Progress update from the nerve centre of the Skidian Chronicles creative department and welcome to all our new subscribers.
It’s been a while since my last post, in terms of my writing I haven’t much to report. To be honest; absolutely nothing. I haven’t managed to enthuse myself enough to do anything creative for quite a while. However, in the last few weeks I have developed another plot in the Skidian universe so all I need to do now is apply myself.
I think this ennui is mostly due to the weird old world we live in at the moment, and like many of us I guess, I am tired, and over the pandemic. And I live in a country that has the virus more or less under control! It must be terrible for people in other countries where the impact of the Covid pandemic has a greater impact on society in general. At least we are operating more or less normally except that our borders are closed. 2020 can’t end soon enough for me but I don’t think 2021 will be much better.
Outside of the day job I haven’t been completely idle over the last few months, though I will own up to long periods of binge-watching TV re-runs on Netflix. I have developed an obsession for mountain biking (its cheaper than riding off road motorcycles) and I am lucky to live close to live within spitting distance of a decent MTB track. My latest passion is to circulate a route I follow at less than one hour and fifteen minutes. Today I achieved my best time ever, but I’m still over a minute off my target. If you are interested in my progress you can read about it on my blog.
Because a series based on a pandemic and its aftermath should be compulsive reading for everyone, I have reduced the price for all of my books in the Skidian Chronicles series to US$0.99 to encourage people to read them.
What I am reading now: The Ministry for the Future by Kim Stanley Robinson.
Next in the queue (when it is released) The Saints of Salvation By Peter Hamilton.
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Bruce and his alter ego Keith.
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