Science and technology

Being a scientist and engineer, I enjoy adding as realistic elements as possible to my stories.  For example, I wrote this article to discuss the science and technology that I referenced in making Morgan’s Road. Science of Morgan’s Road. There are certainly some spoilers in that article. If you haven’t read Morgan’s Road, now is […]

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Thunder Moon Tussle and Morgan’s Road

Among other things, Nils Carmike is a story teller.  This is something his friend Milton finds ridiculous. https://twitter.com/authors_ol/status/1433862373446725633?s=20 Take a look at one of Nils’s favorite stories: Morgan’s Road by Torn MacAlester. Then read the story that Nils didn’t tell:  Thunder Moon Tussle by Torn MacAlester.   Cover for Thunder Moon Tussle and graphic for […]

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Free Short Story by Torn MacAlester

Morgan’s Road by Torn MacAlester Making a living on the Moon is not for everyone, but Nelson Carmike actually preferred the airless basalt plains over Earth’s windy prairies. Unfortunately, three years of Moon prospecting left him penniless, and without funds for supplies he was doomed to face a forced flight home. Out of options, Nelson […]

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Morgan’s Road by Torn MacAlester

My short story Morgan’s Road acts as a prequel to the remainder of my current stories including my novel Thunder Moon Tussle.  I wrote the story itself to romanticize the actual science results from LCROSS.  You can see the science behind the story in article The Science of Torn MacAlester’s Morgan’s Road.     The […]

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