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Holly Lisle: Writer

read with hunger, write with joy, live with passion

Last Build Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:44:20 +0000


Have updated my SF Minecraft Maps (and added a new one)

Sat, 20 Jan 2018 17:36:30 +0000

A year ago on the 18th of this month, I posted the last updates. Since then, I’ve done: Significant expansion in Bailey’s Irish Space Station, adding more story generator questions for myself and a LOT of buildings in new wing of the station, Light additions to Longview A lot of new buildings and some new questions in the City of Continue reading →

Cady has a bounty hunter on her trail.

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:39:55 +0000

Someone forwarded me a deep space transmission that suggests my old friend Cadence Drake is in more trouble than usual. You might know Cady. Spaceship pilot, independent finder of lost things out in settled space? Has mad skills in locating people? And trouble? No? Well, my unknown ally has said I’ll receive all the interceptions findable that run from the bounty hunter tracking Continue reading →

Longview 4: Gunslinger Moon — Free downloadable sample

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 15:11:05 +0000

IN THIS EPISODE: Gunslinger Moon When freedom is silenced, who speaks for it? Ex-PHTF slave WE-39R (This Criminal, from Episode 1), renamed Jex, is part of a team the Longview’s owner has tasked with finding the meaning behind Bashtyk Nokyd’s enigmatic final diagram. Drawing the most undesirable assignment, Jex and an unlikely ally fight their way to pieces of the Continue reading →

Longview 4: Gunslinger Moon

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 22:25:02 +0000

CHAPTER ONE Shay Shay closed her eyes and rubbed her temples. She’d been in her office for hours, a “Do Not Disturb” sign on her door, looking for any single tiny piece of new information that might let her believe hope still existed.That her stupidity had not destroyed Settled Space’s last best chance for freedom. Bashtyk Nokyd, the philosopher she’d Continue reading →

So… Free Stories for SF and Fantasy Readers? Yep…

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 21:46:01 +0000

I’ve been doing “indie” stuff to get ready for bringing out Longview #4: Gunslinger Moon. I’ve put together a special SF & F Reader Notification list for folks who like the genres, and set up two free stories that you can get. The first you receive automatically when you join the list. Oddfolks is “odd fantasy.” You sign up and Continue reading →

Currently on the Needles

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 18:45:49 +0000

I have the next to last lesson in How to Write a Series almost finished THREE repubbed novels  now working through a launch under a pseudonym (my first voluntary one) Six novellas I’m reworking, editing, and updating with new covers, formatting, debugging, and other clean-up, including the next NEW story, Longview #4: Gunslinger Moon One Really Spiffy Thing For Writers Continue reading →

Longview #4: Write-in revision completed

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:13:07 +0000

I finished up the write-in revision this morning, and while I was at it, completed the story blurb: TALES FROM THE LONGVIEW, EPISODE 4: Gunslinger Moon When freedom is silenced, how does it speak? Ex-PHTF slave WE-39R (This Criminal, from Episode 1), renamed Jex, is part of a team the Longview’s Owner has tasked with finding the meaning behind Bashtyk Continue reading →

New Longview 4 first draft DONE!

Fri, 24 Nov 2017 20:48:19 +0000

Just the link. Still have a ton of work to do before I sleep. Continue reading →

Three A.M. Wakeup: The NEXT Cadence Drake

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:23:23 +0000

Technically it was the thunder that woke me up, but the Longview story I’m writing now (#4, still without a title) had stirred up something in the back of my mind. In Longview #4, there’s this game AI, you see. She’s really cool. Name is Retha. And I got to thinking about her, and about other AIs like her in Continue reading →

Made some nifty progress on the next Longview story

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 17:37:02 +0000

Had a really good writing day today, to the point of getting sucked into the story, forgetting to keep track of my timer, and writing about half an hour over my planned hour. Details here. Because I wrote more elsewhere, and am already behind on the other things I need to do today. Continue reading →