My new Foundations

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  This weekend I helped my carpenter lay the concrete pad for the garage floor at my camp,(new home). Two small blemishes can be seen. One was caused by me, when the bull-float broke. (Not my fault, I swear.) The second was caused by the neighbor’s cat. Its prints could be traced from one end to the other. I felt …

Expanding my Platform

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  Speculating what the future might be like or could be like due to certain possible events, is basically what I did with my first two novels. You can read about my first novel “The Second Intelligent Species” by clicking the link.  My second novel deals with a possible food source needed to feed an overpopulated planet in the next …

Timeing is Everything!

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           “Soon technology will prevent this from occurring, until then don’t think it couldn’t.”  Please answer a question before you check out the link that inspired this post.  If a “Mass Extinction” sized comet or asteroid were discovered tomorrow, and we had a week to prepare for the inevitable impact, could we stop it? How about if we had a …

Lets all have a Star Party

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When was the last time you went outside in the dark and looked up? If you follow this blog, one thing I insist on, is that you look up more than you did before you started to follow my work. It’s not a high price to pay. Now if you live in an area flooded with artificial lights, your going …

The Price of Exploration

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Imagine you have been selected as a candidate for a one way trip to Mars. Your name will be forever immortalized in the history books of both planets. Because of your selfless sacrifice, the human species will continue to exist and evolve should a catastrophic event make one planet inhospitable for life. Its always a good idea to have a …

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NICK and BETH want for nothing except more time together. Nature deals the Earth a blow leaving them alone in a world not seen for sixty five million years. Most of Man’s creations and luxuries are reduced to charred rubble.The Earth has been cleansed by fire. The sun is obscured, making day indistinguishable from night.Man’s cruelty in times of disaster …

500th new planet.

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Can you believe it? I remember when there were only Nine of them. At least there was when I was in high school. Yes now there are eight with the reclassification of Pluto; eight that orbit around our star we call the Sun. Now remember the moons that orbit those planets. There are over one hundred and fifty, with Jujpiter …

No longer alone.

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Since first setting up this site, a lot of things have happened. The group at the college turned out to be The Adirondack center for writing. Over the last year, I have attended several workshops in the Adirondacks; you couldn’t ask for more beautiful venues. I’ve been to conferences where literary agents and authors teach how to improve the art …

Alone in my attempt to get published

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This is my first attempt at a blog, so any suggestions are appreciated. My goal in blogging is to hear from others who have been through what I am struggleing through now. I have a completed novel of 63,500 words of the Hard Science Fiction genra. With no previous writing credentials, I’m finding it a long road. When the book …