This week the Discord Chat with Torn MacAlester will be my novel “Thunder Moon Tussle”. Chat will be on Sunday 1–2 PM EST (6–7 PM GMT) and Wednesday 9–10 PM EST (2–3 AM GMT Thursday). This will be at Torn’s Discord Channel.
Hi, I will have my Sunday Discord chat at 1–2 PM EST (6–7 PM GMT) and the Wednesday Discord chat on wed 9–10 PM EST (2–3 AM GMT Thrursday). This weeks topic is the The Kardashev Scale. Torn’s Discord Channel
Cold Contact is a science fiction short originally written for the Fiction Fountain. Of the current stories on my website, it is the one not working on the similar theme to the others. You can read more of my short fiction at: Short Fiction. Most of the short fiction fits into a timeline of events: Timeline.… Continue reading Short Fiction: Cold Contact by Torn MacAlester
The Sunday Discord Chat starts in a few minutes at 1 PM EST (6 PM GMT). https://tornmacalester.com/discord/
Tonight at 9–10 PM EDT (1–2 AM GMT) Torn will be on Discord for a discussion.
Nelson once felt independent. His life as a lunar prospector at least seemed that way. With his money supply dwindling, the stark reality of his freedom had faded to disappointment. The moon would likely win, and Nelson would return to Earth. Then the stranger Morgan arrived making Nelson question everything he knew about the moon,… Continue reading Short Story: Morgan’s Road
Discord chat at 6–7 PM GMT Today.
I’ve been studying the science behind the worlds of science fiction with the intention of using it for world building. I’ve written a series of articles introducing these science concepts. My intention as a science fiction writer was to build a setting where at first glance paralleled the real universe. Consequently, I tried to use… Continue reading Worlds of Science Fiction
What follows is a short excerpt from “Thunder Moon Tussle” my novel. It is available at Amazon.com, click here. Prologue Nils Carmike glanced at his friend Milton Johnson across the table containing a half empty fifth and two covered glasses with straws. They took a seat in the corner of the Conrad Station Hotel Bar… Continue reading Thunder Moon Tussle (Excerpt)
This summer, we will witness the beginning of a new era in spaceflight with the launch of the Artemis 1 unmanned mission to space. Like Apollo the Artemis program will enable human landing on the Moon. More importantly, the beginning of long term human activities will create a new opportunity. It will enable us to… Continue reading The Third Data Point