Author Archives: L.D. Alford

About L.D. Alford

L. D. Alford is a novelist whose writing explores with originality those cultures and societies we think we already know. His writing distinctively develops the connections between present events and history—he combines them with threads of reality that bring the past alive. L. D. Alford is familiar with technology and cultures—he is widely traveled and earned a B.S. in Chemistry from Pacific Lutheran University, an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Boston University, a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from The University of Dayton, and is a graduate of Air War College, Air Command and Staff College, and the USAF Test Pilot School. L. D. Alford is an author who combines intimate scientific and cultural knowledge into fiction worlds that breathe reality. He is the author of three historical fiction novels: Centurion, Aegypt, and The Second Mission, and three science fiction novels: The End of Honor, The Fox’s Honor, and A Season of Honor.

Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x113, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Incarceration (imprisonment)

23 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x113, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Incarceration (imprisonment) Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition of Aegypt plus … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x112, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Unreliable Character

22 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x112, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Unreliable Character Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition of Aegypt plus … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x111, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Mind Switching (Soul Switching)

21 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x111, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Mind Switching (Soul Switching) Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x110, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Augmented Human (Robot) (Society)

20 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x110, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Augmented Human (Robot) (Society) Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x109, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Fashion

19 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x109, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Fashion Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition of Aegypt plus Sister … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x108, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Utopia (anti-utopia)

18 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x108, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Utopia (anti-utopia) Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition of Aegypt plus … Continue reading

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Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x107, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Resistance (Nonresistance)

17 July 2017, Writing Ideas – New Novel, part x107, Creative Elements in Scenes, Plot Devices, Resistance (Nonresistance) Announcement:  Ancient Light is delayed due to the economy.  You can read more about it at http://www.ancientlight.com.  Ancient Light includes the second edition of Aegypt plus … Continue reading

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