In January 2010, I spent two weeks at the
Mars Desert Research Station,
a simulated Mars base in the Utah desert, as part of Crew 88. This
page collects my posted journal entries and photos in one easy-to-find
If you want to know about my science fiction writing, check
Mars Diaries is nothing more nor less than a trade paperback
collecting the blogs of the Mars Desert Research Station's Crew 88.
The content is the same as what you could find at Bianca's, Laksen's,
Paul's, Diego's and my blogs, and the pictures are in black and
white. All I've done is collect them in one place, put them in
chronological order, and format them for print. Well, I also got
Lynne Ann Morse and Kate Yule to translate Bianca's and Diego's
blogs into English -- that's something you won't find online.
The main purpose of this book is to have a physical souvenir for
the crew, and their friends and families, of our adventure on "Mars."
But as long as I've gone to the trouble of putting this volume
together, I saw no reason not to make it available for anyone who
wants to buy a copy. You can order one yourself, if you like, from