writing.

achievement unlocked: book deal.

Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been more quiet than usual on the blog and the TwitFaceSpaces lately. There’s a reason for that, of course, and I’m free to share it at this point. My awesome agent Evan Gregory of the Ethan Ellenberg Literary Agency has sold the Read more…

By Marko, ago
books.

an announcement.

As of today, I have a literary agent. I’ve signed with Evan Gregory of Ethan Ellenberg, who will represent my works from now on. Together, we will make ALL THE MONEY. I’ve been looking for a literary agent for a few years now (ever since Viable Paradise XII in 2008, Read more…

By Marko, ago
books.

brief update from the desk of yr obdnt srvnt.

Chuck Wendig, Jedi Master of Writing Advice, gave me and Terms of Enlistment a shout-out in his latest blog post about self-publishing. Chuck has gone the self-publishing route, but he’s also traditionally published, so he knows both sides of the coin pretty well. Steven Gould, author of the Jumper series Read more…

By Marko, ago
capitalism.

a humble request.

My little Space Kablooie novel is finally up on Amazon. People are buying it, which makes me happy. People are liking it, which makes me even happier. If you’ve read Terms of Enlistment, please consider leaving a review on whatever site you purchased the book. The reviews are not for Read more…

By Marko, ago
history.

analog data: the longevity thereof.

One of my regular reads from the old Fatherland has an interesting article today about a letter that took 71 years to deliver. (link is in German) In WWII, German troops occupied the Channel island of Jersey for five years. Some of the local yoots decided to steal a bag Read more…

By Marko, ago
family.

41.

I’m not much of a photographer, but this picture is probably my favorite of all the ones I’ve taken. It’s the cemetery right up the road after the surprise late October snow we had last year. I used no filters or any post-processing, and the camera was the lowly built-in Read more…

By Marko, ago