Desert of Man

Writing. Culture. Politics. Wandering.

Letters – Dante’s Siege

Brother, I trust you are safe and sound, out there, somewhere. I have no doubt that you have the same concerns as I do, for safety and wellbeing. Knowing how … Continue reading

July 19, 2013

Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindle Book Event on 13-14 July

Sci-Fi / Fantasy Kindle Book Event on 13-14 July, organised by Tim Flanagan over at his blog. Keep an eye out there for more updates and please feel free to share! I’m honoured to find myself on that list.

July 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

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

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

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

Letters – Dear Sirs

Dear Sirs, it has been years, decades, since an opportunity of this magnitude presented itself. You will find the reports attached to this letter, if I may I will present … Continue reading

June 15, 2013

Letters – Dear old man

Dear old man, thanks for your call, I’m really sorry I missed it. I thought leaving the service would mean having plenty time to be lazy, turns out I keep … Continue reading

June 14, 2013

Letters – Shut up and serve

Kiddo,

thanks for rubbing it in. I’ll agree I should have given trading assignments a second thought. Too bad you’re having a shitty day, and are bored with boring people. You’re there to do a job though, so do it. It doesn’t matter how you feel about it, what matters is that it gets done. And really, use that brain of yours. If your gut tells you something, there’s likely a damn good reason for you to be there. Me, I’d have hired some netkid to give me summaries and spent the rest of the time at a bar, oblivious to what I agree with is quite an intruiging observation of yours.

June 13, 2013

Rant – Warfare in space

Warfare in space is mathematics. Living and dying by the clock. Warfare in space is a race of clocks against each other. Biding time and lines of code. Warfare in … Continue reading

June 12, 2013

Letters – I’m not a happy person

Hey old man,

just so you know, I’m not a happy person. At least not here, not today. I should never have accepted this assignment. Not only did they send me here on the slowest transport in the entire universe, they sent me to a place filled with politicians. I understand now why you were so keen on trading assignments, I should have known I guess.

June 12, 2013

Burning Memory

Duty, family, choices. Consequences above all.

A Science Fiction Story

Twitter Updates

Advertisements

Thin Blue Line

The edge between life and death of a world.

A Science Fiction Story

Reverie Radio

Conversations With Artists Of All Varieties

Jane Lindskold: Wednesday Wanderings

Weekly posts about whatever has caught my fancy, especially the odd stuff I see as I go about my day.

Sarah Michelle Lynch

NO ORDINARY CHARACTERS . . . AND ALL THE STEAM

Andy McKell

An occasional blog

jnaomiay

Author of The Two Moons of Rehnor series

The Last Praetorian

Can you ever find redemption for the mistakes of your past?

disregard the prologue

Life, writing, books, dragons- not necessarily in that order. Home of best-selling Fantasy author Kate Sparkes.

Cyd Madsen

What The Dogs Say

No Wasted Ink

Author Interviews * Book Reviews * Essays * Writer's Links * Scifaiku

Gnostalgia

Observing this believing world

McCollonough Ceili

Irish/American Author

The Paradox Series - By Patti Roberts

A Little Girls World Is Turned Upside Down By The Angel Of Death