Author: Jamie McFarlane

Wringing Wet Washcloth in Space

http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap130424.html One of the test readers for Rookie Privateer sent me a link to this Nasa video. Commander Chris Hadfield demonstrates the unique properties of the surface tension of water in a zero gravity environment. Pretty much it is just...

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Second book 20% written

One of the characters I introduced in Rookie Privateer was a pirate by the name of Celina Dontal. Celina’s story is a hard luck story. She becomes separated from her only living relative a younger sister. The story is about how Celina overcomes the odds and brings her small family back together.  I am hoping to have this short story ready for editing about the time Rookie Privateer is...

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Rookie Privateer Summary

Liam Hoffen is a second generation asteroid miner from an out of the way mining colony in the main belt. His life is changed forever when he and his friends foil an attack on their home station by the Red Houzi pirates.  As the proud new owner of a rundown old cutter Liam sets out to make his way as a trader.  Unfortunately for him the Red Houzi aren’t ready to give up their ship and will go to extraordinary lengths to get it back.  Follow Liam and his friends as they dodge pirates and discover their...

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Cover artist selected

I have asked Kristina Del Valle to work on the cover for Rookie Privateer. I was struck by a cover she drew for her own creative work.  You can see Mystic South cover. I cannot wait to see what she comes up with for Rookie Privateer!  She has agreed to allow me to post her initial...

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The hard life of a graphic artist.

  When I was building an android app called HealthTracker I worked with a graphic artist goopymart.  I really want a fickle dragon for my blog so I contacted him to see what he could come up with. The picture below is not his, it is what I provided him.  The funny thing was he completely understood what I was saying and is going to help out.  Stay tuned for a new picture I can’t wait to see what he comes up...

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