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Science of Enterprise

Built in space, the Enterprise would never visit the surface of any moon or planet, and so would never need to reach the high speeds necessary to escape surface gravity. The engines would… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Doors

This Weekly Photo Challenge is Doors. “For this week’s challenge, publish a new post with a photo of a door (or multiple doors!). Consider how color affects the image, but also think about… Continue reading

Science Fiction Coming Alive!

A journalist started a Twitter storm when she reported an industrial accident in Germany – but the huge interest wasn’t about the story. It was sparked by an inadvertent reference to a sci-fi… Continue reading

Monday Finish the Story: One Great Con

Mondays Finish the Story posts a photo and the first line of the story of which I’m to finish.  You’ll find it, it’s in italic. This week I slightly changed the sentence. Sorry,… Continue reading

Editing: the Bane of Every Novel

It’s because there are so many words. Every time a novel is proofed, there’s something more to be corrected. And just when you think you’ve got them all, someone else comes along to… Continue reading

Sunday Photo Fiction: Rolls Royce

“What’s that in the drive way?” Margery asked. “A Rolls-Royce.” “Why?” “You requested it for that spell of yours.” “What?! Why would I want a car for a spell?” “I don’t know. You’re… Continue reading

Cee’s Odd Ball Photos: The Fence

Cee’s Odd Ball Challenge is a place to post photos that don’t fit any other challenges. This is Week 26. I took these up close photos of an old tree on the beach.… Continue reading

Find a good book — Enjoy the adventure

Take a ride into the stars and visit Earth’s first galactic colony in the Pegasus Constellation. See what life is like on a world where winter lasts for six years and most of… Continue reading

Weekly Photo Challenge: Muse

This Weekly Photo Challenge asks, “So what’s your muse — what subject do you turn to frequently, more inspired each time?” My are paths. Paths invite me to explore and see what’s around… Continue reading

Marketing Your Book

I’m on the hunt for book marketing ideas. Here is an article I found on The Book Designer: Marketing Your Book Everyone who helps people publish their own books can tell you the… Continue reading