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The Martian by Andy Weir

I just finished listening to the audible version of The Martian by Andy Weir narrated by R.C Bray. I don’t know how this would read but I have to say this is the best audio hard SF book I have … Continue reading

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Humans Are Stupid

It’s difficult for me to conceptualize what an alien might look like because they could travel along a completely different evolutionary path. That’s probably why I’ve avoided writing any stories that include aliens. Here are two creatures on our own planet … Continue reading

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Penguin and the Caped Crusader

                                Penguin and the Caped Crusader        Better known as the Soul Nebula, IC1848, Constellation- Cassiopeia ©2008-2013 Richard Murray Science Fiction Stuff: The total exposure time for this image was 11 hours and 20 minutes. You might be thinking, “That poor … Continue reading

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The Collaborative Novel

Have you ever thought about collaborating on a novel with another writer? I’m working on a novel off and on with my wife and believe it or not we’re still speaking to each other. She supplied me with the initial … Continue reading

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Wake Up Call

Here’s a first draft excerpt I wrote this morning from my Novel in progress ‘Freeman’s Ocean’ which is pertinent for today and contains a little future history as well: A few generations back Stephen Hawking had staunchly ranted about how the … Continue reading

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The Writers Room

For anyone curious about what a writer’s room creative process is like and how they crank out all of those weekly episodes, there’s a new series on the Sundance channel called ‘The Writers Room’ where the original writers of a series … Continue reading

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The Process of Writing

Here’s a brief outline of my current writing process (a good exercise for me to clarify what I do and what I need to change). After my initial story idea I use Keynote for a brief plot outline and begin … Continue reading

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