While this blog is festooned with links to free stuff it seems that it might be a touch easier for folks if I put them all in one place. So, here we go.


A Letter from An Editor
– Winner of a 2013 Sci-Fi Editors’ Choice award. A young, mentally challenged, man receives a rejection letter and ends up spawning an interplanetary war.

Twerking for Jesus – She wanted to do something fun with her family. Instead she summoned Chtulhu. Features a mandatory appearance on the Ellen Show (not authorized by any breathing beings).

Fourteen Frogs – You’re worried about the Illuminati. I’m worried about who runs the Illuminati.

And The Beat Goes Phut – A DJ witnesses the apocalypse while sharing a drink with the terrorist who started it. The first story Bill ever had commercially published.

If Thou Art God – Tongei comes to Earth to be its god. That goes about as well as you’d expect.


Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Free samples online. A man, his mom, and her lover have to save the multiverse. No one said this shit would be easy. The perfect series for those who think quantum physics isn’t sexy, or violent, enough. One story, five Earths, twelve issues. Art by Leslie Tejlor.

Dr. Strangefate Publishing /Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Read for free online. A complete reimagining of the popular webcomic created by Cyril Brown. Set in the distant future, Hybrid Zero is the story of a human/alien fusion and her strange family. They live in an era where sexuality, in all its joyful panopoly, is lauded and violence is taboo. This group of aristocratic soldiers must face down their own petty, in the grand scheme of things, problems and stop a trans-dimensional creature before it destroys the universe. Or not. You know how things can get sometimes.

Dr. Strangefate Publishing / Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Read for free online. Based on characters created by Cyril Brown. In a far future the universe has taken many unusual turns. Genetic manipulation has led to many unforeseen consequences. One is, after Earth had been destroyed, a group of rich investors rebuilt it to be an amusement park like nothing you’ve ever seen. Complete with sex forests and dino clones. Available as a, limited edition, manga or part of a magazine formatted sampler with Cassandra and the Changeling Sword.

Dr. Strangefate Publishing / Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Read for free online. Based on characters created by Cyril Brown. She’s a ninety-six year old dead chick whose spirit is in a new dimension where she’s now a young woman with mystical powers who lives with a chain smoking, hard drinking, MIT educated, prostitute who’s also a master craftsperson who creates all sorts of wonderful things to help keep Cassandra alive. Or whatever it is she is. Part of a magazine formatted sampler with Jungle Grrl.

Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Read for free online. Those meddlesome kids are all grown up. A savage satire featuring the work of the 2019 Glyph Nominated artist, Maku Tellez, this is the comic that will ruin your childhood and make your day. Scooby Dooby Don’t!

Hadithi Sambamba Comix
Read for free online. A woman trapped inside a man, a god trapped inside a human. Part of the Independent Creators Connection (ICC) ring anthology. Each character, created by different artists, has an elemental force controlled by a ring. They will try to stay alive as a dark menace hunts them down and tries and steal their powers. Art by Ghoulbeanz.


World Building Tips  – A look at creating believable universes for your characters to inhabit. Bill was voted one of the Best World Builders by, the now defunct, Science Fantasy Hub.

Checking Egos at the Door  – A look at the phrase “Do you know who I am” as interpreted by someone who doesn’t give a fuck.

World News Center – The home of all Bill’s nonfiction writing about science, pop culture, and bizarre holiday traditions. It provides the source material for his weekly appearances on The Big Wakeup Call with Ryan Gatenby on WBIG.


Awesome Gang – A quick, but fun and informative, read about the latest goings on in the world of McSciFi.

Titles, Talk, and Tipples – A fun interview with author Jude Matulich-Hall. For the tipples part we both drank straight vodka. The link here is to out takes and some tipsy fun.

Books That Make You – a fun half hour with, the legendary, Desiree Duffy, as she and Bill discussed The Brittle Riders and all the cool weirdness that followed. There’s even a fun story about a young lady using this bizarre tome to learn English.

Smart Cherry’s Thoughts – An interview with, Indian V-log star, Sai Charan Paloju. A fun half hour look at faith, sci-fi, and Amer/Asian relations.

Some Like it Hot – A  full hour of politics, scifi, and a dive into the history of my sex life all hosted by Nakia Niteshade. Well, be honest, you wouldn’t listen if it was called Some Like it Beige.

Celebrating Chicago’s Local Lit Scene – A fun half hour romp on the amazing Bill Leff & Wendy Snyder Show on WGN Radio.  It covers everything from local lit to why Bill has an arrest warrant open in Russia.

The Birth of Bill McSciFi – How a screw up at Amazon led to a nickname.

Indie Sci Fi Fantasy – Cocaine and cows. Seriously, that’s about it.

Terance Baker Writes – Apparently Bill works hard and people care.

Zeedub Bezzies – Chaos, cooking, and Iranian lesbians. This one covers some ground.

Genesis Science Fiction Radio (podcast)

Escape the Every Day (Cindy Tomamichael)

Angelic Musings (Aaron Michael Hall)

Galaxy of Authors (J. C. Steele)

Sland, from The Brittle Riders,
interviewed by The Knights of the Science Fiction Roundtable

Eric Klein (hard SF interview)

The ‘bleak’ quote is from a Catholic priest. It should give you an idea of what you’re getting into.