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About George Phillies

science fiction author -- researcher in polymer dynamics -- collector of board wargames -- President, National Fantasy Fan Federation

Physics One in Prepublication

Physics One, The Alpha Edition, is now being reviewed by Amazon for publication. They do a pass-through, then I get the paper galley proofs, and soon thereafter the book is published.

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Physics One

The more or less final proofreading pass has been completed. The corrections have to be entered and checked, formatting issues need to be adjusted, and then formatting for Amazon Paperback publication needs to be fixed. Sometime next month the book … Continue reading

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Cover to “Academician”

Academic Warfare — like the other kind, only deadlier.The young lady is Adara Triskittenion. The novel is the sequel to “Practical Exercise”, also now being written.  It will be a while before these are finished.  Cover by Brad Fraunfelter.

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Status of Writing Projects

I retired to write and am writing. First, two of my books are on sale: Mistress of the Waves — now $1.00 amazon.com/dp/B008J4NLWI Designing Wargames – Introduction — now $1.50 amazon.com/Designing-Wargames-Introduction-Studies-Design-ebook/dp/B00JX4EUVO Then the writing projects: Physics One Last week I … Continue reading

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Physics One

Behold the almost completed manuscript for the physics text. It finished at 420 pages, around 175 figures, and a lot of words. I would estimate that it will be available in August if not sooner. And note bargain prices on … Continue reading

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Mechanics One

Producing a textbook is vastly more complicated than writing a novel. There were nearly 200 figures. There is an index. The core writing file uses LaTeX via WinEDT (not to be confused with winedit) and MikTEX, with the American Mathematical … Continue reading

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New Book

Fantastic Schools, an anthology from Jagi Lamplighter and Chris Nuttall, contains my short story Practical Exercise. You can find it on Nook, Kobo, Angus & Robertson, and Amazon.  

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Pass 2 Almost Complete

There has been more progress on the physics text.  Proofreading Pass 2 has finished the proofreading.  Some corrections still need to be inserted.  Pass 3 will include creating an index.  Then the book is allowed to sit for a while … Continue reading

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Progress

As I have mentioned, I am writing a new freshman physics textbook. I am now doing the second editing pass, finding a modest number of corrections on some pages, adding bits and pieces, and so forth. At 15 or 20 … Continue reading

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Writing

I had an opener that got longer for Tales of the Anglic Union Astrographic Service…not the final title.  It grew by perhaps 9000 words.  I am resetting my thinking to start writing more of Practical Exercise — Adara Triskittenion at … Continue reading

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