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   Attack of the Rockoids, by Gene Steinberg, Grayson Steinberg  
  Novel, first publication in April 2002
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      Scottsdale, Arizona, April 11, 2002 -- Today, Making the Impossible, a new production company, in cooperation with Toad Hall Press, announced the release of "Attack of the Rockoids" in a high quality paperback format, with full-color cover. The book is the first in a series of science fiction adventure stories. The novel is co-authored by Gene Steinberg, a well-known technology journalist and his 16-year old son, Grayson.

    "Attack of the Rockoids" tells the incredible tale of a man who is haunted by dreams of battles in space and a beautiful, alien woman. The exciting, spell-binding novel takes the hero over 200 years into the future where he finds the woman of his dreams, only to discover she is leading an armada of spaceships on a mission to destroy the Earth.

    "My dad and I talked about this novel for two years before we wrote it," said Grayson." We also have a Rockoid theme song that is being written by a well-known composer for use in our series."

    To introduce the new series, Gene and Grayson Steinberg have announced a "Name the Spaceship" contest. To enter, all contestants have to do is send an e-mail suggesting a name for the flagship of the alien armada. The winner will not only receive a Sony PlayStation 2 game console, but become an actual character in a forthcoming novel in the series. Other prizes include a Sony 600-CD changer, official Rockoids T-shirts and posters. The special contest page is available at

    The novel is available for order direct from the Rockoids Web site (, and will also be offered shortly through book stores and other online retailers, including Amazon Books.

    "I was truly amazed at his growth as a writer, " commented Gene. "It has helped my son mature as a person and cope better with the difficult teenaged years. I will always treasure the great friendship we have developed from working together. "

    Gene Steinberg is the well-known author of 30 computer and Internet books, including the hot-selling Sams Teach Yourself the iMac in 24 Hours Fourth Edition (Sams Publishing), and Upgrading and Troubleshooting Your Mac: Mac OS X Edition (Osborne/McGraw-Hill). In addition, he has written hundreds of features on technology for Gannett News Service, CNET and a number of computer magazines.

    Grayson Steinberg is a straight-A student, skilled violinist, and a writer of plays, articles and stories.

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