Author Archives: Dayton Ward

About Dayton Ward

Freelance word pusher. Husband. Dad. Trekkie. Rush fan (the band). Tampa Bay Bucs fan. Observer/derider of human behavior. I know where my towel is.

Let’s do another “Ask Dayton Anything” thing.

Why? Because it’s been a while, and I’m in the midst of pushing words around a screen in a somewhat haphazard fashion at the moment, and I actually (:: gasp! ::) have a bit of free time as I move … Continue reading

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Bucs Blog! 2017 Season, Week 10.

If you thought the Bucs strategy for securing a win looked familiar – you know, like something out of the Tony Dungy era – go with that feeling. But, a win’s a win, and I’ll take it. Bucs 15 – … Continue reading

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Veterans Day.

In Flanders Fields In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days … Continue reading

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Happy 242nd Birthday, Marines!

On November 1st, 1921, John A. Lejeune, 13th Commandant of the Marine Corps, directed that a reminder of the honorable service of the Corps be published by every command, to all Marines throughout the globe, on the birthday of the … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Waypoint

Short stories that run the gamut of Star Trek‘s history, set during the Original Series, The Next Generation, Voyager, Deep Space Nine, Enterprise, and more, featuring all your favorite characters. Capturing a galaxy of emotions, these weird and wonderful stories … Continue reading

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Bucs Blog! 2017 Season, Week 9.

Can you invoke the Mercy Rule at the halfway point of a season? Asking for 53 friends, along with their coaches, trainers, equipment people, and the guys who take care of the Gatorade. Saints 30 – Bucs 10 Ugh. Long … Continue reading

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Happy Time Travel Day!

Celebrating the 62nd anniversary of the invention of time travel…. Dr. Emmett L. Brown Rockin’ it Outatime Since November 5th, 1955

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Wait…I’ve been doing this writing thing for how long?

It hit me today while reading a Facebook thread featuring comments from one of the responsible parties: I’ve been doing this writing thing….well, the “paid for my writing” thing…for twenty years, now. Twenty. Years. Holy. Shit. Okay, okay. In truth, … Continue reading

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Come see me and Kevin at Kansas City Comic Con!

Awwwwww Yissssssssss. Thanks to the con’s own swank and rather handy header graphic, I’m left with almost nothing to tell you about next weekend’s Kansas City Comic Con, which will take place next weekend, November 10-12, at Bartle Hall in … Continue reading

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October writing wrap-up.

Whoa. Whoa. WHOOOOOAH. November. Already? The hell, 2017? What’s your freakin’ rush, dude? I honestly have no real idea where this year has gone. A lot of it has been a blur, and I can’t tell if it’s because I’ve … Continue reading

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