Author Archives: dan
Fellow Tetrapod alpha draft is done! This was a funny one. After a few false starts, I successfully wrote the first draft by sitting down every day, writing what I was inspired to write, and stringing the resulting scenes into … Continue reading
I just had the honor of participating in the NASA/Caltec Exoplanet Demographics conference, where I wrote a short story inspired by Will Misener’s presentation: “To Cool is to Keep: Residual H/He Atmospheres of Super-Earths and sub-Neptunes.” The name of the … Continue reading
Earth with Heaven The storm was roaring, lights flashing. The temple of Nippur, the storm was roaring, Lights flashing. Heaven with earth was talking; earth with heaven was talking. <rest broken> — The Barton Cylinder. Surface A. Column 1. Lines … Continue reading
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A seed in the air It passes into shade and Vanishes completely
The Centuries Unlimited Un-hairy version (delta draft) finished at 92,000 words. Begun (revising) at 8:40am on Monday, June 8th 2020 in the Balkan Tower of Matriarchy. First line: “The utility fog hung thick over Black Chicago.” Finished at 10pm on … Continue reading