Tuesday, October 20, 2009
Thursday, October 15, 2009
I was struggling for a place name as I wrote Chapter 9. I left it blank in the first draft with just a ______________ to indicate where the name would go. Then, it just hit me, I can name the place 'Miranda,' which will nicely tie the Shakespearean reference ('The Tempest') to the Firefly reference.
Tuesday, October 13, 2009
Sunday, October 4, 2009
So, a handful of human survivors of a massive attack find themselves depending on a busted-up spaceship in a fight for survival. There are tensions between military and civilian personnel, there's a brilliant scientist who can't be trusted, and its all filmed in a stark and gritty style. Gee, where have I seen this before?