|| I wrote about my approach to this year's NaNoWriMo but not in terms of my actual workflow. I have been writing via a combination of Google Docs and Libre Office, and creating a new document for each chapter and or day that I write. At the end of each day I have been entering … Continue reading Crises Averted!
aka Embracing the Suck || I am once again actively doing NaNoWriMo, and having more fun with it than I have ever had before. I always seem to have more story than words, and between my work, life, and other creative interests getting ever more words to page has often been a struggle, so in … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Growth and Goals
|| Just over 2 years ago I was at the Hood River Fly-In hosted by the Western Antique Aviation And Automobile Museum (WAAAM). I didn't just get a chance to see old friends, I learned that one of them had embarked on writing a thorough history of the 737. My friend Dan Dornseif is a … Continue reading Boeing 737: The World’s Jetliner
|| Blade Runner, originally released in 1982, was filmed as a Dystopia set in 2019, and will soon have a sequel set, I assume, in 2049. Rolling into 2017 makes us less than two years away from experiencing it for reals. And while we certainly need to get a jump-start on the Offworld Colonies, flying … Continue reading The Utopian Paradise of Blade Runner
I'd like to give a shoutout to John Rust and Mark Gardner's War of the Worlds: Retaliation Kickstarter. Not satisfied with letting the common cold wipe out the invading Martians, Earth launches their own assault against the Red Planet. BUT- The Martians are not without their own last, desperate plan... Soon enough you'll be able to … Continue reading War of the Worlds: Retaliation Kickstarter
Brass Automaton, which I wrote with the inestimable Mark Gardner, is going to be published on Amazon this Tuesday! (With a paperback edition to follow too!) Believe me, I will update you when I have the details on both. And, while I have a lot to say about this, before I do, there’s some context … Continue reading From Writer to Author: Brass Automaton
|| One of my all time favorite websites is Fark. The headlines are fantastic, and the quality of the comments are significantly better than most other sites. I tend to lurk more than interact, but they have a weekly writer's thread that I have come to really enjoy. There's an eclectic mix of writers, but … Continue reading Heart of Farkness: Debrief