How does an Underwater City get Electricity?

You might have been wondering how the underwater city of Aquataine keeps the lights on. For sure, power could be supplied by an undersea power cable. That would have to have a power source, and that would probably be on the surface somewhere. The thing is, I moved the coast of the United States back … Continue reading How does an Underwater City get Electricity?

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Is Your Book in Bookstores?

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?

How to Evacuate an Underwater City

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

Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!

By Benjamin Maxwell BALTIMORE – April 22, 2040: Long-time readers of my columns might be in for a surprise, as this is my last ever from the wonderful city of Baltimore. But fear not, my loyal readers, for this is a happy occasion. Today, we celebrate the founding of the re-envisioned city of Aquataine, Baltimore’s … Continue reading Founding Day Celebration Rocks Aquataine!

Dome Foundation to be Completed March 21 Around Baltimore

-----Original Message----- From: Ben Maxwell <benjamin.maxwell@bos-chron.com> To: Franklin Maxwell <frankiemax@rhappahanock-engineering.va.us> Sent: Wed, Mar 16, 2035 3:01 pm Subject: Dome Foundation Around Baltimore Hi son, Just dropping a note to say that Mom and I are back in Baltimore to watch the completion of the foundation for the dome. Well, I’m in town for the foundation. … Continue reading Dome Foundation to be Completed March 21 Around Baltimore