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Monday, January 8, 2018

Back on Track (so to speak...)

"This is the moment of embarking.
All auspicious signs are in place."
          Well, the first week of 2018 has certainly been exciting for me, and I'm here to share with those who may have been wondering whether I was ever going to produce anything again.  I am.   After four solid months of non-productivity, the muse is back.  I spent a great deal of time debating whether I should concentrate my efforts on The Nexus Chronicles, The Darklighters, or Stingaree, but when the mutinous old dog returned, he brought with him the first story of the Beyond the Rails IV collection, working title, Family Reunion.  If it continues at the present rate, I expect to have at least the first draft up for public consumption on by the end of February.  I'll provide a link at that time for anyone with an interest.  Of course, I no longer have my Pollyanna attitude about it; it stopped without warning before, and it could happen again, but one must go forward believing in the best, or not go forward at all.  Watch this space for updates.  I have to tell you, I feel wonderful, and I hope the early days of the new year have been as generous to you!

All the best in all things always,
~ Jack "Blimprider" Tyler


  1. Hey hey hey! I'm the first to say CONGRATULATIONS!!

    I'm very happy for you and will hope for the muse to stick around for a long, long time. Go for it, Jack! This is exciting stuff.

    1. Lynda, it's starting to look like you're the ONLY one saying congratulations or anything else! That's okay, one friend like you makes it all worth doing. Mr. Muse shows every sign of settling back into his old quarters, and I'm doing everything I can to make him feel welcome. To paraphrase somebody famous, "The harder I work, the better my luck!"

      Have a great week, which should improve considerably toward Friday, as CreateSpace shipped your books last Sunday. Hope you have a wonderful recreational read!

    2. I GOT MY BOOKS! Thank you so much for all three! I will treasure these as the wonderful gift they are. You're one in a million, Jack. And I'm glad you're writing again.

    3. Tis my pleasure and my honor to have a set on your shelf. Glad they arrived without any postal nonsense, and hope you enjoy some grand adventures. Looking forward to hearing what you think, and don't feel obligated to do formal reviews; if you have any thoughts, though, I'd love to hear them!