Authors who want to do their own publicity should work hard on a pitch, introduction, author bio, backgrounder which includes a short synopsis of the book, questions and answers and website. Have jpeg of your book cover, link to purchase your book and author headshot ready to send to the producer (t... more
Without an atmosphere, terraformation would have to end with anaerobic “organisms” capable of withstanding heat and/or cold extremes that humans cannot survive in without EXTENSIVE body coverings. Any moon colony, even if it occupied space beneath the moo... more
I think if you set a reasonable goal and thought it out, there should never be a reason to give up short of some sort of catastrophe. If you had a health issue that rendered a goal impossible, then of course you'd reconsider that goal. but hardship alone...never a reason. Edison failed 29,000 times ... more
I imagine you've met a lot of interesting people during you treks up the mountains. Was there a common theme among the people you met? What is the most common thing that drives people to climb Mt. Everest? Or was it different for everyone?