Short Story: Desperate Measures
I wrote this over a year ago and very shortly after that ran out of decently paying markets that might accept it, so I’m not sure why I haven’t posted it yet. Anyway, the idea for this one come from me getting ticked at a character being stupid in something I was reading and amusing […]
What IS Space Opera?!
I was trying to write a blogpost griping about two plots I see far too often in space opera published in the past several years, and praising a Mike Resnick book I just finished for being so very, very different than those plots. I hit a snag. A very, very big snag: I needed to […]
Works in progress, October edition
I’m changing the format to make this easier to read and a lot less stream of conscious. I’ve made very little progress in anything this month. That’s a bit depressing. I’m blaming Patrick Rothfuss. I keep losing hours to The Name of the Wind. It’s an awesome book that I highly recommend. Anyway, NaNoWriMo is coming […]
Wanna help me make a decision?
Which of these should I work on for NaNoWriMo? Richie Synopsis: Slice-of-life in a space opera setting about an up-and-coming rock star trying to juggle that with family life. First paragraph: Somewhere out there in the tri-galaxies, one of Richie’s older sisters was fighting to free a world from tyranny. Somewhere out there, another of […]
Here is the cover of No More Lies, in its final form! Awesome, yes? Okay, so it doesn’t really suggest space opera, but honestly? This is a romance and a coming-of-age story a LOT more than it’s a space opera. The space operaness is mostly set dressing. Here’s what it’s about: Years ago, Bobby […]