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JUST RELEASED: Rocky Touches Down as Carlie Simonsen
Just to let you all know that the fifth book in my Otherworld Adventures series has been released on Smashwords in all formats, and that other platforms will shortly follow.
Rocky Touches Down Ebook Cover
Rocky Touches Down PoD Cover
When Rocky finally reaches Tallona, he crash lands.
The cargo pod carrying his beloved pony Tank is dropped in, and radio
communications are lost with the colony and the space ship. To make matters
worse, there is a pack of velociraptors nesting right near the crash site. With
help a long way away, someone has to reach the horses and set them free, and
the only way to stop his little sister from trying to do just that, is to go
himself. Can Rocky sneak out of a dropship full of adults, reach the horses, and
then get to the colony before the raptors eat him? With the help of the alien
girl, Elita, he can only try.
Rocky Touches Down is the fifth book in the Otherworld Adventures series, which is set around Rocky’s journey
to the world of Tallona, where his parents will farm alongside the aliens who
have asked them for help.
This report is actually going out on
time. It’s been a busy week, and, with exams approaching, it’s only going to
get busier. This is what happened the week just gone.
Week 1 ProgressNew
words produced: 67 + poetry and flash handwritten
and Notes: NilWorks
completed: 14 (7 poems, 7 flash fiction)Works
edited: 1 (CS initial edit for Army Boots & Stilettos)Covers
created: 0 (CS format done for Army Boots & Stilettos)Works
Entered: 0Bloggery: 1,829University
Prep and Assignments: 3,392Writing News The week just gone saw me trying to
complete a second assessment item. Unfortunately, it proved more complex than
expected, so, although I completed the words required, with 30-40 references in
place, I’m not completely happy with the result, and have decided to go over it
this week to see if I can tweak it into something more satisfactory. I also
completed the initial edit and format of Army Boots & Stilettos, but want