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Rest in Peace Leonard Nimoy: You Lived Long and Prospered

Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015.

Leonard Nimoy 1931-2015.

Fascinating. Logical. Live long and prosper. 

These are just a few of the catchphrases that Leonard Nimoy made famous during his long and beloved portrayal of Spock from Star Trek. Spock is one of the most iconic characters in science fiction, probably the second science-fiction character to attain iconic status after Frankenstein. The lovable and honorable half-human, half-Vulcan who struggled to put logic before emotion won the hearts of legions of fans.

Today is a sad day for Trekkies throughout the universe. Not only did we lose an icon of one of the most beloved geek franchises; we lost an inspiring voice, a talented artist, and a dedicated humanitarian.

leonard-nimoyHe was an actor, director, photographer, and writer, and we are fortunate that he shared his many gifts with us. He lived long and he prospered. May he rest in peace.

 

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Call for Beta Readers for the First Book in My Metamorphosis Series

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Call for beta readers.

I’m super excited to announce that I’ve completed the first book in my forthcoming Metamorphosis series.

The working title of the book is Engineered Underground, and it’s the first of a five-book series that is science fiction with elements of military, superheroes, and mystery.

I’m looking for beta readers to read the book and provide honest, critical feedback and suggestions for making improvements.

Here’s a description of the book:

Earth hasn’t seen an international war in decades, and militaries around the world are shrinking. But there are those who still see war on the horizon, and they will do anything to restore the military to its former glory.

Wendy Watson is an engineer who has dedicated her life to building a machine that will revolutionize medicine. In order to keep her lab at MIT open and continue their work, Wendy and her partner, programmer Eli Levine, desperately need to win a grant.

But Wendy’s life is thrown into upheaval when she experiences a tragic loss, and she comes into possession of extraordinary technology that leads Wendy and her friends into a world of military intrigue, government secrets, and underground science.

How far will Wendy go in order to prevent an act of treason of epic proportions?

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1200 Creative Writing Prompts

1200 Creative Writing Prompts1200 Creative Writing Prompts is the third and final book in my Adventures in Writing series.

It’s packed with fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction prompts designed to inspire and motivate you to write while encouraging you to experiment with different forms and genres.

  • 500 fiction writing prompts
  • 400 poetry prompts
  • 300 creative nonfiction prompts

1200 Creative Writing Prompts is available in paperback and as an ebook for a variety of e-readers.

Are you ready to write? Pick up a copy of 1200 Creative Writing Prompts today.

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10 Core Practices for Better Writing

10 Core Practices for Better Writing10 Core Practices for Better Writing is the second book in my Adventures in Writing series, a collection of books that encourage writers to experiment with a range of forms, genres, and techniques.

This book is designed to help you develop the lifelong habits of a professional writer by adopting beneficial writing practices that foster excellence in the craft.

It’s packed with tools, techniques, and tips that will consistently improve your writing over the long term.

10 Core Practices for Better Writing is available in paperback from Amazon and CreateSpace and as an ebook for the Kindle and a variety of other devices.

Start your journey toward better writing today.

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