Indy Journey – Day 2 Stats

Posted On Jul 2 2014 by

We decided to go out to dinner tonight, but got home by 7pm. I dropped right into my chair and got busy. Now I Knew You: 1,640 words. Running total: 2,980 words. Camp Dogs:¬†Fast edited 4 scenes, up to 39 of 93. Very happy with Act 2A! Scorpion Summer:¬†Plotted the opening scene and one interval scene. Again, this is done during my lunch or as inspiration hits me at work. That’s the benefit of a slow-moving desk job. Gina and I discussed a newsletter serial novel. Well, more like a season of TV like episodes. It’ll be middle-grade and slightly …


USS Scorpion – the empty pier

Posted On Jul 2 2014 by

Today I’m posting over at Inspire a Fire. Here’s an excerpt: In May of 1968 the Navy sub USS Scorpion was scheduled to return to her home port of Norfolk, Virginia after three months of exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. Dozens of families waited on Pier 22 on a blustery, rainy Memorial Day with cardboard signs and balloons to greet their returning husbands and fathers. The Scorpion never returned. The USS Scorpion (SSN-589) was the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea, and one of two lost nuclear submarines. Rumors of secret sub wars with the Soviet Union spread …