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Major Publication!

The Big Moon Dig has achieved a significant publication. This is a chapter in a major technical book from a major publisher.

Tom Riley, Chapter 12: Extended Managerial Implications: People and Space in the Twenty-First Century (pages 254-282)

Luisa dall'Acqua and Dickson Lukose,Improving Business Performance Through Effective Managerial Training Initiatives (IGI, 2018)


Big Book Deal!

We now have a signed book contract, again with IGI Global, for a technical book featuring eleven of our short stories supporting detailed technical instructions for their use in education. The book will be called: Narrative Thinking and Storytelling and will be out in the winter of 2018; watch for it.

The four stories below are not in our book bur are very like the ones that are; consider them a bonus.

Digger 03 on Virtual Moon


Example Short Stories free and complete!

Plus four stories very like the stories in our new book that you can down load right now.

  1. "Curse the Salt"

    Here is a complete story about a number of AIs and some dedicated people trying to address the problems of people displaced by rising sea levels. It is from the Iron Seas Series.

    Sometimes a problem is so big you can only tackle it with a team.

    This story also has a supporting YouTube: "Human/Machine Symbiosis: Rising Seas and People"

  2. "Ice Song"

    Here is a complete but very short story about an AI in a dangerous place trying to help its friends. It is from the Herd Series.

    Sometimes you have to take a few chances to help your friends.

  3. "The Lunar Viper"

    Here is a complete story about the first person born on the Moon. It is set in the lunar settlement series built by the MOVE team in our space series. It is from the Big Moon Dig Series.

    In Space, you must grow up fast, or not grow up at all.

  4. "The Dark of the Moon"

    Here is the complete short story about why we must explore space. It is from the Big Moon Dig Series.

    Sometimes you do meet demons in the depths of space; but sometimes that's not such a bad thing, especially if they are your own.


Hard Square Science Fiction, Vol. 01 on Sale

In the first year of our project we produced an e-book of five science fiction short stories about space exploration in the near future. You can purchase Vol. 01 for only $2.99 either from: in the Kindle edition., or from Smashwords in any of eight common electronic formats.

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