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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 reasonable price for the book than what the publisher was originally asking 🙂

    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 even Michael J Fox in “Back to the Future”, the concepts and opinion on how you would travel through time and what would happen to your future or past due to this time travel are different. Continuum is no stranger to this in its unique representation of its main theme.  Time travel is possible, though its method is somewhat different. Starting with the joining of 6 items to create a time travel ball and subsequently a time bubble that engulfs six convicted terrorists in their hour of execution. Unfortunately? innocents are also caught in this ripple and sent back in...

    The Truth about the Journey to Become a Published Author

    Putting pen to paper, fingers to keyboard or voice to the recorder are art forms in themselves. We all have our reasons for expressing ourselves through these avenues, and may not all want to be writers, authors or even published, however as artists most of us want to get our work out there so other can enjoy it. This is how I started, I have no interest in the money, I just want to get my story out there for others to enjoy. The laughter, shocked look, the praise of our peers, it is all worth more than money. Unfortunately, there are people in this world that will misuse or even abuse our gifts. Below are some hints and tips on how to ensure you get the most opportunities and the least dismay as possible towards getting published and even some tips for afterwards. However, don’t forget, this is a...

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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