Posted 03/19/14 4:06 pm by Greg
For the third year in a row, BC9 has reached the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest in the sci-fi category based on the strength of my pitch.
This year, there's a layer of extra complexity surrounding my entry. With the hiring of a professional editor (see previous post), the timing didn't work out for me to make any of the changes she suggested by the ABNA submission deadline. Therefore, it'll be interesting to see if draft 5 of the novel reaches ABNA round 3 given the outstanding issues. I guess if ABNA reviewers like the story as-is, it'll be a good problem to have. I'll cross that bridge if and when I come to it.
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Beyond Cloud Nine
Beyond the Horizon
With the Earth conquered, Admiral Maya Davis must travel through space, time, and alternate universes to prevent mankind from being wiped out of existence.
Lyana, an orphaned martial artist with bio-augmented abilities,
embarks on a quest to liberate her home world and prevent the fabric of the universe from unraveling.
Bears in Space
Boz and his goofball crew must save the galaxy from cliche alien invasions, trite zombie apocalypses, and bad rom-coms.
Ryssa Nilsson must avoid the deadly stings of heat-loving bugs known as
thermophiles and escape Mars before the Sun's expansion
sterilizes the planet.