I don’t post as much as I used to and I have to admit I’m not happy with that. This is something that I would like to improve in the future. Social media have taken a lot from what used to be posted here, but their ephemeral nature is not always suited to longer, deeper posts or updates.

With the changes in my daily routine, most notably the far longer commute, I’ve been back to reading, and reading a lot. Since mid-January, I’ve read or re-read Century Rain by Alastair Reynolds, Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts, Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi, The Expanse series by “James S. A. Corey”, the Song of Ice and Fire series by G.R.R. Martin, and the latest, A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth.

I know, that’s a lot. I read a lot.

I’ve also restarted for the nth time work on both WIPs. Inspired by the microstories episodes, though unrelated, I have decided to give my sci-fi book the title The Uncertain War, and as of now, it is no longer a trilogy, but a single book divided in three parts; depending on how it ends up it might become a trilogy again in the future. Since I hadn’t worked on the book proper for about seven or eight years (the longest stretch so far, though I started working on it more than twenty years ago…), I have decided that instead of trying to catch up with it, I would write a series of five short-stories, each focused on an aspect of this universe. The Meikashi Pearl & other stories is tentatively scheduled for release next October, though under what form, I do not know yet.

Secondly, I have finally found, I think, a way to get out of the writer’s block that has been holding the development of Dragon Run for the last year or two. A reshuffling was due, and I’m going to follow this path and see where it takes me, but I’ve got an idea now of where to take them from where they had ended up to the story’s proper resolution.

2017 will mark ten years since my epic road trip across the USA, and this year will see another road trip across the north of Spain, then up to Paris. A dedicated blog will open accordingly, in due time.

Finally, after years of flip-flopping around the issue, I’ve pulled the trigger and passed the sailing license test. My three-year project laid last November to get a sailing boat and sail around the world is so far going to plan smoothly.

tl;dr: Not much to show, but lots of projects and ideas.

To Be Continued.

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