T is for: Technobabble

Inventing science from scratch isn’t fun. Well, ok, it is, but in an if-I-play-this-wrong-the-ridicule-will-be-both-deserved-and-endless sort of way.  All the science fiction greats seem to have mastered it, however, from extrapolation based in real science of the author’s time to a rush of invented jargon meant to sound so technical that the reader chooses to believe […]

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C is for: C++ versus The Stuff I Make Up

Intelligence is finished! It’s now a flash fiction, which you can read more about here. I approached it using a style of narration that mixes the character’s internal monologue with computer prompts. Well, with additional stylized monologue that’s based on how computer prompts read. Processing, override, negative positive, so on. (I have an “affirmative” in there […]

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At the crescent…

At the crescent curve of the table onscreen, at Earth’s table, there is nodding. And frowning. And stares. And messages exchanged in type. Secrets not meant for alien ears that could mean life or death on a scale that could destroy worlds. The crew waits with bated breath.
And waits.
And waits.
Earth’s leaders exchange a nod, and one by one, they raise their hands over the table.

Envoy- Acceleration

Just a sample of what’s to come, pulled directly from the final pages of Acceleration: the first volume of Envoy  which has just been completed!

The manuscript is already in the editing stage, and will soon be prepped for submission to interested agents and publishers with a second draft expected by no later than early April. If you know such a party, by all means, spread the word! Envoy is ready to start looking for its new home!

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