Presenting at Capclave 2022

Capclave 2022 Workshops

September 20, 2022 davidkeener 1

This year, I presented Capclave with a choice of two brand-new writing workshops. They’re both more convention-level polished versions of workshops I’ve run for the my writing group (the Hourlings Writing Group).

Much to my surprise, they chose BOTH.

Eat Local Read Local 2022

Eat Local Read Local 2022

September 16, 2022 davidkeener 0

Get a taste of Loudoun County’s homegrown authors and food vendors during the sixth annual festival and book sale. The celebration features local authors selling and signing books, food trucks, live music and children’s activities.

Cosaturi

Cosaturi, a Bustling Seaport

July 21, 2022 davidkeener 1

Find out more about Cosaturi, the gritty, bustling seaport that serves as the setting for my “Pageeda & Scuffee” stories…starting with “Bitter Days.”

My Eric Flint Books

In Memoriam: Eric Flint

July 17, 2022 davidkeener 0

I just heard today that Eric Flint died at the age of 75. Besides writing good books, he’s done a lot for the SF field, especially the Alternate History sub-genre. He’s also helped expose the works of classic writers to new generations and helped out lots of new writers. Today is a sad day.

Under Construction

Under Construction: Slidedecks & Workshops

July 14, 2022 davidkeener 0

Scribd bought SlideShare.net and promptly put my “free” presentations and workshops behind a paywall. I’m moving everything to downloadable PDF files on my website. My apologies for the inconvenience while this transition is being implemented.

June 2022 Readings

Recommended Readings: June 2022

July 8, 2022 davidkeener 0

Each month, I’m going to post about notable books I’ve read in the previous month, i.e. – recommended books. This month, I’ve got books by Marc Miller, John Brunner, Jerry Pournelle, and John Sandford. Plus, a note about my 1632 Read-Through…

Hourlings Podcast Project, S2E13: Interview - Gregory Peterson

Hourlings Podcast Project: Interview – Gregory Peterson (25m)

July 4, 2022 davidkeener 0

In this episode, our intrepid panelists are interviewing Gregory Peterson, who just published his first novel, “War Machines.” The book is a near-future SF action thriller about a disgraced Marine turned high-tech thief and the predicament he finds himself in when he’s forced to take on one last “too good to be true” mission for a dangerous mob boss.

Flat World Project

The Flat World Project, Part 1

July 1, 2022 davidkeener 0

I think that a flat world, constructed using futuristic but plausible, technology, would be an interesting story setting. In this, the first of a series of posts, I’m going to do the worldbuilding for just such a setting.

Hourlings Podcast Project, S2E12 - Time Travel in Fiction

Hourlings Podcast Project: Time Travel in Fiction (41m)

June 30, 2022 davidkeener 0

This episode’s topic is “Time Travel in Fiction,” in which our pugnacious panelists discuss time travel stories, starting with the basics…What fascinates people about time travel? Why would anybody WANT to travel into the past? If you could travel in time, what kind of time machine would you want (ex. – TARDIS, Delorean, hot tub, or space-time donut)?