Well, my last progress report was all the way back in January, so I figured it would be a good idea to post something here.
Dec 11 2015
Jan 13 2013
As with all things, sometimes when you make a plan, things don’t turn out that way you thought they would. Full Speed Ahead is no different, and the big multi-season plan has changed pretty significantly as to warrant whole episodes being rewritten wholesale. In this post, I’ll talk about what happened, and what happening now.
Jul 25 2012
In this next episode of Author’s Commentary, I’ll be discussing the impetus and execution of the first part of The Quarterdeck Breed, “Agamemnon.” Reading the story prior to reading the commentary is strongly advised, otherwise you might be lost amongst the referential material.
Jul 18 2012
Back in 2002, I was kind of on a writing tear with my fanfics. I had completed a novella called “The Misadventures of January McKenna,” and since I was on a serious roll, I was looking for another project to work on and I ended up writing an original piece. I will leave the title …
Feb 22 2012
I realize it might seem strange to do a flashback story so early on in the series, but I felt like it was important to show how Leone and Ariel were before they got to Farragut. Which is to say, not a whole lot different, but I think this episode shows Leone in a different …
Feb 17 2012
One of the aspects of Full Speed Ahead that I worked really hard to illustrate, was the relationship between the officers and enlisted aboard Farragut. We got to see this more often than not in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, however, I always felt that Chief O’Brien was a de facto commissioned officer, from the …
Feb 10 2012
I’m going to start with Milk Run, because to me, this is the real beginning of the series. Milk Run represents the first episode after the novella-length ‘pilot,’ Damn the Torpedoes! Parts I, II, and III. It’s also the first episode where we get to know the entire crew and not just the Leone-loyal team of …