Joshua Patton


Joshua M. Patton is a Pittsburgh native and veteran of the US Army currently attending the University of Pittsburgh thanks to the Post-9/11 GI Bill. He is a regular contributor to Veteran Journal, Dadditudes,, and AND Magazine. His fiction has been anthologized in The Sins of the Seven, published by Wicked East Press. His work has taken first-place in the 2011 & 2012 Writer's Cafe/Prosody awards in non-fiction and poetry, respectively. He is a Member Spokesperson for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. He spends the rest of his time trying his best to not embarrass his eleven-year-old daughter.

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Singularity War: In the Shadow of the Burned City
By Joshua Patton
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 10,260. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Category: Fiction
Chapter Three: After an attack on the home of the mysterious Sheriff, a search is underway for the perpetrators and it lands in the village of Lem. The town's custodian knows that war is coming and does his best to avoid bloodshed. The first two chapters are available for download on Smashwords or as an audiobook from the Smoke & Mirrors podcast, episode 89.
Singularity War: Enlightenment
By Joshua Patton
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 7,190. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Fiction
If you could have a computer implanted in your head, would you? What if it were mandatory? In this gripping series, the world is implanted and those who have avoided them wage a resistance. This installment shows the First Strike from the perspective of the Sheriff's Director of Security. Much more about the characters and the world in which they live is revealed. Pick up both installments today!
Singularity War: First Strike
By Joshua Patton
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Singularity is a hypothetical future in which technology surpasses or melds with the human mind in such a way that makes speculation or theorizing about the future impossible. This is one vision of that future. Computers are implanted directly into the brain. With instant access to information and communication, one wonders where the human consciousness ends and the network begins. Those who

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