I have accomplished a great personal best: creating a complete pre-history, flora, fauna, culture, alien races and government for five alien planets that the humans or Terrans in my new novel series “The Five Rims”. It came in at just over 15K words as well. Now to write the first book set in that universe.Continue reading “The Reverse Outline”
Backstories are extremely important in creating a setting. We must write a history, an ecology, a governmental system and many other things to make a believable setting.
As of today I am right on schedule. I finished The U.S.S. Ronald Reagan, Book 2 of my WIP This Broken Earth. This book is a little over half the length of Book 1, but is packed with constant action that does not seem to let up for a moment. I think I will have toContinue reading “Finished Book 2 Rough Draft Today”
I have been hard at work making covers that would blend with the cover of the first installment of This Broken Earth, The U.S. of After. Here are the e-book covers for the second and third installments: Second installment: The U.S.S. Ronald Reagan – Due out October 31st, 2012 The third installment, Babylon the Great – Due out December 21st,Continue reading “Cover Art for Book 2 and 3 of “This Broken Earth””
Found this wonderful “how to” video that takes a humorous yet truthful look at the holiday since everyone seems to think they are Irish today. “My great-grandpappy” and blah-blah-blah.