I mentioned this earlier, but it was the 4th of July weekend and I think a lot of folks missed it. There’s a contest at Shareable.net based on the Typewriter Tritypch stories. Basically, I wrote most of the stories on typewriter but had to switch to computer for travel. I think this resulted in a blatant style change and mentioned it to the editor. He decided that was good fodder for a contest.
Hey guys, I mentioned to Jeremy Adam Smith, the proprietor of Shareable.net, that I had written most of the Typewriter Triptych on a manual typewriter but that I’d switched to computer at one point due to travel. To me, the stylistic change in the writing is blatant and I was curious if other people could spot it.
So… he took the idea and turned it into a contest. You guys should have an edge because you’ve been reading my fiction for ages. Here are the rules.
(Tor Books — August 21, 2018) Continuing the grand sweep of alternate history laid out in The Calculating Stars, The Fated Sky looks forward to 1961, when mankind is well-established on the moon and looking forward to its next step: journeying to, and eventually colonizing, Mars. Of course, the noted Lady Astronaut Elma York would like to go, […]