Posts by: Floyd Getchell

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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Prep’d

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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Story Re-Write

If any of you are following “Pilgrim’s Trail” I am about to redirect and rewrite the story! I was muddling along and realized that I had made the same mistakes that others had made in the ‘Cowboys in Space’ Genre! Please be patient, I think that you will like the new direction. It will be…

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Tau Ceti Solar System

Pilgrim’s Trail Setting

This is the Tau Ceti Solar System as it would be seen from Earth if the view was not impaired by the Cloud of debris that surrounds the entire system. This is the primary location for the Pilgrim’s Trail Story!

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