Uncategorized

Incoming

Posted on

There are more things in heaven and Earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. Wm. Shakespeare I’ve been seeing a lot of posts in my SF Facebook groups about various things in the solar system and beyond. Astronomers are beginning to learn so much about the solar system that we never knew. ‘Oumuamua […]

Uncategorized

Still collecting rejections

Posted on

I am still collecting rejections but I have six stories out for review at various magazines. The most interesting rejections have come from GigaNotoSaurus and Fantasy and Science Fiction. GigaNotoSaurus suggested three resources¬† listed below: Tips for Standard Manuscript Formatting (Vonda N. McIntyre) 3 Things That End A Story Well (Cat Rambo) Nectar for Rejectomancers […]

Uncategorized

American Steel

Posted on

I read today an essay from The New Yorker that said the 20th century railroads made the mistake of thinking they were in the railroad business instead of the transportation business. I think American steel is making a similar mistake. A lot of American manufacturing in general survived WWII with their physical plant intact. The […]

Writing

Ed2Go Writing Classes

Posted on

I’ve been taking writing classes from Ed2Go through the Howard Community College in Maryland. So far I’ve taken Beginning Writer’s Workshop and Advanced Fiction Writing and now I’m taking Write Like a Pro. I’ve found them very helpful. The first focused on how you write. The second and third focus on structuring stories and how […]