Brand Gamblin


A graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelors in Computer Science, Brand has been a video game programmer for the majority of his life, working for such companies as Microprose, Acclaim, and Firaxis. He is now working as a User Interface Programmer for a Network Security company.

He participated in the National Novel Writing month in 2008, and won with the novel Tumbler. Since that time, Tumbler has been made into a podiobook, and is actively seeking a publisher.

in 2009, Brand again joined in the NaNoWriMo, this time writing a Steampunk retelling of George Orwell's most famous work, which he has titled 1884. At the time of this writing, 1884 is still in development.

Where to find Brand Gamblin online


Invito Rex
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
In a fantastic world not too far ahead of us, Victorian sensibilities have brought back the monarchy, with a caste system that is lethally enforced. Dizzy is a con man, a commoner who makes his living impersonating the nobility. But one wrong turn leaves him trapped in the most dangerous place of all, the palace of the king. Invito Rex is the futuristic steampunk sequel to "The Hidden Institute".
Give the Devil his Due
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
(4.00 from 1 review)
Michael was given the best deal one could imagine. Fame, riches, and no strings attached. The contract laid it out plainly. He would get everything he wanted, along with a "Get out of Hell Free" card. What could possibly go wrong? Along with this story are two of the most popular short stories written by Brand Gamblin: "Worse than the Disease" and "Snake Skin".
The Danny
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,060. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A short story collection by Brand Gamblin. The Danny is unstuck, bouncing between dimensions and viewing "cusps" of powerful moments and decisions in other's lives. The Danny remembers being human once, and searches through other worlds, looking for the way home. Along the way, it encounters zombies, time travelers, nanites, alien invasion, mechanized infantry, and magical heroes.
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,300. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Libby Carter wanted to get away from it all, so she took a job mining asteroids as far out into the inky blackness as possible. However, her escape turned into a trap, leaving her stuck in indentured servitude, living on a tiny rock in space. As she tries to dig herself out, she gains friends and finds adventure.

Brand Gamblin's tag cloud

aliens    asteroid    asteroid belt    asteroids    court drama    deal with devil    deal with the devil    devil    faust    heinlein    magic    mechanized infantry    mechs    mining    nanites    palace    puzzle    puzzles    steampunk    time travel    victorian    zombies