Overview

A 4,000 word short story (approximately 30 pages in paper).

Eliza Wall was the most space-happy young lady on the Moon. She spent all her time studying to become a great explorer. Then on one fateful expedition, she must put all of her skills to the test. Can she save herself… and her father?
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Father-Daughter Outing

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Overview

A 4,000 word short story (approximately 30 pages in paper).

Eliza Wall was the most space-happy young lady on the Moon. She spent all her time studying to become a great explorer. Then on one fateful expedition, she must put all of her skills to the test. Can she save herself… and her father?
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016128146
  • Publisher: Old Town Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/2012
  • Series: Old Town Tales , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 93 KB

Meet the Author

Martin L. Shoemaker is a software developer and a science fiction and fantasy author. Working in software helps him to think about technology and its impact on our lives, which gives him ideas for his fiction; and writing fiction lets him explore how ordinary people work with new technologies and new ideas, which helps him to devise better software. So he plans to keep doing both for as long as he's able.

SCIENCE FICTION AUTHOR

As an author, Martin has sold stories to the following markets:

"The Night We Flushed the Old Town" in Therefore I Am: Digital Science Fiction Volume 2.
"Father-Daughter Outing", the cover story for Heir Apparent: Digital Science Fiction Volume 4.

His writing has also won the following awards:

Writers of the Future, Quarter 1, 2011: Finalist, The Mother Anthony
Writers of the Future, Quarter 2, 2011: Honorable Mention, Father-Daughter Outing
Writers of the Future, Quarter 3, 2011: Honorable Mention, "Scramble"
Writers of the Future, Quarter 4, 2011: Semi-Finalist, "A Most Auspicious Star"
The 2012 Jim Baen Memorial Writing Contest: Second Place, "Scramble"

In addition, he has self-published two stories, and has more in the works.

SOFTWARE ARCHITECTURE ANALYST

Martin is a software developer with 27 years experience in the industry. He has worked in the fields of color science, on-line shopping, databases, material handling, medical imaging, and customer relations management.

His most popular presentations are his UML courses, which he wrote and presents. As a side effort in his UML work, Martin has written two books on UML, including:

UML Applied: A .NET Perspective from Apress.
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