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MILK RUN- The Story’s Climax

If you draw a line graph showing the relative tension and excitement of a story, the line’s highest point should be at the climax of the story.  Yes, yes, that’s the place, the magic spot where you want to bring your … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- Simulating Gravity in Spaceships

Have you ever walked in an office building hallway and wondered what it would be like if there were no gravity? Without gravity to allow your feel to grip the floor, you’d have to grab hold of the cabinets (assuming … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- The Story’s Second Act Turn

First he overcame the discovery of his missing fiancée (Smriti) turned enemy and addicted to an alien drug, then a mutiny, then the near destruction of his ship.  Now our hero, Captain Toby must over come the death of Commander Emerson who became a … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- Rail Gun Battle Technology

MILK RUN is a series of scifi battles on many fronts- in space, the heart, between generations, with drug addiction and brainwashing. But for fun, I’m going to talk a little about a space battle weapon featured prominently in MILK … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- The Story’s Double Whammy Low Point

A story’s Low Point throws you deep into the valley of despair where you, like our hero, feel closed in by walls too high to overcome. This is the fourth of the seven skeleton bones for my new novel MILK RUN. … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- The Story’s Diverse SciFi Characters: Toby and Smriti

In my last blog I talked about diversity of characters in books.   So for this week, I decided to take a break from showing you the bones of MILK RUN to talk about the novel’s characters. It’s still a work … Continue reading

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MILK RUN- The Story’s Midpoint

Here’s the third of the seven skeleton bones for my new novel MILK RUN—a science fiction space battle tale about a young captain fresh out of space command school on his first assignment as captain of the USS Princeton, an old … Continue reading

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