Yearly Archives: 2019

Moving the plot around

Book news First, some book news. The publication date for Stars Beyond has changed. It’s now January 21, 2020. The original date we were given was January 20, but that’s the Monday, and Tuesday is normal publication day. I see it’s in all the online bookstores as January 21, so I’m going with that date,…

Evolution of an idea. Maybe.

If dreams are your mind’s subconscious, then my mind is in dire straits right now. Every few weeks I have a dystopian dream. What’s more, I remember it when I wake up. I find I dream three types of dreams. Those I remember, those I don’t, and those where I don’t remember dreaming but I…

Revisiting an old post

We get a lot of questions from readers about whether we’d like to write more Linesman books. We often refer them to an old post we wrote when we were starting to write Stars Uncharted which talks about some of the stories we’d like to cover in that universe. If you’re interested, and haven’t read…

Progress report January 2019

Book news.  We have a new publication date for Stars Beyond. It’s 22 October 2019* 20 January 2020. We’re looking forward to it. We have also seen the cover, which we can’t show you yet. Love it. The completed rewrite of Stars Beyond is due at the end of January.  Sherylyn has her headphones on,…

Hobbiton

There’s a former convict settlement in Tasmania, a penal colony. It’s the prison they used to house convicts in back when the British first settled Australia. By all accounts, it was a brutal place to live back in those days. Nowadays it’s an historic site and one of the state’s biggest tourist attractions. Port Arthur…