Monthly Archives: November 2010

NOT Jack McDevitt’s Echo

So if Jack McDevitt’s Echo occupied three days of my last eleven, where did the rest go? (Besides the two days of the Thanksgiving holiday, of course, and the daily grind at work.) Well, at one point in that story, … Continue reading

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Jack McDevitt’s Echo

As I predicted, I lost a lot of spare time to Jack McDevitt’s Echo, his latest Alex Benedict novel. It was every bit worth the wait. I spent most of Saturday and all day Sunday reading it, finishing it in … Continue reading

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We are experiencing technical difficulties…

Jack McDevitt’s latest novel, Echo, has arrived in my mailbox. My free time has disappeared for the next couple of days, at least. Jack McDevitt is easily my favorite SF writer active today, and I recommend everything he writes. Strongly … Continue reading

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The EBook Formatter #3

Following up on my previous EBook Formatter posts. Architecture definition begins below the break…

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The EBook Formatter #2

Following up on my previous EBook Formatter post. More requirements definition below the break…

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NOOTA!

“Numbers Out Of Thin Air”. I think I’ve just coined a useful acronym. “Let’s say you charge $5 per copy, and pay $2 per copy, then your profit is $3 per copy. Sell 1,000 copies, and you’ve got $3,000. NOOTA, … Continue reading

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Never cross the streams! (The EBook Formatter #1)

So Dean Wesley Smith wrote this post about how to format a document for eBook publication in the common formats. It also describes the process of actually publishing your eBook, and lots of other great business advice; but I want … Continue reading

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Today in Tycho Under #1

Today, I updated the maps page, including: Map of Luna Map of Tycho Crater Map of Tycho Admin District Map of Tycho Under Main Level Map of Tycho Under Second Level Map of Tycho Under Third Level Map of Hawking … Continue reading

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A blog AND a wiki?

So my buddy Curtis asked: “Why do you need a blog and a wiki for this project?” Good question! The Guidebook is fiction. It’s written as a real document from a fictional future history. I’m going to try to keep … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Old Town Tavern

Where you find working people, you’ll find an Old Town Tavern, a place where they can drink and unwind and share stories… even on the Moon! A large number of my Tycho Under stories are told in or even set … Continue reading

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