Nope. It is not. I would love for it to be in stores, but alas, that is WAY more complicated than it seems. Might I remind you that my original tongue-in-cheek goal for publishing was to see the hardcover book on the shelf (okay, actually for sale) at Target. In a nutshell... my book is … Continue reading Is Your Book in Bookstores?
I have for you today, ladies and gentlemen, somewhat of a surprise. While on a bit of an information scavenger hunt the other day, I came across the Carroll County Commuter, a blog I started several years ago while riding the MARC train and the DC Metro to work. There are some similarities to the … Continue reading It’s a Flashback!
For those of you who have already read UNDERCURRENT, you have already had some insight into how this should work. But I want to give you a behind-the-scenes look at how the Aquataine Government set about designing the critical evacuation plan that was not used in a real emergency for ninety-five years. When that real … Continue reading How to Evacuate an Underwater City
Let me be perfectly clear—I have never built a high-strength polymer dome over a major city. At least, I’ve never actually built a dome over an actual city. But, I did enjoy my actual time with a fictitious work crew while they taught me the basics of building a dome over a somewhat real city. … Continue reading How to Build a Dome
A new crime app was just launched in Baltimore that provides users with up-to-the-minute information on crime and other emergency situations right to their phones so they have the opportunity to run away and get to safety. When this app was highlighted on the news, they noted that another feature is that witnesses can post … Continue reading Scattergram is Watching
When I was building the domed city of Aquataine, one of the first things I researched was, “How will these people breathe underwater?” It doesn’t matter whether you are onboard a space station, or in a submarine, or in a city underwater, there are three things you have to do—make oxygen to replace what all … Continue reading Breathing Underwater
It’s sort of difficult to figure out what tech is going to be like in a hundred years. Texas Instruments rolled out the first transistor radio in 1954, and then a handheld calculator in 1967. For some odd reason, I remember my dad buying a calculator, probably in the early seventies, and as I recall … Continue reading Future Tech