NuTrek lit?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by Jiraiya, Jul 1, 2009.

  1. David Mack

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    This is true, but I had other credentials coming into the process. First, by the time I got the go-ahead to write my first solo work of Star Trek fiction, I had 10 years of professional experience as an editor and as a freelance writer of nonfiction articles for magazines and newspapers; I had co-written two produced episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine; I had spent six years working as a freelance slush reader and uncredited reference-material writer for Pocket Books; and I had worked on a number of Star Trek CD-ROM and computer games. My ratio of Star Trek-specific experience to general writing experience was about 1:1.

    Also, my résumé tends to be the exception rather than the rule in these matters... :D
     
  2. Thrawn

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    Fair enough :)

    And I am, of course, eagerly awaiting The Calling. Though, speaking of which, I think this is a long shot but do you have any idea if they're planning an eBook version? Amazon doesn't list one yet.

    (Sorry for running off-topic...)
     
  3. David Mack

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    ^ No idea whether there will be an eBook version of The Calling. I certainly hope so, as every sale is precious with an original. If you enjoy it, please consider giving new copies as gifts... :D
     
  4. JD

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    I'm certainly going to read it, and I'll probably be recommending to my family and any coworkers who see it.
     
  5. Thrawn

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    For the record, Amazon just listed a Kindle version for pre-order as well. Which is outstanding. I can't wait to read it.
     
  6. Deranged Nasat

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    I have to read it. I read the first chapter you provided...somewhere..and I must find out if
    that poor child
    ends up okay. :)
     
  7. Amy Sisson

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    No spoilers here, I promise.... but I read The Calling on the plane home from Shore Leave yesterday, and it is well worth reading. I really enjoyed the hell out of it.
     
  8. David Mack

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    ^ Thanks, Amy! Glad to hear you dug it. :)
     
  9. Defcon

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    Not sure if that specific spoiler is mentioned there again since I don't read excerpts anymore, but David also has excerpts from chapters 2 & 3 on his website.
     
  10. Deranged Nasat

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    Oooh. Thank you. I shall read them. :)
     
  11. rahullak

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    Is The Calling good enough to become a movie? :D
     
  12. David Mack

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    ^ One can only hope Hollywood studio execs will think so...