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A feature on sci-fi author Cliff Ball

A profile of Cliff Ball, author of Out of Time and Don't Mess with Earth:

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Cliff Ball is a thirty-six year old, single Christian, who has never been married; he was born in Scottsdale, AZ in 1974.  He currently resides in Wichita Falls, TX, where he is pursuing a BA in English at Midwestern State University; when he graduates he is considering pursing a MA in Technical Communications from Texas Tech.
He has been writing since the age of ten; in 1992 he had the winning short story in a high school creative writing contest. However, he has only seriously deliberated it as a career path in the last five years, publishing Out of Time in 2008, followed in 2009 with Don't Mess With Earth.  He is currently working on two more novels, one a sequel to Don't Mess With Earth, while the other novel takes a different direction.

Some of Cliff’s interests include the NFL, writing, reading, bowling, hiking, and video/PC games. He is a big Star Trek fan, (he currently plays Star Trek Online), Arizona sports teams, and is a follower of NASCAR; some of his favourite drivers are Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr, Brad Keselowski, Ryan Newman, David Reutimann, and Michael Waltrip


Out of Time:

A scientist made a discovery: time is actually fluid; the past, present, and future all exist in the same moment.
Now the US government wants him to find out if the current timeline can be altered by changes made in the past. It seems they are thinking of making some modifications to history...

...and that leads to time travelers in the twentieth century. Complicating things further is a mysterious someone trying to put a stop to this experiment in time.

Will these intrepid travelers find their present intact once they return? Or will appearances be deceiving?

Don't Mess With Earth:

An Exodus from Ancient Earth.

Eons past, an advanced group of humans leave the planet, but decide to stay in touch with the home world. They manipulate Earth history by posing as historical figures such as King Arthur, Galileo, Amelia Earhart, among others.

Enter the Ragnor, an alien species that experiment on other species for no other reason but that they can. The Ragnor find Earth, causing all sorts of historical anomalies such as the Salem Witch Trials and the disappearance of the Roanoke colonists. Then, in the 1940's, one of their ships get shot down over New Mexico, by American fighter pilots.
Once the scientists of Earth start reverse engineering that downed spacecraft, President Truman issues an executive order that will forever change Earth history...

Website: http://cliffball.webs.com/

Blog: http://cliff1974.wordpress.com/
 

Cliff's books can be found at:

Amazon.ca:

Don't Mess With Earth:  http://www.amazon.ca/Dont-Mess-Earth-Cliff-Ball/dp/1602643415/

Out of Time:  http://www.amazon.ca/Out-Time-Cliff-Ball/dp/0595487483/

Amazon.com:

Don't Mess With Earth:  http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Mess-Earth-Cliff-Ball/dp/1602643415/

Out of Time:  http://www.amazon.com/Out-Time-Cliff-Ball/dp/0595487483/

Smashwords:

Don't Mess With Earth: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/12126

Out of Time:  http://www.smashwords.com/b/12644

Comments

  • Montreal health&mental health examiner 4 years ago

    thumbs up

  • Cliff 4 years ago

    Letting everyone know that I have a new novel that is out, a political thriller called The Usurper.

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