Writer, Modeler - Ken McConnell

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The Star Saga Universe, Circa 2017 Wednesday June 21st, 2017 08:12:34 PM KenMcConnell
The STAR SAGA Universe Italics = Novella    Grayed Out = Not Written and subject to change ARMON VANCE SERIES (30 Years Before STARFORGERS TRILOGY) Corvette Corvette – Seer of the Black Star Corvette – Pirate’s Lair Destroyer Destroyer – The Ostrov Octet Destroyer – Planetary Gambit STARFORGERS TRILOGY (10 Years After ARMON VANCE SERIES) Tales From Ocherva, [...]

Cover Art Evolution – K’nat Trap Wednesday June 21st, 2017 04:29:21 PM KenMcConnell
Every book I release has a cover that is produced by myself and my graphic designer brother, Byron. Since we are working in the Sci-Fi, Space Opera genre and in one particular universe, we try and have starships on the cover to get that fact across to future readers. We also have a certain style [...]

K’NAT TRAP Pre-Order Thursday June 15th, 2017 08:04:31 PM KenMcConnell
The second release of 2017 is ready for pre-order at Amazon. Here’s the cover art in all it’s glory. Another stellar effort from my brother, Byron! Go forth and purchase if you must. It will be delivered on Tuesday, 18 July 2017.

Selling Ebooks Thursday June 15th, 2017 12:00:02 PM KenMcConnell
You may have noticed that some changes happened in June to my back list. The first change I made was that I raised prices on all of my ebooks across the board except for Corvette. Corvette is the introduction to my Star Saga and it is also the first book of at least three featuring [...]

The Ships of K’nat Trap Tuesday June 13th, 2017 02:47:05 PM KenMcConnell
Over the past few years I’ve created models of just about every ship mentioned in the upcoming novella, K’nat Trap. In this post I’ll show you the major ships of both the Votainion and Alliance fleets. The only ship that I have not built from this novella is the GCU Thrusher. the command ship of [...]

What’s a K’nat? Friday June 9th, 2017 10:17:01 PM KenMcConnell
My next novella will drop in July. So I’m introducing it early to generate some interest. The idea is to get folks to go buy it on pre-order so that it has a big first day when it finally comes out. First things first. How do you pronounce K’nat? I pronounce it with a short a [...]

Weekly Summary Friday June 2nd, 2017 05:08:25 PM KenMcConnell
Still plugging away on the Corvette 2 novella. I’ve picked up a book about destroyers from WWII to read for research. Tin Can Titans by John Wukovits. Can’t wait to get into it. I’m always reading non-fiction books about the military for inspiration. I picked up this sleeve for the new System76 laptop I use to [...]

Weekly Summary Friday May 26th, 2017 04:03:10 PM KenMcConnell
Corvette – Seer of the Black Star is progressing this week. I’m currently in the middle of chapter 3 as the above image shows. That white paperback is the plain cover ARC of Corvette that I use for reference. The computer is new, a System76 Galago Pro for fans of Linux. She may not look like [...]

Happy 40th Birthday, Star Wars! Thursday May 25th, 2017 02:18:38 PM KenMcConnell

The Journey Continues Wednesday May 24th, 2017 10:08:13 PM KenMcConnell
What you see above, is the end of chapter two of the next Corvette novel. Being written on a shiny new System76 laptop purchased with money I earned from selling the first Corvette novella. You gotta love that. I’m writing two more Corvette books this year to satisfy the demands of readers. That’s a perfect [...]

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