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Our latest book

Our latest book

Stars Uncharted. Character-oriented space opera. A chase through space. All Nika and Josune want to do is survive, but the Company is after them, and in this universe, the Company always wins.

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Linesman series

Linesman series

If you're looking for the Linesman series, click here to see more about Ean Lambert and his friends. There are three books, Linesman, Alliance and Confluence.

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Monthly progress report

Monthly progress report

We also do a monthly progress report, which is a moodometer of how we're feeling at the start of the month, and a quick summary of anything important that happened.

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    Bad writing habits

    I’m making changes to Stars Beyond, based on our editor’s feedback.  A few changes to the first chapter. Well, let’s be honest, more than a few. (It’s okay, not a total rewrite, we did leave some words the same at the end of the chapter.) Sherylyn is following along behind, unmaking half of them. “But... Read more →

    How long does it take to write a book?

    One piece of writing advice I’ve heard is that if your book takes more than a year to write, then you should dump it and start another one. I can see some merit in a very small part of this, but no, if we dumped our novels after twelve months, we’d have a string of... Read more →

    Progress report

    We got the edits back for Stars Beyond early this week. The changes our editor asked for weren’t too bad.  Although, I have been rereading the story since, and some of the word choices in the first four chapters sound flat. It doesn’t take much to fix. Little tweaks here and there, but I’m relieved... Read more →

    A tale of two movies

    Today I saw Captain Marvel. It was great.  I enjoyed it. Lots of fun, with a decent plot. I say this, because I also recently saw Alita: Battle Angel, and I have to say that the world building in Alita was beautiful, and the effects were excellent, but the story was ordinary. It didn’t finish,... Read more →