Dancers and Instructors at Harvey Zumbathon in Round Rock, TX

The Zumbathon for Harvey

I wrote this Pantoum-mime poem in honor of the many people inside and outside of Texas who have given any aid to the victims of Hurricane Harvey. by R. L. Copple - 9/4/2017 The call goes...

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Reality Game – Day 20

Day 20 on writing the Reality Game novel. An odd Tuesday.

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Reality Game – Day 18

R. L. Copple updates his progress on writing the “Realiy Game” novel, the 4th entry in the Virtual Chronicles series.

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Reality Game: Day 1

R. L. Copple details his first day back to writing the novel Reality Game.

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Mid-Year Adjustments

R. L. Copple explains his mid-year adjustments to his new year’s writing goals.

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The Hole

A simulated Black Hole of ten solar masses as seen from a distance of 600km with the Milky Way in the background (horizontal camera opening angle: 9°)

Captain Jane Bower of the Starship Arizona attempts to rescue a ship trapped on the edge of a black hole’s event horizon. She discovers that black holes are more personal than she had realized.

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Mind Game Sale: $0.99!

Mind Game on sale for $0.99 from 7/16 to 8/3! Click for more info.

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Monkey Madness

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I told headquarters their idea proved they had developed a case of monkey madness. Never give a monkey a man’s job. But did they listen? No. They trained and installed monkeys through the whole fleet. And now I’m sitting up in bed, a monkey holding a ray gun to my head.

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Gas: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Vulture in Sky

Timmy tugged on his dad’s trousers. “Dad, my teacher said gas is bad for the Earth. Is it?”

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Starry the Space-Hippie Spy –
Chapter 1: Far Out, Man

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Free Monthly Serial: Chapter 1 – A bit of James Bond, comedy, detective, and space opera. What more could you want? Sit back and enjoy the ride.

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Monthly Free Fiction Upgrade!

R. L. Copple upgrades his once-a-month free fiction story.

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  • Hero Game

    Second book in The Virtual Chronicles. A superhero space adventure!

  • Mind Game

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    First book in The Virtual Chronicles. Virtual reality has never been so real!

  • Reality’s Fire

    Third book in The Reality Chronicles. The exciting finale goes to Hell and back.

  • Reality’s Ascent

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    Second book in The Reality Chronicles. An adventure with consequences.

  • Reality’s Dawn

    First book in The Reality Chronicles. 15 adventures of Sisko to enjoy!

  • Ethereal Worlds Anthology

    25 short stories and flash fictions written over five years by R. L. Copple.

  • Strange Worlds of Lunacy

    Let's go there. It's a silly place. Two flash fictions in this anthology: "Shake, Rattle, and Roll," and "Baby Truth."