Category Archives: The Cathedral Galaxy

Tales of Galaxy-spanning civilizations

Original Fiction: “Conference” (final draft)

I had been trying to sell this story for a while now, but was not successful. There’s a bit of a catch-22 to selling a short story for the first time: without any feedback from editors and readers, there is … Continue reading

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In the Arena

Well, since I just had some discussion about orbits and other fundamental physical concepts in science fiction, here’s a short scene I’ve been sitting on. It’s set in the Cathedral Galaxy, and I’m not quite sure what I want to … Continue reading

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World-Building and the Real Universe

(Pardon me for the hiatus. Had to fly to Houston to do some flight testing at NASA.) I spent a pretty good weekend doing some world-building. Since discovering the maps in the first pages of The Lord of the Rings, … Continue reading

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Workshopping the Reject

Well. Since last February, I have been trying to get my sci-fi short story, “Conference,” published. So far, the score is 0 for 4. Asimov’s Science Fiction sent me a form-letter rejection. The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction sent … Continue reading

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Fiction: Between Wrecks

A loner on a skiff, drifting through the Burial Grounds in search of ancient derelicts to salvage, reveals a secret of Galactic importance. This story serves as exposition for the Cathedral Galaxy universe.  (Warning: this character curses a lot.)

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