Author Archives: Pete

2020 Year End Progress Report

Ho-lee shit, what a year. I feel like we crash-skidded into 2021 shot full of holes with only one landing gear down and all engines on fire. I won’t rehash all the damage; you’re well familiar with it. Ugh, good … Continue reading

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October 2020 Progress Report

It’s been about three months, so this would be a good time to update you on my goals. Like a lot of creatives at the moment, my enthusiasm has, how to put this, “shit the bed”. That said, I’ve tried … Continue reading

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Grounded

Throughout this pandemic I’ve been passing the time playing video games with my daughters. Lately my eleven-year-old and I have been playing Obsidian Entertainment’s Grounded, where we each play one of four children who have been shrunk down to the … Continue reading

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Dinkus

As I’m reviewing my beta reader feedback on AT4, some of the notes echo complaints readers have had with my past published novels. To break up sections within a chapter, I normally use an extra carriage return. It keeps the … Continue reading

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July 2020 Progress Report

I know, I know, I’m a few months behind in these monthly reports, but Q2 was a bus fire under the Prudential*, so let’s all cut one another some slack, all right? This is the 28th week for the year, … Continue reading

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Huh.

As I write this, we’re about eleven weeks into lockdown–nearly three months. At this point, I think we’ve all slipped into new routines. I don’t know about you, but the days and weeks seem to be moving faster now. Mentally, … Continue reading

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April 2020 Progress Report

Holy crap, what a month it’s been. Technically six weeks, since I’m posting this 2/3 of the way through April, and five weeks into pandemic isolation. This is definitely an event we’ll talk about for generations, and a hundred years … Continue reading

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March 2020 Progress Report

Another month gone, it’s time to check in with my goals and where things are at, for those who are keeping score at home. At this point we’re about 9 weeks into the new year (9/52 or 17% of the … Continue reading

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February 2020 Progress Report

Well, we’re about six weeks into the new year (or 6/52, 11.5% of the way through the year), and I figured one of the ways to keep up with my goals was to report on them more often. Let’s see … Continue reading

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Where I’ll be at Boskone 57

Hey everyone! I’m excited to be participating in this year’s Boskone conference in downtown Boston from February 14-16. I’ve got a reading scheduled, and I’m moderating my first panel. If you’re in town, and love geeking out over speculative fiction, … Continue reading

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