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Fun a Day Reseda – The Amiga beta is here!

Well, that didn’t take long. I now have a draft of the second novel I wrote in 2016 ready for feedback from beta readers. (To answer your first bit of feedback: Yes, the cover will be improved. This is just a temporary for the ePub version.) So, what’s Amiga and the Amiga all about?

NaNoWriMo 2016: Why Amiga?

During NaNoWriMo, I’ll write an occasional post about the experience of writing my new novel, Amiga. (These won’t be too frequent because I’ll be busy writing the actual novel.) Since I have a little time before the madness starts, I’d like to describe why I chose the Commodore Amiga as the centerpiece of my book.

NaNoWriMo 2016: What do you do while waiting?

I’m doing it again! I’m participating in National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) this year to kick start my new novel, Amiga. It’s a novel I’ve been planning for some time, and NaNoWriMo gives me the opportunity to put it into words. But NaNoWriMo doesn’t officially start until November 1. What do I do in the meantime? The …

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WritersUA 2014 Day 3: “What do I do now?”

Another benefit of coming to WritersUA is that it’s helping me write my new novel, Amiga. There’s a scene where my narrator is looking at Workbench, the Amiga user interface, for the first time. He is perplexed when he looks at the screen. (Keep in mind that this happens in 1985 when windows and icons …

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How to tell a story where everyone knows the ending

While I wait to hear how The Ghosts of Reseda High does in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest, I’m starting work on my next novel, Amiga. This book describes the early days of the personal computer industry. But it is a story where we already know the ending. Commodore went out of business in …

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