Did you know I’ve started my story to promote Echelon Press‘ upcoming re-release of FORCE OF HABIT?
I don’t have cover art for it yet, and haven’t put up dedicated pages on this blog, but you can read something about it here.
It would be hard to imagine a book more different from EEL’S REVERENCE than this one. FORCE OF HABIT is silly. Very silly. It’s a science fiction farce, with several species interacting, judging situations according to their own cultural and personal biases and just kind of bouncing off those walls.
The story I’m working on is called “By the Book”. Holly Jahangiri won the right to have her name in the story by random drawing in the recent contest held during my blog book tour for EEL. Karen Overturf won the same right through sheer volume of trying. Karen wants her husband, Jim Overturf’s, main character, Kurt Maxxon, to be the named character.
I’m also naming a character Devra Langsam. Devra is a major Star Trek fan and fanzine publisher from back in The Old Show days. She published my first stories, which were Star Trek fan fic. FORCE OF HABIT began life as one of those.
The first 200 words are on paper. It has begun!
WRITING PROMPT: If you named a character after someone you know, who would it be and why?