Try out a FREE anthology

I’m proud to be part of this anthology with a talented collection of authors. This time the theme is all about time travel, which is a science fiction standard. How could I not say yes?

I’d never tackled the subject before, and was a bit apprehensive. The publisher didn’t put any restrictions on me as far as travelling into the future or past. As long as time travel was the basis, I was left to my own devices.

I struggled with coming up with a cowboy story, but it just never came together for me. Then the Muse visited, and I changed directions. I hope you’ll enjoy Quantum Wanderlust, and I already have my copy.

The best part for you is this is a free collection. It is available everywhere, and this Universal Link will let you choose the vendor of your choice.

My story involved a lot of research, and I was at risk of becoming a victim of the Research Sirens. I have the dates right, the real people who appear in the story, specific locations, and even some of the research into the discovery.

Our book rankings depend upon a strange algorithm. My experience is that a cluster of downloads all at once will rank a book higher than the same number spread over a couple of weeks. I encourage you to pick up your copy right away, even if you wait for a snowy afternoon to read it. I already have mine.

Other things that help us are those sharing buttons at the bottom of this post. A few tweets and Facebook shares really mean a lot.

Of course, reviews matter too, and I would appreciate if you would leave one. This helps me garner more invitations to participate in future anthologies.

Now this wouldn’t be a C. S. Boyack project without some participation from my spokesmodel, Lisa Burton. Feel free to use Lisa’s poster as your telephone background or wherever you like. From Lisa’s poster, see if you can guess which story is mine.

Lisa Burton

Spring forward, fall back.

That reminds you of changing the clocks, right? When we talk about the passage of time, it’s usually in short bursts (seconds, minutes, hours) or slightly longer chunks (weeks, months, years).

What if it was limitless? What if you could go forward or back, in any size segment you wanted? Decades, centuries, eons? Would you go back and change your life? Go forward and see your future?

That’s the challenge thirteen writers faced.

Quantum Wanderlust is a time travel short story anthology. Characters travel forward and back—how far they go and how they get there make fascinating tales. Do they observe or interact? Is the outcome better or worse than the original timeline?

You’ve got to read the stories and see for yourself. The scope is virtually limitless, definitely timeless.


What if you had all the time in the world?


Thirteen authors answer that question with short stories about time travel. Go back in time to right a wrong, forward to see the future. No jump is too large, no method unfeasible, no lesson beyond learning.


  • Visit the past to learn a family secret.
  • See the formation of a future dictatorship.
  • Assume responsibility for weaving the fabric of time.
  • Travel back in time to WWII.
  • Use a family heirloom to solve problems.
  • Wear an inheritance to visit ancestors.
  • Leave a dystopian future for the hope of something better.
  • Make history come true in an unexpected way.
  • Fight evil fairies to protect a chosen angel.
  • Live with the childhood memory of visitors until the day they arrive.
  • Seek medical help for a memory issue and get way more than bargained for.
  • Discover that with great power comes great responsibility.
  • Uncover the secrets of a pharaoh’s tomb and curse.

Do the characters observe or interact? Is the outcome better or worse than the original timeline? Read these stories to learn how far they go, how they get there, and what happens when they return.

The scope is virtually limitless, definitely timeless.

Dang that is a good looking sphinx. One more time, in case you missed the Universal Purchase Link.


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47 responses to “Try out a FREE anthology

  1. Good luck with this project!!!

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  2. Grabbed a copy, Oh Great Sphinx. Love the Lisa art.

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  3. D.L Finn, Author

    I added it to my Kindle! Sounds to be a good read! Thanks!

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  4. Posted this on my webpage. Good luck with the book!

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  5. Congratulations, Craig! I just downloaded it. Many thanks to all. 🙂

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  6. LOVE the poster, Craig. Your story was great, too.

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  7. Reblogged this on Welcome to the World of Suzanne Burke. and commented:
    Take a look at an amazing new Anthology from a selection a very talented and innovative authors.

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  8. This book sounds marvelous, Craig. I’ve reblogged it with pleasure.

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  9. I probably, no change that, I did do more research for my contribution than I have for full length novels. Guess I stepped out of my comfort zone. Looking forward to reading all the stories.

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  10. Groovy 🙂 Ordered and delivered!

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  11. NO time to read, but I did download and it is awaiting a day in my future when I do. Kindle version – do I need to quickly scroll thru the pages for it to “count” or is the download alone enough for now?

    Again, congrats for being chosen to be in the anthology, and I wish you the best with future sales.
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD/EFD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to transform a world!”

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  12. Snagged my copy. Love the new Lisa artwork, love the sphinx.

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  13. Haha! Love that artwork. I’ll be diving into everyone’s stories as soon as I come up for air (finally!) later this week. Time-travel resonates with me!

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  14. carmens007

    Time travel is always an interesting premise for a story. I can hardly wait to read the collection.
    Congratulations to all authors included!

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  15. paulandruss

    Great Looking forward to reading this!

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  16. Congrats on your publication.

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  17. Downloaded and looking forward to reading. 🙂 … thanks to one and all for your creativity. 😀

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