Category Archives: Work in Progress

Project Update

The following projects are nearing completion. The games will be released first. The order of release thereafter is not yet determined. Two Novels. These are both science fiction stories featuring adult protagonists. One is set in the near future and … Continue reading

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Open Worlds™ — Game Development Update

I’ve dedicated a good part of this year to the development of a new card game. Open Worlds: Battle for Extra-Solar Planets™ is an expandable strategy card game set at the brink of human star travel. Future space-faring coalitions compete for … Continue reading

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One Scene at a Time

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“How do you find the time to write a book?” As a working stiff who also publishes novels, this is a natural and frequently-asked question. The immediate answer is usually the very true necessity that “I make time.” Countless weekends … Continue reading

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Colonization — Generation Ships

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There are countless tales that involve space colony missions moving at sub-light speed, covering the vast distance between stars over the course of hundreds, or even thousands, of years. There are two main options for these extraordinarily long voyages–sleeper ships … Continue reading

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Looking at NaNoWriMo 2014 and Facing the Decision

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I, like many, have participated in NaNoWriMo for a number of years. It sounds like a big demand–write 50,000 words in a month. But really, it’s the fun part and not that tough. Some years I don’t hit 50k. But … Continue reading

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Here It Comes Again

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National Novel Writing Month is about to start, and as of right now almost 185,000 writers have confirmed they will attempt the feat of cranking out a novel of at least 50,000 words in November. By Friday, that number will … Continue reading

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End-of-Year Reminders and Deadlines

December 31, 2012, is the deadline for two Wolfsinger Publications anthologies — Different Dragons and Tails from the Front Line. See the Wolfsinger site for details. December 31, 2012, is the last day to join the World Science Fiction Society by … Continue reading

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Smooch Contest Offered by Yosemite Romance Writers

Open to all Romance Writers of America members who are unpublished in book-length fiction, the deadline for the Yosemite Romance Writers’ annual Smooch Contest is 5:00 p.m. PST, January 1, 2013. Entrants submit a “first kiss” scene of eight pages … Continue reading

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Last Call for Certain Anthology Submissions

Two of the previous calls for anthology submissions from editor, Dorothy Davies, at Static Movement, are closing at the end of November: Last Night and Long Pig. Both are themed horror anthologies (descriptions below). Static Movement is a non-paying ezine … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo — The Final Stretch

To everyone on the final lap of National Novel Writing Month: You are doing great. Keep it up. Your goal is to keep writing through November 30. If you are ahead or on pace for 50,000, that’s great. But the … Continue reading

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