What's going on over at The Trek Collective?

Discussion in 'Trek Literature' started by bfollowell, Oct 24, 2016.

  1. bfollowell

    bfollowell Captain Captain

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    Not exactly lit related but, many of us go there for the grand Trek-lit reading order list and, while there, get an update on any recent Trek news, including details of upcoming novels, comics, etc.

    I can't have helped but notice that, while in the past, there have usually been updates every few days, now the most recent post is from Friday, September 23. I find it hard to believe that there's been that little Trek news in a whole month.

    Has anyone heard anything about what may be going on over there? Is everything alright with 8of5?
     
  2. Markonian

    Markonian Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    No clue.
    It's my prime resource on Trek news, including merchandise like literature and models.
    I hope 8of5 is alright and just taking an unannounced break from the web.
     
  3. Thrawn

    Thrawn Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    He and I email back and forth a lot, but the last I heard from him was the beginning of September, when we posted the revised flowchart.
     
  4. The Wormhole

    The Wormhole Admiral Admiral

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    In all honesty, there really hasn't been that much Trek news in recent months. There's been next to nothing about Discovery since late August or early September, the new novels announced last week was the first thing novel related in a long while, again aside from the Discovery novel news. Even news about the comics has been sporadic here lately. There simply isn't that much Trek related news going around these days.
     
  5. Defcon

    Defcon Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I have sent him a mail a couple of days ago, no reply so far.
     
  6. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I wondered why Trek collective wasn't updated either I looked at the site yesterday.
     
  7. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    8of5 is usually pretty quick to update after stuff like that has started popping up though.
     
  8. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Commodore Commodore

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    I tried to contact him about a week ago as well, and have yet to recieve a response. I'm worrying a bit at this point.
     
  9. Markonian

    Markonian Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    There's major Trek news with covers, comic releases and Eaglemoss announcements.
     
  10. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    Just to put things in perspective, I checked through TC, and through Sept. and Aug. 8of5 never seemed to go more than three or four days without an update.
     
  11. rahullak

    rahullak Commodore Commodore

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    I get the reading order list from TC. Hope 8of5's alright.
     
  12. Reanok

    Reanok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I checked 8 of 5's twitter page it hasn't been updated for a long time either. I hope he's okay.
     
  13. Mage

    Mage Commodore Commodore

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    Damn, I was thinking about posting about this as well. Glad there are more people keeping an eye on this. I really hope he's ok.
     
  14. ronny

    ronny Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Yeah, I've gone from missing the site being updated to not caring about the site at this point and hoping he's OK.
     
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  15. ryan123450

    ryan123450 Commodore Commodore

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    James was on Literary Treks a while back. I wonder if @Enterpriserules or @Kertrats47 have his real life contact info and can check in on him.
     
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  16. JD

    JD Admiral Admiral

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    I'm assuming nobody here knows him offline?
     
  17. Avro Arrow

    Avro Arrow Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I had been wondering about this myself. I hope everything is all right...
     
  18. CaptainDonovin

    CaptainDonovin Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    The updates don't matter at this point, my hope is that he's well. We're a lot of things in this fandom, uncaring isn't one of them.

    Sending good vibes.
     
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  19. aaon80

    aaon80 Lieutenant Red Shirt

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    Still no news... Anybody Heard from 8of5?
     
  20. Defcon

    Defcon Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    FWIW there was a post on what I believe (but I'm not 100% sure) is his personal twitter account on October 30th.