Posts by: Floyd Getchell

17 Nov 2013

Sorry everyone (although I doubt anyone reads this) suffered an internet failure and took some time to resolve it. I have received half of my books and questionnaires back from my Beta readers for Pilgrim’s Trail and have gotten some great feedback which will be incorporated into the final rewrite and edit. The sequel to…

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19 Sep 2013

Mailed the proof copies of ‘Pilgrim’s Trail’ to the Beta readers yesterday and I am really hoping a lot of good comes out of this project. The scenario that I have set is really fun to write in so I am hoping that it meets with success so that I can continue to develop the…

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14 Sep 2013

Well the web site has exploded I have spent most of the day mediating it, thanks to all of you that are not bots and I do apologize to everyone for the Spam problems associated with the site. Questionnaire for the Beta readers is complete and will be sent out Monday. I have continued to…

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Pilgrim’s Trail Proof

Well the first proofs for ‘Pilgrim’s Trail’ arrived today and I must say they look pretty great! Really happy with the cover because it took me about 30 minutes to get through the process which has taken me as much as 6 weeks in the past. I weaseled out and used createspace.com ready  made cover…

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9 Sep 13

Ordered the proofs of ‘Pilgrim’s Trail’ today for my Beta Readers, spent all of about 20 minutes on the cover art, I need to get off my butt and get someone to do my cover art! I want it to look like the classic covers from the 40’s and 50’s. I continue to write ‘Casualties…

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Pilgrim’s Trail update 8 Sep 2013

Well the book took a major leap forward as I quit tinkering with it and sent it to Amazon. It will be reviewed, I have some friends doing a beta read for me and then I will be ready to publish and submit to Kindle The formatting issues that I normally struggle with vanished when…

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WorldCon’s End 3 Sep 2013

Well the drive back from San Antonio sucked because people do not appear to know how to drive as part of a collective group. Got to meet Harry Turtledove and his wife and they appeared to be very nice people. Harry Turtledove is considered the Master of Alternate History Novels and I got to see…

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Day 3 WorldCon – 31 Aug 13

This has been great! Gave away a bunch of 1st Edition “Capitulation” autographed a few copies too. Other folks I have talked to enjoyed the concept behind “Worlds at War” and “Pilgrim’s Trail” have seen a bunch of great costumes and met some great people. David and I helped build the massive Lego Hugo Rocket,…

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25 Aug 2013

Yes, I am by far the worst blogger in the history of Blogging! Been busy at work and trying to get Pilgrim’s Trail through the final phase, editing, so I can publish it. This coming weekend is the World Sci-Fi Convention and I am really excited about going. It will be my first and hopefully…

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30 July 2013

Booked my tickets and hotel for WorldCon 13 in San Antonio and I am pretty excited! ComiCon gets more press but this is the real deal as it will be where this years Hugo Awards will be presented. Maybe some day I will be considered for the Award. I am trying to get Pilgrim’s Trail…

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