World War 1 officially ended in Compiègne, France, on November 11, 1918. In just four short years, 'the war to end all wars' had claimed roughly 17 million lives and left over 20 million additional men, women and children wounded.Almost 100 years later, November 11th is still, in many parts of th ...
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‘The Nemesis Engines’ – 100 years ago…

July 28, 1914. It has been a month since the assassination in Sarajevo of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife. After a month of mourning across the Austro-Hungarian empire - and a month of outrage and anger and calls for revenge - Austria Hungary declares war on Serbia. We are still quite a way ...
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 Yesterday on Twitter, Sunny Cervantes asked me an interesting question:Sunny is of course referring to this:Let me answer that in five parts:1) First, because the last thing anyone really needs is another book written about social media, especially right now. It's done. The "social media thought l ...
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Today is the big day! The Nemesis Engines finally debuts today on Amazon with the series opener: The Peacemakers.What you can expect:1. The story combines several genres - mystery, adventure, intrigue, retro sci-fi (think Jules Verne & H.G. Wells) and a even pinch of horror - so there is somet ...
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The crafting of a character: Harbert Pencroft

The accidental protagonist:I have a confession to make: Harbert Pencroft, the central character in 'The Peacemakers,' was an accident. He was the unexpected result of needing to add a character to the story as a narrative device. Not only was he never supposed to be a major character in the s ...
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I was having coffee with a long time friend last month, and naturally, we got around to talking about The Nemesis Engines, which was kind of nice because I spend way too much time talking about social business and brand management anyway. The big question - and one that  get every time someone find ...
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Just a quick reminder that we're less than two months away from the launch of #TNE1. (What's that? I hear you ask...)Well, ask no more. Here are the deets (and there will be lots more to come):The Nemesis Engines – Book One: The PeacemakersGenre: Historical Fiction, Adventure, Science Fict ...
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