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What makes Up From the Depths stand out?

What makes Up From the Depths stand out?

For those of you who don’t know what Up From the Depths is, its a 6 book series that details the events of an ensemble cast before, during, and after an apocalyptic event. So what makes it stand out? The ensemble cast for one. There is no ‘hero’ character within the entire series. There are … Continue reading

What is Up From the Depths?

What is Up From the Depths?

The series, Up From the Depths,  is very loosely based  on the genre that George Romero showed the world with the classic Night of the Living Dead.  In all of Romero’s films such as Dawn of the Dead, Day of the Dead and Land of the Dead, the basic premise was a global pandemic that … Continue reading

Up From the Depths: The Novel

Up From the Depths: The Novel

This blog started out as a place to post and discuss my novel, Up From the Depths. As you can see, the site has morphed into pretty much a catch-all of everything. As the previous posts were about Product Reviews, this post is dedicated strictly to my novel. Some of you know that my original … Continue reading

Dissecting Up From the Depths

Dissecting Up From the Depths

Let’s look at the series Up From the Depths. Ok, it’s my series and I’m a little biased about it but I have been getting some questions that I would like to address. One of the major questions was why the title? The title for the entire series is: Up From the Depths. Why did … Continue reading

A brief look at the novel

A brief look at the novel

The original plot was fairly simplistic as it follows the crew of the SSGN Claggett and the embarked SEAL team before, during and then the aftermath as they try to reestablish order and rescue survivors. This concept was an idea taken from several sources but most importantly, missing from the genre films and books. With … Continue reading

Why Up From the Depths

Why Up From the Depths

The title refers to several things metaphorically and literally. For one to rise up from the depths could reference returning from a diving exercise.  It could also mean to rise up from the depths of depression or some other issue. Or to rise up or surface much like a submarine does. Or finally, in reference … Continue reading

What is an ODA?

What is an ODA?

A ODA does not refer to part of a ‘Toy-Oda’ aka Toyota. However, I always wondered what a real Ota would be if all we see are toy Otas. A ODA is mil-speak for Operational Detachment A (Alpha) or what some call an ‘A-Team’. These units are found readily within US Army Special Forces and … Continue reading