Alex Feinman


Raised by a photographer with a physics degree and a reference librarian, these days I make software easier to use and write science fiction.

Smashwords Interview

What are you working on next?
Currently I'm working on a fantasy story tentatively titled "Mr. Maybe and Doctor Don't"; it's about a young boy named Henry who strikes out with his father and his father's old adventuring buddies to find out what's happened to his long-lost mother. After that, there's some lurking Arthurian fiction, and then perhaps a return to science fiction--fans have been clamoring for a sequel to Duplicate.
Who are your favorite authors?
As with most writers, a long list, and one that has evolved over time. When I was kid, it was A to Z: Issac Asimov, and then a trip down to see what new stuff Roger Zelazny had published. Then I discovered folks like Theodore Sturgeon and Kate Wilhelm and Ursala Le Guin, Damon Knight and James Tiptree Jr., and a pile of others. In the modern era, I cannot help but be influenced by Gaiman and Stross and Scalzi and ...
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Where to find Alex Feinman online

Twitter: @afeinman

Where to buy in print


We Were Gods
We Were Gods
Price: $8.95 USD.
End Game
Price: $8.95 USD.


Philadelphia Stories: Roughskin Magic
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2022 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Romance » Sci-fi
Roughskin Magic, from the author of Duplicate and We Were Gods, is an action-packed romance set in a near future torn by late-stage capitalism, climate crisis, and the catastrophic return of magic.
End Game
Series: We Were Gods, Book 2. Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 94,130. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Luke and Toni return in volume II of "We Were Gods". After thwarting Luke's old boss, Rob, the pair are left to recover from the violence visited upon them. But with Rob still controlling implanted players, Luke and Toni must strike back. They have an uphill battle, however, as government agencies get involved on both sides.
We Were Gods
Series: We Were Gods, Book 1. Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 79,250. Language: American English. Published: January 9, 2014 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Don Lucas Ferez, captain of the Border Guard, is tasked with keeping the ancient evils out of the peaceful South. When the old gods reappear he is first to sound the alarm. But in the real world, Luke Green is at his wit's end: the creators of his world-spanning Game are back again and up to no good. Luke must confront this collision between in-Game politics and real-world criminal activity.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 30,160. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2011 . Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
(4.00 from 4 reviews)
What do you do when your ship is about to hit an asteroid? Why, you jump in your Corp-provided Duplipod, of course. It's foolproof. It records your brain patterns, then kills you. The Duplipod will grow you a new body when it's safe; you will awake refreshed and renewed. Sometimes, it doesn't work quite right. Duplicate: would you die to save your own life?

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