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Getting Close

So, I changed the title from “Mountain Home” to “The Last City.” Elevator pitch: “Walking Dead meets The Expanse.” Jacket blurb: “Decades after the apocalyptic AI War, Gears McCoy and the earth’s battered and scattered survivors thought they had turned … Continue reading

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Trying to get back in gear

This has been a very difficult year from a personal time perspective. Way too many things going on that have impacted my ability to write and to keep things updated. However, I am now trying to get a cover done … Continue reading

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Getting close to the end

I just wish I could manage to spend more time writing. Things at work took a very difficult twist a month ago, and my time, effort and spirit has been focused primarily on dealing with that difficulty, not on my … Continue reading

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The Dark Tower

So, I went to see this movie, with zero expectations. I knew from the previews I had seen that it was not any sort of attempt to faithfully recreate any part of any of the Dark Tower books. So I … Continue reading

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Round numbers

Finished my night’s writing, checked the project statistics, was exactly at 40,000 words. Progress is being made. Slow, but steady. And the scene I wrote tonight, I think, is one of the best in the book so far. Out of … Continue reading

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Moving forward

Over 13,000 words. Not quite a thousand words tonight, but still making progress. I feel like I’ve got the story to the point that I can follow the outline and write scenes one after another. Now it’s just a matter … Continue reading

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Significant milestone on “Mountain Home.”

I hit 10,000 words tonight. That’s probably less than a tenth of the final word count of a sci-fi book, but it’s significant. I wrote over 2,500 of those words tonight. And they’re pretty good words. I am starting to … Continue reading

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