January 7th, 2009

nova, spectres

progress....

Wrote about 1000 words on Spectres, bringing me to 12,075 words. Not much, but it'll do for now. I'm gonna spend the next couple of days on this, then do the next chapter of Ghost Academy over the weekend, then back to Farscape at the top of next week.
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    "Today's the Day" by Michael McCloud
schott

Schott's Miscellany 6 January 2009

Samuel Morse first publicly demonstrated the electric telegraph (1838)



BELGIAN DRINKING LEGENDS

In the 18th century, it was said that Belgian laborers spent a quarter of their wages on drink--on ordinary days, they took six drams, on festal days more. These drams were named:

The Worm-killer5.30am
The Eye-opener8am
The Whip11am
The Digester2pm
The Soldier5pm
The Finisher7.30pm



Authors are easy to get on with--if you're fond of children.
Michael Joseph (1897-1958)
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    "Potter's Field" by Tom Waits
trek

Star Trek book schedule for 2009

In the interests of spreading information far and wide, here's the current Star Trek book schedule from Pocket Books for the calendar year 2009, with occasional notes. This is subject to amendment at the drop of a phaser, but this is pretty much what should be happening.

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    "Once Upon a Time in the West" by Dire Straits
nova, spectres

Spectres coming in December!

I've had it confirmed from my new editor at Pocket that StarCraft: Ghost: Spectres is scheduled for release in December 2009, which is also when Volume 1 of StarCraft: Ghost Academy should be released by TokyoPop. It's gonna be a StarCraft Christmas!

I should probably finish writing the book...........................
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    "Blues Stay Away from Me" by the Notting Hillbillies