There are many projects being developed by Benjamin M. Weilert. Here are some coming soon or currently in-work: (for projects not yet written, please see the Future Works page)


Buried Colony [written in 2017] [Self-publishing]

In order to survive . . . they must be buried alive.

20 years in the future, humanity faces an energy crisis and an opportunity. The planets have aligned to allow a single vessel to escape our solar system and start a new colony on a planet in another galaxy.

All goes well, except the crew landed on the wrong planet.

Now buried deep underground, the crew of HyVe β must dig themselves out and determine if they can survive on this new world—and each other.

  • Release date: TBD

This is Not a Drill [written in 2019] [querying]

This children’s picture book asks the question, “Is this a drill?” when exploring all the tools it takes to make a simple birdhouse.

  • Release date: 2021

The Constellation Tournament [currently editing]

Every 1,000 years, the constellations in the sky come down from their positions at the Edge of the Universe to fight for their right to protect the Universe for the next millennium.

  • Trilogy release date: 2025


  • The Constellation Tournament [written in 2013] [final revisions]
    • Every 1,000 years, the constellations in the sky battle each other to determine who will hold the distinction of being the center of the universe. This year marks the 7th iteration of the tournament and as most of the 88 constellations gather at the tournament complex to duke it out, some of the constellations have been sealed away for safety’s sake. And yet, quite a few unknown fighters are entering the tournament: hoping to be immortalized in the sky. As the battles become more intense, many questions arise from the spectators. Who will get to control supernovas and black holes? Who will be the new Zodiac signs? Who will win it all and claim the ultimate power of the universe – the power of the Ωmegα Protocol?
    • Release date: 2022
  • Ωmegα Protocol [written in 2014] [currently editing]
    • The Seventh Constellation Tournament rages on, but there is a dark force gathering in the shadows. Many questions are left unanswered, like “Who is the Puppetmaster?”, “How did the Demons escape from the Dungeon?”, and “What is the Forbidden Power?” As the Constellations battle to determine who will be the next Zodiacs, a terrifying secret emerges that threatens the existence of the Universe itself!
    • Release date: 2023
  • Sol Champion [written in 2015] [first revision in progress]
    • The Puppetmaster has finally made his move and now time is ticking away to complete the Constellation Tournament and award the coveted and feared Ωmegα Protocol to the Sol Champion. With the existence of the entire Universe at stake, will our Champion be able to lead the constellations in a war against the Antimatter Army, or will the Puppetmaster ultimately claim victory?
    • Release date: 2024

The Slumberealm Saga [written]

Scientists have known for years that there exist many dimensions curled on top of the four we regularly use. What they don’t know is that these dimensions construct a parallel universe known as Slumberealm and the only way to get to it . . . is through your dreams!

  • Trilogy release date: 2028


  • The Slumberealm Gambit [written in 2018]
    • Joe is your average pharmaceutical scientist working and living in New York City. His life is like any other until he learns about the parallel universe known as the “Slumberealm.” Accessing the Slumberealm when he’s asleep, he quickly learns that he must travel to the Lighthouse Castle to save the Sleeping Beauty…the future Queen of the Slumberealm and the woman he has just fallen in love with in the real world. As her insomnia worsens in a New York hospital, Joe takes drastic measures to complete his quest and save the Queen.
    • Release date: 2025
  • Dreamer’s Promotion [written in 2019]
    • While Joe works on improving his skills in the Slumberealm, his girlfriend Anisha is struggling to accept her responsibilities as the White Queen. On the day of her coronation, she is snatched away by one of the Nightmare Bishops and it’s up to Joe to travel across the Slumberealm to find and rescue her. Meanwhile, the excitement in the Slumberealm is countered by drama in the real world. Joe and Anisha have moved in together, but they still have plenty of work to do on their relationship as Joe juggles his work life, personal life, and the reality of his grandfather’s worsening medical condition.
    • Release date: 2026
  • Nightmare’s Endgame [written in 2020]
    • While Joe has been working at Phylgud Pharmaceuticals, he never realized that the Nightmares have been using them to set up an invasion of the Wakenrealm. Now that he has gained the powers of a Luxmancer in the Slumberealm, it’s up to him and the rag-tag group of friends he has developed to take the battle to the Nightmare’s territory and save both worlds from the impending doom of the Nightmares’ control.
    • Release date: 2027

Short Stories

“Ironed Man” – Richard Gatling, Jr. has learned the airlev train from Saint Louis carrying some of his fathers’ eponymous guns, as well as hundreds of pounds of gold, is late in its arrival to San Francisco. Donning his newly-developed firefighting suit, he blasts off to investigate what the problem may be.

  • To be released in Ascent of the Writer in 2021.

“Bob Midas” – Robert Midas isn’t as well-known as his famous ancestor, but he does find that the simple life in Florida can sometimes be made simpler with his ability to turn anything he touches into lead.

  • To be released in Ascent of the Writer in 2021.

“The Terrible Presence” – Darkness envelops a world that has succumbed to the hubris of humans. A single teenager finds a brief comfort in a cabin in the mountains, only to be pursued by the horrific threat of these unknown monsters—and observed by a ubiquitous companion.

  • To be released in Ascent of the Writer in 2021.

“The Last Immortal” – Eva is an immortal who has just learned that she isn’t the only one left. Unfortunately, it’s because she’s pregnant. What rare set of circumstances aligned to ensure that she can finally give birth to her offspring, but at the cost of her immortality?

  • Awaiting response from an anthology.