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Lost in Translation
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Trekscribbler (aka Ed) Jul 4, 2013.

Star Trek Punk?
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Holo-Girl Jan 8, 2013.

 

"I prefer dreams of the future to histories of the past."--Thomas Jefferson

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Mike commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 30: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"Some might argue that Frankenstein was THE 1st science fiction story ever written. Personally, I think that one could go all the way back to the story of Icarus & Daedalus, or is that too much of a stretch? "
10 hours ago
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What I've Been Up To

Hey shipmates, Yeah, I haven't been around much lately, sorry about that. There's been a lot of personal nonsense going on that I won't go into; I come to Trekspace to take a break from sh** like that. Once the dust settles (I hope), I'll be here so much that you'll get sick of me! On a cheerier note, I've also been busy writing the 3rd entry in my Paul Murdock thriller series, and it is now available on Kindle! This is the first time I ever wrote a novella, rather than a novel or a short…See More
12 hours ago
Mike commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 29: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"You're not the only one. I thought that Threshold was an interesting take on a familiar premise; it was also nice to see Brent Spiner acting sans the Data makeup. If I remember correctly, didn't this show also feature Peter Dinklage long…"
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Mike commented on Smitty's group TARDIS TREK
"This has been what has to be one of the shittiest days on record, so I sure am glad that I at least have the new Doctor Who to look forward to this evening. I've admired Peter Capaldi's acting since I first saw him in "Local…"
Aug 23
Mike commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 19: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"Happy Birthday, Gene! Thanks for almost 50 years of adventure!"
Aug 19
X'Zarreth T'Kon: ETERNAL EMPRESS commented on Mike's blog post Still counting!
""You are as Profound as You are Inspiring. ...May God Bless You!" ^_^"
Aug 18
Mike commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 18: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"Jeremiah? Next! Edward Norton? Looks like a jerk I knew in high school, but I liked his Hulk. Redford? Hasn't made a good movie since "3 Days of The Condor." Too full of himself; needs to retire. Christian Slater? When…"
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Your favorite Star Trek Series
DS9
Are you a member of a Star Trek fan club?
No
About Me:
Greetings, Gentlebeings,
What can I say? I was born in 1966--the same year that TOS premiered--so it was innevitable that I'd be a trekkie! TOS will always be a classic, but I'm especially drawn to DS9 because it, like me, is considered the weird kid of the family! I'm here because I'm desperate for any contact with other Trek fans, or fans of SF in general. I also hope to maybe meet a nice Orion Slave Girl or Borg Babe. BTW: I'm a vent-dependent quadraplegic with SMA. No big deal.

I've added the cover to my latest book, Suka: A Paul Murdock Novel. All are available at authorhouse.com

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What I've Been Up To

Hey shipmates, 

Yeah, I haven't been around much lately, sorry about that. There's been a lot of personal nonsense going on that I won't go into; I come to Trekspace to take a break from sh** like that. Once the dust settles (I hope), I'll be here so much that you'll get sick of me! 



On a cheerier note, I've also been busy writing the 3rd entry in my Paul Murdock thriller series, and it is now available on Kindle! This is the first time I ever wrote a novella, rather than a…

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Posted on August 30, 2014 at 11:06am

Still counting!

It was 41 years ago today that I was given an emergency tracheotomy. One of the so-called "doctors" actually had the balls to say to my parents, "I give him a week, tops." The last I heard, he died several years ago of a cocaine overdose, and I'm still here, just like Admiral Kirk on Regula. Like a poor marksman, he missed the target!

Posted on June 27, 2014 at 8:13pm — 2 Comments

The Start of Something Big (I hope)

My new science fiction novel, "Gone A-Viking," went on sale on Thursday on Kindle, and has already sold 4 copies. Not exactly Stephen King, but it's still the most books I've ever sold in such a short amount of time. If anyone here was one of the buyers, you have my eternal gratitude!

Posted on June 23, 2014 at 1:54pm — 3 Comments

Here It Is...

It took almost a year to complete, and I'm proud to now share it with my fellow trekkers.

Available at:…

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Posted on June 19, 2014 at 8:35pm

Need Tech Help Here, Trekkers!

Right. I'm proofing the final draft of my new novel, when I come across several pages that have a line of dots, like army ants, going right across the page. The remedy laid out in "Windows 2010 for Dummies" didn't work, which I suppose means that it was written BY dummies.

I can't submit this until this has been corrected, so if anyone has any Scotty/Geordi/O'Brien/Torres/Trip aspirations, sing out! If your suggestion works out, I'll mention you in the…

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Posted on May 31, 2014 at 10:59am — 2 Comments

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At 2:48pm on April 30, 2014, Bonnie Munroe said…

Hey, Sorry again.  No, I totally understand.  I have movies I don't even care for just because I had the complete trilogy or set. Oh well.  Hope you have been well!

At 3:40pm on February 11, 2014, Bonnie Munroe said…
Hi Mike, I'm sorry I've been away for awhile. I had some stuff going on that got a little distracting. How are you? To answer your previous question I think the DS9 episode you mentioned is also one of my favorites. It's one of several that always makes me cry.
At 7:10am on January 6, 2014, Trekscribbler (aka Ed) said…

Mike, you are a scholar AND a gentleman.  Many thanks to you for your kind words.  And Happy New Year right back at ya!

At 8:15pm on December 2, 2013, Trekscribbler (aka Ed) said…

Hmm.  Is that just the cover?  Was this an ebook cover?  I know that what I'm working on is a full wraparound, and the first time I uploaded it the dimensions they had originally provided to me didn't work.  That's what I'm in the process of re-formatting to some new specs, and (hopefully) it'll all work out when I get back to it.

As for 'would it pique my interest'?  Yes, it damn well would.  The backdrop I'd probably lower a shade or two just to bring out the 'noir' quality of it all, but, yeppers, you put a bad@ss with a gun on any cover, and I'm moderately piqued.

At 4:26pm on December 2, 2013, Trekscribbler (aka Ed) said…

Urgh.  Sorry, dude.  I don't have any advice.  I know that with the only one that I've uploaded I created the cover myself using the specific dimensions that they said I would need for it.  With my self-published novel, I had to download their template b/c (yes) they said the dimensions I had used were not correct for how it would lay-out in printed format.  To be honest, though, I haven't even looked at it -- I'm shooting for a publication date in February as of right now, so I'm just procrastinating.  Did the error message say anything more specific?

At 9:05am on November 17, 2013, Bonnie Munroe said…
I know it's been said before but part of the brilliance of the show is the stories being so well written (most of the time) you can look past the cheesy scenery and special effects. So what's your favorite DS9 episode?
Thanks for the birthday wishes. I did have a good day.
At 3:18pm on November 5, 2013, Bonnie Munroe said…
Hi Mike, My favorite TOS episode is probably "Devil in the Dark". DS9 is a very close second as far as my favorite series. So many good episodes.
Thanks for the compliment about my dog. She's a sweetie.
At 5:12am on November 5, 2013, Bonnie Munroe said…
Hi Mike. How's it going?
At 8:08pm on August 31, 2013, kukalakana said…

Hey MIKE cheers for your message. I just thought I hadn't been here in quite some time -- it's great to see that the place can still be a little lively sometimes.

 
 
 

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Mike commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 30: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"Some might argue that Frankenstein was THE 1st science fiction story ever written. Personally, I think that one could go all the way back to the story of Icarus & Daedalus, or is that too much of a stretch? "
10 hours ago
Mike posted a blog post

What I've Been Up To

Hey shipmates, Yeah, I haven't been around much lately, sorry about that. There's been a lot of personal nonsense going on that I won't go into; I come to Trekspace to take a break from sh** like that. Once the dust settles (I hope), I'll be here so much that you'll get sick of me! On a cheerier note, I've also been busy writing the 3rd entry in my Paul Murdock thriller series, and it is now available on Kindle! This is the first time I ever wrote a novella, rather than a novel or a short…See More
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Trekscribbler (aka Ed) commented on Trekscribbler (aka Ed)'s blog post August 29: On This Day In Science Fiction History
"@Mike: You are correct, sir.  Dinklage had a good presence, but from what I remember he was all attitude with little else to do.  Good program that hinted of a great idea, just never really caught fire the way some shows do."
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