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The Magellan

One of my characters surprised me by bringing up the Magellan. I didn’t know he was aware of it. I thought the characters, stories and ideas were all kept segregated in my upstairs. 215 more words

Writing

New Words

Skoth and fald have entered my writing vocabulary for my science fiction novel.

Skoth: skin clothing. Smart clothing which mimics Human skin’s respiration functions but also can shield and protect the body, and cover people so they don’t seem naked, while sculpting and shaping their forms according to their settings. 44 more words

Writing

Year end review, Part II: Mindcop Dossiers Boxed Set

My second release of 2016 was the Mindcop Dossiers Boxed-Set. Released on October 2nd, it’s an excellent way for new readers to familiarize themselves with this entire Mars Space Opera series for an affordable price. 30 more words

Announcements

Talossa - A Model for Celestial Nationhood (Off World Micronations)

Some of you may be familiar with the concept of a micronation (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Micronation  / https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_micronations) – which is the idea of an autonomous self declared nation that is not recognised by other sovereign nations.     900 more words

Short Story: The Well

A series of long, rectangular modules interconnecting domes stole the rusted horizon. They rose from the dirt, dust-covered red and brown from high-winds and a oxygen-starved atmosphere. 1,446 more words

It's Time for a New Look at Space: 1999

It’s obvious I’m a fan of Space: 1999, so I’ll happily declare there is a bias present in this article. To me, the show had a lot going for it – compelling characters, amazing sets, decent (for the time) special effects, and a tone of mystery and hope set against a subtle backdrop of disillusionment and mistrust (two feelings that permeated the 1970s, and coincidentally the twenty-teens). 1,406 more words

Space: 1999

New Space Station crew

New crew started today off early here on Earth, headed to the launch pad, suited up & lifted off to @Space_Station: https://t.co/Co13ZLXi2l pic.twitter.com/qldQJN3Xdd

— NASA (@NASA) …

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