NaNoWriMo 2018

I’m trying out my first NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), which typically challenges new, would-be authors to write a complete first draft of a novel that’s 50,000 words long in the 30 days of November. Ever since I heard of…

June Status: Rights of Use

It’s been five months since the last status post. Since then, I’ve: started a publishing company (www.astrainvicta.com) gotten rights back for Rights of Use started a mailing list commissioned cover art from the immensely talented Mallory Rock of Rock Solid…

Wiki: Tewet

Tewet are a species of genetically-engineered aliens adapted from aquatic parasites on a water world at (0.5, 0, 0). They were developed to be biological memory augmentation devices, but they developed unexpected self awareness after general release. Most of the…

Wiki: Kemtewet History

The Kemtewet Empire was established shortly after Neith consolidated her power on Keidem and abolished the augmentation development program. When it became apparent that Kemtewet population growth would outpace human population growth, Empress Neith established colony worlds to both grow…

This Alien Sympathy: Prelude

A deleted scene from the short story “This Alien Sympathy” (after “Little Setira” and before Rights of Use, Project Black Book Volume 1). Setira’s mother was asked to retire when Setira reached 708, after she wed but before she bore…