Desert of Man

Writing. Culture. Politics. Wandering.

Movie Review – Europa Report

Presented with an opportunity to watch Europa Report (IMDB) it was rather hard to say no. And in these days where we prefer the milking dry of reboot concepts and … Continue reading

June 30, 2013

In the pipeline – Writing

With Burning Memory and Coasting released on both Amazon and Smashwords, it’s time to review what’s on the table at the moment. It’s been an interesting month, and at times quite a busy one. Five projects active. Vultures, The Thin Blue Line, two short stories. And the trilogy of The Triptych Study novels.

June 30, 2013

Coasting and Burning Memory – Out Now!

After the release of Burning Memory, it is now time to finally launch Coasting, another science fiction short taking place in the fictional universe Of Suns And Spheres. Where Burning … Continue reading

June 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Resources – The Triptych Study – Cover Design

After finally succeeding in getting Burning Memory published on Smashwords it was time to unwind my fingers for a bit, something which did not last long as I found myself … Continue reading

June 26, 2013

Writing – A Triptych of Humanity

After a brief interlude of experiments in self publishing, designed to test the waters and the angle of the learning curve, I have managed to get some sleep and get … Continue reading

June 22, 2013 · 1 Comment

The Burning Memory Publishing Experiment

I had originally not planned to take this route, but in light of bumping against a few walls I decided it would not hurt to engage in a practical experiment. Burning Memory is a short story setting, ideal for what any random Mad Scientist would call a controlled experiment.

June 21, 2013

Burning Memory – Cover Design

I’m giving the experiment for the cover of Coasting a brief rest, after – as often happens – a moment of creative drive on another short story. After considering the … Continue reading

June 20, 2013

Coasting – Cover Design

Cover Design experiments for the science fiction short story “Coasting”.

June 19, 2013 · 7 Comments

Rant – An Admiral of ancient words

That was some briefing. If I didn’t have trust in the Admiral before it, I’d have it now. We’re going to get our hands full with simulations, reorganizations, and a … Continue reading

June 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

Coasting Quiet – a science fiction short

Halfway through final revision of Coasting Quiet, a science fiction short on meeting a fate of dying alone. Originally written over a decade ago, I recently picked it up again to rewrite and – most likely – publish.

June 19, 2013

Military Science Fiction – Time for a support group

These past few months, with my late but unavoidable final transition from paperback reading towards ebook consumables, I’ve been rediscovering a lot of books, a lot of stories. Predominantly however … Continue reading

June 18, 2013

Burning Memory

Duty, family, choices. Consequences above all.

A Science Fiction Story

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