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“I missed the kickstarter! Can I buy it on Amazon?”

Several people have asked me “I missed the kickstarter! Can I buy it on Amazon?”. The short answer is: no, but you will be able to buy copies again…some day. The longer answer is: When the kickstarter closed at over … Continue reading

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Limited edition prequel short story

The 10 lucky folks who pledged at the “signed, limited to an edition of 10” level will also get copies of this trade paperback prequel short story, explaining how John and the Dogs escaped from Earth. In the future I … Continue reading

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Books are shipping!

My wife (and very talented graphic designer) Jennifer revised the covers of the two books, and I’ve uploaded those images, plus the final proof-read text to Lulu. All of the books that need to get signed by me ($999 tier … Continue reading

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The books are finished and ready to buy!

Please check out the kickstarter ! E-books starting at just $6.

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Act I Problems / a Five Year Writing Project

Writing a novel isn’t always a team exercise, but it can be. While I’m doing 100% of the labor and 99.99% of the decision making on this novel, there are a few trusted voices I’m listening to: a writing coach … Continue reading

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soccer in micro-gravity

You ask: @MorlockP I'd pay to watch soccer in micro-gravity. Once. — Brian Dunbar (@bdunbar) June 26, 2014 We deliver: {{{***x 306: MIKE, DARCY – walking through tunnels == 2064: Conveyor Belt district, Aristillus, 2.4 million km from Earth A … Continue reading

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The vast majority of competition in Aristillus was friendly – or, at the very least, civil

In the novel I have this bit: The vast majority of competition in Aristillus was friendly – or, at the very least, civil. It wasn’t like back home, where bribing government procurement offices and putting moles inside other firms competing … Continue reading

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Economics Two Point Oh

On twitter there was a thread where Accelerando and my novels collided: @oddblots @Nick_B_Steves @mr_archenemy In fact, it's got a hat tip to Accelerando: a couple of idiots talking about "economics two point oh" — Morlock Publishing (@MorlockP) May 12, … Continue reading

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I’ve started draft 5

Almost exactly six months ago I finished draft 4. And then I put the novel on a shelf. On the one hand, boo! On the other hand, I’ve got an excuse: those six months were sort of busy. During that … Continue reading

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short stories, sales funnel, miscellaneous life updates

Aristillus The Aristillus books are off to a writing coach who will be reviewing them (or, rather, Act 1 of book 1) over the holidays. I hope to have actionable feedback to guide me in the fifth and final draft … Continue reading

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