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    Off to Supanova again

    Off to Supanova Perth again this weekend.  I really am planning to make it a better experience than last year.  Hopefully with the drop in price of the book after 12 months then I can pick up a few more readers.  I do believe that $10.00 is a much more...
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    Continuum, the continuation of a sci fi tradition?

    Continuum, is it the continuation of an old Sci-Fi theme or the start of a new one.  No matter the era, time travel has always been a big part of science fiction.  Be it H.G. Wells “The Time Machine.” James Cameron’s “The Terminator”, … in “Quantum leap” “Time Traxx” or...
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    Promoting your book 101

    Advertising, publicity, getting your name out there cheaply. These are things I have been trying to do, however there is no sure way that I can see to get quick and unparalleled results and there is no such thing as cheap publicity as cheap is not what you want people...
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    The Woes Of A Writer!

    One would think getting published would be a dream come true.  I know, even I thought so.  My dream was to become published and possibly even a little bit important.  Well, I know importance is in the eye of the beholder so in a way I have become more important. ...

Character profiles

Gunnery “Like taking candy from a baby.”
The Gunnery is like his brother. He has one person in his life that matters. Himself, just don’t stand in his way.
Lord Dragoon “Do not disobey me!” The head of The Company, he has enjoyed many advantages throughout his long life. The Councill is his direct report in theory, though he more then manipulates them into doing what he requires. He has an evil agenda and I pity all that stand in his way, even his son…

About DC Daines

It’s not a man’s thoughts that make him evil.
It’s what he does with those thoughts..

The world of “The Star Crystal” was something that I did not make up. Rather it came to me in a time of need. After many years working in the same job, I turned up to work, got myself stuck in a drum heating oven. Just imagine a massive, double-door steel box. Freaked out with mass claustrophobia and phoned my partner in crime. I can still remember those words, “I know that we have only been here for fifteen minutes, but I really need to go for a break.”
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