Tag: portland

Other worlds blog hop

Blog

Other worlds blog hop

Posted By leekoven

My work-in-progress takes place in what is currently Portland, Maine, several hundred years from now. When the United States fragmented, the Portland area, most of modern-day Maine, and parts of Vermont and New Hampshire consolidated into a city-state of the same name. Jet fuel is

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Cover by Amanda Kelsey of Razzle Dazzle Design

Book Review

Book Review: Breathing Vapor by Cynthia Sax

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
Unknown time, presumably the future. The story takes place aboard various transport ships and on the planet Tau Ceti, a world colonized by the Humanoid Alliance. As per usual, the native people are second-class on their own land.
The suspension of

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my own romance has few words!

my own romance has few words!

Posted By leekoven

A week ago I proposed marriage, and John accepted. I’d planned it for half a year and it’s such a relief to have that done. We’ve known each other over twelve years and been together for four. I’m touched by the outpouring of congratulations. The words

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Madness in March

Writing

Madness in March

Posted By leekoven

February was a productive month for words, March not so much. I hit a point in the story (about two-thirds through) where I needed to resolve a bunch of plot questions and character matters before I proceeded with further scenes. Now I have more of

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Cover design by Streetlight Graphics, art by Louis McKnight

Book Review

Book Review: The Tea Machine by Gill McKnight

Posted By leekoven

The time and place
We start on the research spaceship Amoebas in 1954, alternate history. Then we’re yanked to Victorian England. Several other times and places make an appearance in the story.
The suspension of disbelief
Somebody invents a time machine in 1862. Once that

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