Posts by: Floyd Getchell

6.5 x 41 Kurz ECAPTC Cartridge Production Starts TODAY!

I am very happy to announce that I have began to make 6.5 x 41mm Kurz Cases and Cartridges as the resizing dies have arrived from Hornady Custom Dies. Ben Syring at Hornady was outstanding in understanding the concept behind the 6.5 x 41mm Kurz ECAPTC, (Extreme Conditions All-Purpose Tactical Cartridge) and making the dies in record…

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TusCon Weekend! Book Done!

“Casualties of War” is DONE! Editing complete, Kindle upload complete and now….the Cover Art, ugh! Anyone that has just glanced at my work on Amazon knows that I have struggled with Cover Art for my books. I either get too impatient (Capitulation) I want to get back to writing or I try to be too…

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Days Away From Editing “Casualties of War”!

Casualties of War the second book in the Pilgrim’s Trail – Series is very close to completion and the beginning of Editing. This week was spent adding descriptions of the planets surfaces, terrain and vegetation. I want the reader to be able to see what I see in my mind when I am describing that the…

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Busy Weekend but still got in some Great Writing!

My second Oldest Son got married last weekend and this did shorten my writing week but as you can see progress in being made. The History of World War III (Academic Study) – progress 16,000+ words Goal 100,000 words World War III (Altered History Fiction) – progress 7000+ words, Goal 100,000 words Casualties of War…

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Rerelease of “Pilgrim’s Trail” on Kindle this Week!

The History of World War III (Academic Study) – progress 16,000+ words Goal 100,000 words World War III (Altered History Fiction) – progress 7000+ words, Goal 100,000 words Casualties of War – Pilgrim’ Trail Book Two – 62,000+ words, Goal 100,000 words Officially a Novel! The Devil’s Ride – Pilgrim’s Trail Book Three – 8,000+…

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End of Research and off to Writing

I arrived in London last night and I am honestly tired of traveling. I am looking forward to being home and not going anywhere for a while. I have been writing furiously on the road but on notecards and in notebooks as you can see by the word counts below that have barely moved. Although…

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Research and Writing continue in Munich

Spent the day at the Bavarian State Library in the archives trying to track down information on what life was like here in Munich and in Nuremberg after WWII in preparation to continue writing “The History of World War III” In looking for historic accuracy I want to incorporate a few characters to convey the…

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Worldcon 75 Helsinki is now Over!

While this is only my second Worldcon, which is the World Science-Fiction Convention, it was the best that I have experienced so far. To start my luggage was lost but the airlines and hotel took good care of me. Besides that, I had a great time in Helsinki most people here speak English very well…

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