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Reactionless

Let’s talk about radio-frequency resonant cavity thruster, a reactionless drive. You generate microwaves inside a tapered cavity, and the whole taper pushes that way. Very very slowly. So my question is, what good would it do us to have these things? They don’t have … Continue reading

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Alpha- and Beta-reading

So in case you didn’t notice, I just finished the beta-version of Junction, my new wilderness-survival murder-mystery with alien beasts and geopolitics. You can let me know if you want to be a beta-reader in the comments, but what I … Continue reading

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Tales from the Universe

A happy announcement: My story, “The Devout Atheist” appears in the Tales from the Universe Anthology by Inklings Press. “Ten new voices in the world of science fiction cast their minds open wide and bring forth visions of tomorrow. Science … Continue reading

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My walk from the metro

Junction’s  beta-draft is REALLY close to completion and I’m not having any ideas that aren’t related to either it or Renaissance Express. But you can’t give the same excuse twice and I do have a bit of extra time today, so … Continue reading

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Who wants to beta-read Junction??

Junction’s beta-version is ready for readers. It’s pretty rough, but with at least the most egregious plot-holes filled. I’m sure there are more lurking in there, though, so be brutal! Tear into this manuscript with your acid-spewing mandibles and rip … Continue reading

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Tyrannosaur Queen reviews

Here are the reviews of Tyrannosaur Queen I’ve been able to find. If you know of any others, tell me in the comments. Amazon: “It’s the kind of book that hits the ground running and doesn’t stop.” Goodreads: “both characters … Continue reading

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Sales report

Tyrannosaur Queen became available to the unwashed masses at the beginning of January, which means I now have an exciting new graph to show you! That’s SALES, people. Sweet, digital cash. I had a few pre-orders, then “sold” about 500 … Continue reading

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well here’s possibly the first line of my next novel

Sorry guys. Finishing up Junction has just blasted my brain. And as if in proof, here’s the first line of my next novel. “The future arrived on a Thursday afternoon.” The Renaissance Express: A saga of crime and family Coming…like…next … Continue reading

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Looking at 2015

Here’s what’s happened on the website this year. That spike in January was from a great podcast I did with Lars Doucet and James Cavin about computer games. Some more of those spikes are another podcast I did with Ferret … Continue reading

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DONE!

Junction’s first draft is done. February 3rd in Sofia, Bulgaria. 101,504 words. Last line: “Daisuke held Anne’s hand and smiled from his heart.”

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