The Clock is Ticking: mid-revision progress report.

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  With eighteen chapters behind me and another twenty two or so to go, I feel pressure for the first time since I started this project. I have set a goal for around Juneish for publication.  My Alpha team is also putting pressure on me for more reading material. I want them to push me, but I don’t want push …

Sneak preview

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PROLOGUE      The World’s population approached the twelve billion mark. Millions migrated. The problems of every land locked nation changed almost overnight. The destruction of low lying cities along the coasts of every continent pushed civilization inland, taking up valuable farmland. Global flooding destroyed another third of the planet’s fertile soil. Farming moved north, but all too slowly. Famine plagued …

A small sample of Chapter 3

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Chapter 3 The earthquake.  Matthew 27:51-54 (ESV) 51:  And the earth shook, and the rocks were split.      Beth looked up at me, and I down to her. The sound increased to a deafening thunder below our feet.      “Earthquake!” Beth grabbed me by the arm.      I could see over the hedges into the next lot, where she couldn’t. …

Talk about inspiration

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  Writing this post is difficult considering my cover is done. All I want to do is look at it. The realization that a dream is about to come true is enough to overwhelm. By the time I see dollar one, it will have been seven years I’ve been at this project. Seeing the cover, not to mention showing it, …

Shit or get off the pot.

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   In the business of real estate, it’s location, location, location. In the novel business it’s timing, timing, timing. I have been wasting time. It’s time to put on my big boy pants. I’ve been at this a long time.  No that’s not what I mean. What I’m talking about is useing the (Bogus) hype about the end of the …

Alpha team update.

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  The response from my Alpha team is more than I could have imagined. Not only have they read and liked the chapters I gave them, but many have asked me to step things up. Have I hooked them?This is not a top secret document, so when a member is done reading, he might pass it on to another, or just leave …

My home town shook today.

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Around 2:30 pm today, the small town of Malone N.Y. shook. Workers at the local Walmart went outside to see if a truck had hit the building. Others thought it was a rare December thunder clap. Super sonic aircraft were the most probable suspect of the window rattling, but there is one other possibility. A small asteroid entering the Earth’s …

Watch how fast science moves next year.

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2011 brought many new findings in many different fields of study.When I asked my wife Charlene what she remembered most from last year, she mentioned all the falling stars lately. There are no more now than there ever was. Meteor showers are being announced more often by the media because we can more precisely predict them. The same goes for …

Writing for my target market.

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In viewing my stats, I noticed when I write for the guys at work, my viewings increase. Could it be I do write sci-fi for the working guy? If so, then I should ask them to follow my blog. Many of them said they couldn’t post. Here’s how: You have to have a profile set up to one of your …

The Alpha Team

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As most of you know, I write Sci-fi for the working guy. Meaning only, I write for the guys I work with. They are the ones who listen to me ramble about science what ifs. I remember the day I concieved the idea for my novel. John H., Jon W. and I were in #5 cubicle enjoying a very deseved break.Taking …