Writing/Editing Update: July Edition

Steampunk Novel. Yikes. Although the date on the file indicates it was modified during July, I can't recall what that might have been. Surely it was nothing significant. It was an overloaded freelance month, as you'll see below. Shared-World Novella. No updates yet from the editor. The Satellite Dish. Still haven't discussed it with the beta reader, … Continue reading Writing/Editing Update: July Edition

Writing/Editing Update: June Edition

Steampunk Novel. Unfortunately it's been a slow month on the novel (more on that below under Work for Hire). Only a thousand words added to the total, but, to put a positive spin on it, that doesn't accurately reflect the amount of work done. I'm still not going back and revising fiddly things in previous chapters, … Continue reading Writing/Editing Update: June Edition

From the Vault: The True Story of a Bench, Data, and Cheese Popcorn

So this just popped back into my head. Sometime around 1990 or so I was waiting to meet a friend in Calhoun Square in Uptown Minneapolis, sitting in the middle of a bench. Two employees from different shops come out of their respective places of employment, one from my left, the other from my right. … Continue reading From the Vault: The True Story of a Bench, Data, and Cheese Popcorn

From the Vault: Arthur C. Clarke Memorial Readathon

After Sir Arthur passed [in March 19, 2008], I got to thinking about all his famous books I own that I haven't read yet. So I just read Earthlight, Childhood's End, and Imperial Earth in rapid succession (although I had to take a break to read The Science of Sherlock Holmes, which I'm reviewing for Author magazine—can't miss my first deadline). Earthlight is … Continue reading From the Vault: Arthur C. Clarke Memorial Readathon