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ChrisBFL

Hi:

I'm Chris (Male) and I am new to this forum. I joined because I had completed over the the past 8 weeks my first novel (Hard Science Fiction) and have this out for review by two publishing houses and a few literary agents. So far, I have had two positive responses as in "we are interested, please send more chapters", so I guess I'll see. This is the book I wanted to write for a long time but could not find the time until I got hit by a car on my wife's bicycle. I was in a lot of discomfort and so I would sit up late into the night and write. It was a realy intersting experience because when I started it was like looking up at a mountain and now 390 pages later, I'm at the top. I will most likely post the first few pages for some feedback but I think (I hope) that I have sonething here. I tried to combine my ultimate space invaders fantasy with one of the most exciting experiences in my life of living for a few months in the former Soviet Uniopn and meeting and marrying my Russian/ Ukrainain wife. One of th sub plots in the US/ Russian effort to develop a fleet of defensive nuclear powered spacecraft (in 2019) is the romantic involvement of my main American character (aerospace engineer) and the main female character (Russian radio astronomer). I really hope to see this on a bookshelf and off my hard drive in the near future.
 

Mr Sci Fi

Senior Member
Hi Chris,

Welcome and congratulations on your positive responses to what appears to be a very interesting read. As an avid lover of Sci-Fi, I can't get enough of it. It sounds like you have wordly experience and will probably contribute to a genre that is severely lacking in quality hard fiction lately. Good luck, welcome, and let me know if there's anything I can help you with, as I'm an enthusiast on the subject myself.
 
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ChrisBFL

Thanks, glad to be aboard. I'll kee you all posted on the status of my submisions to the publsihing world.
 
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