How Experience Makes for Great Military Fiction

L. Ron Hubbard was able to write military fiction stories with such vivid color because of his experience with organizations like the Marine Corps Reserves.

Folklore and Mythology are Strong Influences in Modern Fantasy

Modern fantasy authors have often been inspired by the wealth of folklore and mythology across many cultures, both current and ancient. L. Ron Hubbard, well-known for his science fiction and fantasy stories, had this to say about the fantasy genre…

Yesterday, You Might Have Been a Pirate

In celebration of “Talk Like a Pirate Day,” we thought it would be appropriate to post this article written by L. Ron Hubbard which portrays pirates in a wholly different light than what is commonly held to be the case.

The Hero from “Under the Black Ensign” on the Red Carpet

Tom Bristol, the swashbuckling hero in L. Ron Hubbard’s pirate adventure, Under the Black Ensign, walked the red carpet in the 84th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade. Standing over five stories tall, Bristol was seen by an estimated one million fans who packed the parade route along Hollywood and Sunset Blvds.

What Did Pirates Eat?

Tomorrow is International Talk Like a Pirate Day and many people around the world will be celebrating with friends and family. So, what do you serve to your pirate friends who stop by for a pint of grog?

The Code of a Pirate

Arr! Saturday, September 19th is Talk Like a Pirate Day. In order to talk like a pirate it would be helpful to understand more about a pirate’s life. For example, how did one become a pirate?

Yo-Ho-Ho-Ho, a Pirate’s Life for Me!

Saturday, September 19th, is International Talk Like A Pirate Day. The height of the pirate culture, often referred to as the Golden Age of Piracy, was from the 1650s to the 1730s. Probably one of the most famous pirates was …

Why do people read?

Ask a number of book readers why they read and you will inevitably get a variety of answers. So recently we did just that.

Loot of the Shanung Best Audiobook of the Year

The audiobook version of Loot of the Shanung by L. Ron Hubbard—part of the 80-title Stories from the Golden Age series begun in Fall, 2008—has been named an Earphones Award Winner as well as Best Audiobook of the Year for Audio Theater category by Audiofile Magazine.