I was sick over New Years and then got a little busy and so plain forgot to post my resolutions for the 2018. So here they are: Publish Five books before the year's end: One Last Flight: Is approaching 40 K words and nearly done. Novus Ordo: Is sitting at 15 K words and … Continue reading Belated New Year’s Writing Resolutions
I didn't finish One Last Flight this weekend as I thought I might. Thus the bottle of Glenlivet remains on my desk, unopened and taunting me. The ending of this story has continually receded from me like the line of the horizon. I can't really complain about it because, quite frankly, I've been having a … Continue reading ONE LAST FLIGHT – Update
THE HOUSE OF WAR is a Christmas tale, and thus, its Kindle e-book version will be on sale all Christmas week. You can check it out by clicking the link below. Sample of The House of War Thank You and Merry Christmas!
Lyonesse Summer 2017 Volume 2 Has a great sampling of the fiction available through Lyonesse Press. You will find my own tale, Salvation Inc. in this fine collection. Pick yourself up a copy today, while it is still only .99 cents!
One Last Flight is a novella set in the universe of The Holy Terran Empire. The Holy Terran Empire is an idea for a space opera I've been kicking around in my head for a few months. Consider it a Catholic blend of Star Trek and Star Wars. It is set some three thousand years after … Continue reading So What Exactly is, ‘One Last Flight’?
My computer died on November 3, dashing my NaNoWriMo plans to pieces. I wasn't able to replace it until a few days ago and have in the interim been doing my writing by hand in a notebook. It's been such a long, long time since I've done so much longhand writing that the particular muscles … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Is A Bust
It's been three steps forward and two back with One Last Flight. I have not written every day as I had hoped to. Neither have I been too successful at keeping my inner editor at bay while writing. And so I regret to report that I have missed my second deadline. What can I do … Continue reading NaNoWriMo is a Go!
I managed to add another 687 words to the short story that will not die! At 13K plus words, it's well into novelette territory and seems to barreling straight through into the novella zone. I could, of course, end up cutting back on it significantly during the second draft, so we'll see. All I know … Continue reading One Last Flight – Day Twelve
770 and 463 word respectively.
Maybe its a classic case of ye olde fear of success, but there is definitely something about deadlines that always leads me to sabotage myself. I made the end of September my deadline to finish One Last Flight. I'm not going to make it. I dithered away the last six days with one distraction or … Continue reading One Last Flight – Day Nine