Tag Archive: Isira Otex

Jan 13 2013

Best Laid Plans

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.

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Dec 12 2012

To Triumph and Not to Mourn

As I said in a previous post, the latest Full Speed Ahead story, “To Triumph and Not to Mourn,” was completed. It has now been fully published at Ad Astra!  I wanted to take a few moments to talk about what went into the production, so if you’ve not yet read it (or the immediately …

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Nov 16 2012

Task Force Vanguard

Full Speed Ahead warps to take its place within the huge United Trek crossover event: Task Force Vanguard!

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Jul 16 2012

FSA Series Bible: Part One

I treat Star Trek: Full Speed Ahead like a series on television; I write the episodes to around 10,000 words, which is roughly 55-60 pages of material. In order to keep things in an organized fashion, I’m putting together a Series Bible with all the information contained inside.  In theory, another writer could possibly write an …

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Feb 17 2012

Author’s Commentary: Eternal Midnight

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 …

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Feb 10 2012

Author’s Commentary: Milk Run

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 …

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