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Author: Josh Hayes

Josh Hayes is the author of the Second Star series (and numerous others) plus many short stories. He's an avid science fiction reader and audiobook junkie. He lives with is wife, Jamie, and their children in Kansas. His author website is

Review: Alita: Battle Angel by Richard Fox

February 19, 2019

Battle Angel Alita by Richard Fox *Warning. Light Spoilers* I did not grow up a fan of the manga or the anime source material, so had a clean slate of expectations when I went in to see the movie. That James Cameron worked on the script was a good sign, as he has some sort […]

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Review: Rise of Empire by Blake Arthur Peel

February 14, 2019

“Rise of Empire” is the second omnibus volume of Michael J. Sullivan’s Riyria Revelations. It continues the story of Royce and Hadrian as they search for the long-lost Heir of Novron, and expands upon the first volume by adding a long list of interesting new characters. It is a rollicking epic fantasy story that follows […]

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The Morning Hayes

February 6, 2019

If you follow KSM on YouTube, then you already know that I’ve started a vlog on our channel called The Morning Hayes– and If you haven’t subscribed, then I’d highly encourage you to head over to and click the subscribe button AND the notification button. Right now, I’m going to be doing three shows […]

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REVIEW: Writing Military Science Fiction – Infantry

February 4, 2019

Writing Military Science Fiction – Infantry by William S Frisbee Jr. Review by Josh Hayes Book Link: If you don’t write mil sci-fi then this article won’t apply to you, but if you do… YOU NEED THIS BOOK. (I’d suggest getting the paperback) This book is over 250 pages, packed full of extremely useful information […]

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Swinging for the fences!

December 17, 2018

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: KSM is doing some big things in 2019. LIVE! Season 4 starts of with a bang, with Scott Bartlett! The Writer’s Journey w/ Lauren Moore and Kalene Williams will continue to shed light on what it takes to become and thrive as an author. KSM International will […]

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Work in Progress!!!

December 17, 2018

Welcome to the new home of Keystroke Medium!  We’re in the process of getting everything set back up! Keep checking back for updates! KSM Staff

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