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Stellar Classification

The following article won’t mean much to anyone not interested in star classification. I’m working on a randomized star sector generator to help give setting information for my space mercenaries universe.  Below are a few links I’ve created to investigate astronomy and astrophysics. Astronomers classified stars through an arcane system of letters and numbers. Most stars are […]

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Cover Art – Your First Impression

Your cover image is the first thing people notice when browsing for a book. It’s important that it be eye-catching, yet interesting. As a self-publisher you won’t have a company’s resources to help find an artist, so you’ll need to do it yourself. For my last work, The New Moon Murders, I was lucky enough […]

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