If you’re curious about the trouble scientists have had with retracted papers and other problems, I’m on the Catholic Geek tonight talking about their problems and incentives.
Torchship Pilot, the sequel to Torchship, is available on Amazon. The audiobook edition is in production. WAR IS BAD FOR BUSINESS: The crew of the freighter Fives Full want to enjoy the profits of their dangerous voyage, but when war breaks out they’re pressed into service for missions a warship can’t do. Winning the war demands… Continue reading Torchship Pilot Released
I’ll be at Soonercon in Oklahoma City, June 24-26. My panels are: Koffee Klatch, Sat 9am – Behold the non-morning person. Materializing Wealth, Sat 3pm – What will replicators do to the economy? Reading, Sun 11am – A sample of Torchship, or if it’s people who know me, Torchship Pilot. Patent That Rascal! Sun noon… Continue reading Soonercon and Interviews
I’ll be appearing on two upcoming podcasts. Tuesday evening (5:30 PDT) I’ll be on Krypton Radio’s Event Horizon show. My lovely muse and narrator Laura will be joining me to talk about books, rockets, and working together as a couple on creative projects. The Event Horizon Sunday evening (7:30 EDT) the Catholic Geeks have invited… Continue reading Podcasts and Awards
The long-awaited audiobook version of Torchship is up at Audible. I think the narrator has done a lovely job of capturing the personalities. In other news, I was interviewed about the background of Torchship. And for anyone interested in the business side of self-publishing I told my story at Dave Farland’s writing advice site.
Ships in the Torchship setting travel from star to star via gates, so the pattern of gate connections matters more than the physical positions of the stars relative to each other. This map shows some of routes the Fives Full travels in the first and second books.