Just finished recording and editing the science fiction audio drama Shalbatana Solstice, a prequel I wrote for my novel Lunar Dust, Martian Sands. I plan to release both in July. Both stories deal with people trying to make a life on a lonely planet, and make the world their own. No zombies, no aliens – more »
Living in California, Working on Mars
It’s not everyday I get to talk with someone who works on Mars.
So when I scored an assignment for The Atlantic magazine’s website (Jet Lag is Worse on Mars) on how Martian explorers will adjust to a longer Martian day, my first call was to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. I was able to get an interview with Jennifer Trosper, deputy project manager for NASA’s Mars Rover Curiosity, who has worked on Mars rovers since the Pathfinder landed in the ’90s with its small auxiliary rover Sojourner. (See more)
Author’s page for novel, audio drama
Read excerpts and hear clips of Tom Chmielewski’s novel Lunar Dust, Martian Sands and his audio drama Shalbatana Solstice on the Martian Sands Bookstore page. Purchase from this page or access this site’s Amazon storefront for a full range of science fiction titles.