Saturday, May 2, 2020

I wrote something new...


Now I have to write a blurb. Um, What's the story about? I just wrote tens of thousands of words exploring that. Um. It's about a ballistic pilot, and the absolutely terrible day she has when her own government tries to shoot her down. It's about the "military advisors" the Other Side is sending into her destination, because cold wars always have hot spots. It's about how, if you bleed a country with taxes and regulations until they can't survive, they will declare independence from the trade union just to stay alive.

It's also about learning that getting what you want doesn't mean you got what you need, and learning to ask for help, and to swallow your pride and start over. And about L-shaped ambushes and ground-to-air fire and how nobody loves linear assaults. And crusty cantankerous curmudgeons with hearts of gold.

And that, just because you've been in a field long enough that all the romance has rubbed off and you're well acquainted with the suck, doesn't mean you don't still love it anyway. 

8 comments:

  1. Ah, something new to buy. :) It sounds good ... and timely.

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  2. And it's a damn good story too! :-)

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  3. Yay!!! More to read from the Bugscuffle Writer's Society!

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  4. got it,read it,where are the next 5,grrrrr

    rms/pa

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  5. Is there going to be a follow up to this or 'Scaling the Rim', please? I want to know what happens to the characters

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  6. Just left another (well-earned) 5 star review. Well done.

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  7. Thank you, ladies and gents!

    BadFrog - I'm still trying to figure out how to write a sequel! This is not as easy as it sounds, no matter how well Alma Boykin & Jim Curtis & my darling man make it look!

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