Monthly Archives: April 2012

Bye Bye Kindle Select

Some news in the world of my writing, my time with Kindle Select program has come to an end. The couple of free days that “Revolutionary Right” was available for free generated a total of around 665 downloads (which is …

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SciFi Fantasy Saturday- April 14

Last week’s Sci-Fi Fantasy Saturday was fun, so here’s another snippet from Aristeia: Revolutionary Right. “You going to tell me where we’re going?” Saracasi asked impatiently. “As soon as I know, I’ll tell you,” Maarkean replied, which got a sigh …

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Ferengi Lockbox

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I’ve been playing STO lately since it is more forgiving for limited time. I’ve mainly just been running DOFF missions once or twice a day, but occasionally having enough time to do a STF. I managed to get the MK …

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SWTOR Patch 1.2

Well, the day has come, Patch 1.2 is live in SWTOR. It has been 2-3 weeks since I have even logged into SWTOR due to my time constraints (I have played a lot of STO ironically, but I can log …

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Rise of Small Business

Throughout much of history, most people have worked for what could be considered small businesses. Many were independent farmers but you had the local shop owner, blacksmith, tavern, tanner, butcher, baker, candlestick maker etc. The only comparable examples of “mega-corporations” …

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Time Travel in Games

Time travel is one of those things that can make a great story…or be completely stupid. For the most part is is over used and not done well (see most examples of time travel in Star Trek). Usually the consequences …

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SciFi Fantasy Saturday- April 7

At the suggestion of Patrick Stutzman, I’ve decided to try participating in the Science Fiction Fantasy Saturdays. It looked like a good way to introduce my novel to others and introduce myself to some potentially new stories to read. It’s …

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Bestseller List

The Amazon bestseller list is an odd beast. In theory, the best books should filter their way to the top of the list. Good books will sell well. However, this doesn’t always hold true. One of the reasons I decided …

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Out of the Loop

With the arrival of the baby, I’ve been pretty out of the loop in regards to the various progressive movements I use to be following. I haven’t even watched all the recent Daily Shows and Colbert Reports which are my …

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Star Wars Kinect

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I finally decided to go ahead and get a Kinect. Why? Pretty much to play the new Star Wars Kinect game. Okay, while that was the motivator to do it now, it wasn’t my only reason. I’ve liked the idea …

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