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Feb 18, 2020

Flash Fiction

I run a critique group in Taipei, and we're in the middle of a flash fiction challenge. We have three days to write a 400-800 word story based on a few prompts. It's a lot of fun, although my first attempt ended in a 3,000 word story on Saturday. I wrote a new one on Sunday, which I've now finished, and I managed to limit it to 800 words.

Now back to the second draft of my new novel...

Feb 08, 2020

25 Word Short Story

Here's a 25 word short story I wrote for fun—fantasy of course...

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Feb 07, 2020

First Draft Finished

I've just finished the first draft of my new novel, tentatively named Orange Earth. It will be the first in a new contemporary fantasy suspense series. The novel is quite short—that's just the way it came out, although it will probably expand when I come to the second draft.

I expect that later novels in the series will be longer. This one, although a complete story in itself, sets up what will happen later in the series.

Feb 04, 2020

Fantasy Quotes

Enjoy some fantasy quotes from famous fantasy authors and others…

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Jan 21, 2020

Blue Prometheus—New Reduced Price!

Just to let you know that I've reduced the price on the first novel in the Blue Prometheus Series from $3.99 to $1.99 on all major online booksellers.

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Jan 20, 2020

The Blue Prometheus Series Box Set

You can now read the complete Blue Prometheus trilogy in a single box set—and save money!

The box set is available on most major online retailers...

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Jan 01, 2020

Happy New Year

I hope you have a great new year and decade!

Merry Christmas

Dec 31, 2019

Ned Marcus Book Covers

Ned Marcus book covers for the Blue Prometheus series—past and present.

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Dec 25, 2019

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas

I hope you all have a great Christmas! The image I used here is from the very very first attempt by a student of mine (Lesley Yeh) to create a cover for Blue Prometheus. I couldn't use the image, but I've always liked it.