Tag Archives: Motorcycles

My Motorcycles

I got my first motorcycle, a very battered Honda CL-175, in 1973 when we moved from town to a house in the country. I’d never much liked driving a car and a friend (whose youth was much more reckless and … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Way to Complex Plotting

  Written for the Tor/Forge May 2010 Newsletter THE MOTORCYCLE WAY TO COMPLEX PLOTTING Writers use various tools in their work. One of my tools is my motorcycle. Well, plural: my motorcycles. Bikers learn quickly that if they expect to … Continue reading

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Newsletter #107

DRAKE NEWSLETTER #107:  January 4, 2019 Dear People, I’m at work on To Clear Away the Shadows. I’ve got a good chunk (20 texts which average over a thousand each), but it sure isn’t racing along.  Getting back on track … Continue reading

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Newsletter #105

Dear People, There’s only ordinary news this time: I’m seriously into the plotting of my new RCN novel TO CLEAR AWAY THE SHADOWS. I’d like to be farther along–indeed, I’d like to be well into writing the book–but things are … Continue reading

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Suzuki DL650A

My new bike, a Suzuki V-Strom 650 (DL650A). It replaces the Bandit 1200 which I simply wasn’t running hard enough to keep the engine happy. The DL650 has fuel injection and ABS, both of which are very good. The seat … Continue reading

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Newsletter #62

Dear People, I am in the stage now in which the current book (this time it’s The Road of Danger, the next Leary/Mundy space opera) moves forward about as steadily as Juggernaut’s Carriage. The process is about that graceful also, … Continue reading

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New Bike

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Newsletter #54

Dear People, Quite a lot has been happening. First and foremost in my mind, I turned in WHAT DISTANT DEEPS, the latest RCN (Leary/Mundy) space opera, to Baen Books the day after I got back from World Fantasy Con. I’d … Continue reading

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