This next chapter scene was hard to write. Yet, for some reason, I keep doing it! It represents yet another low point for our hero in the story. Now normally, one would expect to see just one low point in a seven-act story where the hero/heroine feels all is lost. But for MILK RUN, I felt a double low point is necessary: one to represent a career low and the second a more personal low. The…
Here’s What Happens When You Work with Great Beta Readers and Editors. Yep, a Great Review!
Hello all! It’s only a few hours before we watch the NYC ball drop and march on to 2023! There were plenty of ups and downs for us all. But let’s face it, you wouldn’t know you were living if it wasn’t for all the pain and strife that somehow fades to happiness, love and peace. So, my wish for the New Year is that we all work to find common ground with those around…
Here’s a question I received the other day from a StoryOrigin beta reviewer for my book MILK RUN. It concerns political correctness. The beta reviewer’s question centers around the topic of “females bickering over their man during a space battle […] a common troupe (e.g. Star Wars) in SciFi.” The reviewer asks, “will there be pushback these days in our current politically correct environment?” In MILK RUN, the “bickering” shows up as an occasional one-line…
Take the 4939 Holiday Prose Challenge and see if your readers will hold on to your book in the rest room.
MILK RUN is loosely based on my corporate career experience participating in one of those executive management development programs. You know what I’m talking about, where they take young college graduates, send them through some basic leadership training then toss them into the fire of escalating management/supervisory responsibilities. Wow, what a toasty ride!
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Check out this new chapter/scene posted for MILK RUN a military SciFi!
What do you think of this rough illustration showing damage to the USS Princeton after a space battle with a Telrachnid gunship?
I finally posted a new scene for MILK RUN. It follows scene 18 (The Brig) after Captain Toby Nathanael Louis, ends up in the brig after his second in command takes over his ship. Scene 19 shows how he regains control of his ship, the USS Princeton.