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Taco Tuesday

Some of my best stories start with a title. R.J. Blain once dared me to write a story titled Faceplanting is Always an Option (we were talking about NaNoWriMo a couple of years ago) and more recently the line  The … Continue reading

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Rolling the Dice for Diversity

I love creating characters. It’s one of my favorite aspects of writing. That’s one reason it’s so much fun to do a series of shorts, such as The Cities of Luna, where I get to come up with new characters … Continue reading

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The Value of the Moon

The Value of the Moon By Charles Radley   The Moon weighs 83 times less than the Earth, and by the rocket equation it means it is hundreds of times cheaper to launch material from the Moon than the Earth.    … Continue reading

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Who’s Going To the Moon?

A heck of a lot of folks! (Skip to the bottom for my ROW80 update) Besides  Liftport who plans to build an orbital elevator on the moon in the next decade, there are quite a few other groups planning projects … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Planetary Land-Grab

SciFi Question of the Day: If a political or corporate entity made it to Mars and established a foothold there, how much of a “land grab” should they or could they do? What happens when the next, unrelated group comes? … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Moon Ninja

SciFi Question of the Day: Why would there be ninjas on the moon? Facebook Answers   Betonce M Stein a world without ninjas is too sad to even consider … that is reason enough      Betonce M Stein seriously, i appreciate your writing … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Lunar Day and Night

SciFi Question of the Day: If the lunar colonists use GMT for their clocks, yet the patterns of darkness and light last for a couple of Earth-weeks each, what will the words “Day” and “Night” refer to? What other words … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Why Go to the Moon?

SciFi Question of the Day: Why go to the moon? . Facebook Answers:   Joseph Kerezman Because its there.   AmyBeth Fredricksen Yeah, so’s Venus, but I wouldn’t be seen dead there!   Bob Camp because its better than going to Uranus!!!! LMAO! (sorry i have … Continue reading

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SciFi Q of the Day: Lunar Athletics

SciFi Question of the Day: How high/far could Earth’s finest athletes jump if they were on the moon? Let’s say they’re inside, unencumbered by spacesuits. .Facebook Answers:   Juno Suk   Isn’t the gravity 6 times lighter on the moon? I think … Continue reading

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