasy ~
On Sept. 16, 2015, blogger Sandi Brackeen invited Wes Britton to be the guest blogger at her GoodReads blog, Urban Fantasy. Wes discussed the Beta-Earth Chronicles and Book 1 of the series, The Blind Alien.
Read his guest blog here, at Urban Fantasy.