9 February 1987 – 0300 Hours
United States Naval Observatory
38° 55' 18" N 77° 4' 1” W
It was an ungodly hour because it somehow felt indecent to discuss this in the daytime. Daylight was for the work of government. The work they were expected to do. And whatever...
Fine, apparently planting the idea in my head was enough to get me to finish working on it.
(Bo Burnham voice) Daddy made you some content.
(Tom Hanks typewriter voice) Damn you all to hell.
I give you Chapter XL.
Still working away everyone, but I wanted to thank all of you for voting for OoS in the Turtledoves. It's got 38 votes and that's about as many readers as I think each chapter reliably gets. But seriously though, thank you to everyone. If you haven't voted, be sure to vote (even if it's not...
I'm currently finishing up my Star Wars Prequel rewrite. I'm into Act 3 of Episode 3 and I hope to wrap it up sometime in March or April. After that, OoS should resume regular postings.
The next chapter (which is already outlined) has some political items which felt much more different when...
Folks, I'm very sorry to have seemingly abandoned you. I'd like to use 2020 as an excuse, but to be honest, it's not so much my particular situation as that of my beloved country. Whenever I find myself ready to write, instead, somehow I wind up looking at polling numbers. I hope it will...
Very kind of you, though I'm sure Mr. Baxter (is it Mr.? not sure if he has a doctorate?) would gladly take the profits from Voyage over the joys that I've had from writing OoS.
I remember a few years ago I caught a snippet from one of those shows about restaurants with one of the chefs who...
Out Of State Visitor
6 March 1986
“And so, the alien comes back down a day later and they show him the peace plan, and they’re all proud of it. And the alien, big ol’ fella. He takes one look at this thing and he just bursts out laughing at the guys...
Just wanted to show this because I thought it was cool.
In working on OOS, I make a point to have ideas that are far ahead of where I'm currently publishing. One of those ideas is a concept for a game that can be played on the Moon. My version (called Warball) is something of a hybrid between...