Posts by: Floyd Getchell

Pilgrim’s Trail 20 Feb 13

Major change in the story that I am surprised that I did not think of sooner and those of you that know me will be surprised too! Hero protagonist Hank Paulson is no longer a Marshal but the service has been changed to Rangers! LOL So now Hank is a Ranger! The story progresses, I…

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The New Web Site!

Devin Miller has done an outstanding job creating a very professional webpage for me! Thanks man! You can get hold of him through this page to help you create yours. He has done an excellent job educating me on how this stuff works, old dog new tricks, and I am sure he will be willing…

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New Website!

Well the web page is about to move and from the look of things I am really excited. Those of you that asked will be rewarded with the RSS/Reader ability and it will be viewable in all browser formats! Yah, Devin my web guy! Everything is moving forward as I try to have my writing…

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Never Read Your Own Blog

Never read your own blog, you catch all the spelling errors, stupid things you said and it is narcissistic! LOL Pigrim’s Trail strives toward completion as it is close to crossing the 30,000 word threshold. This may sound odd but I have several stories that make about 20,000 words and then ‘lose their legs’ as…

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Alive to see 2013

I can remember thinking that I would never live to see the year 2000 and now it is 2013 and I am still cruising along. My mentor passed away over the holidays and my sense of loss was filled with this amazingly huge family of his that has come to include me and my sons…

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Well everything is prep’d for the End of the World on Friday, we should be arriving in Arizona about that time so it will be prefect. Crossed a major hurtle Thursday as I was able to write a pivotal scene in Pilgrim’s Trail and now I can ‘see’ the direction that the novel is going…

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Busy Week

Wow what a week! Lots of writing done on Pilgrim’s Trail and lots of research on Recurrent Evil. My Birthday was on the 28th of November and I got to parachute out of a plane! It was for work and it was really cool! Found a very nice restaurant in Leesville, Hana’s a Japanese Steakhouse…

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Frustration of a Writer

The frustration of being a writer is sometimes amazing, I have been frustrated by every aspect of the writing process; cover art, editing, formatting etc. But by far the most frustrating is when you come up with a great sentence or title to a new book and you think that is so awesome I will…

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Pilgrim’s Trail has taken a unique turn recently

Pilgrim’s Trail has taken a unique turn recently. For those that are unfamiliar with the writing process the story seldom ends up where you thought it might go. Characters and events come to you as you write, characters develop and new ideas are injected into the story. Robots have come to the forefront in the…

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Pilgrim’s Trail Rewrite Preview

The rewrite of Pilgrim’s Trail has taken a dramatic turn as the story has morphed into more than just Cowboys in Space. Questions of our place in the Universe, speculation of how we would interact with alien races, other works of Science Fiction and their influence on how we perceive the future, and advances on…

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