The crew of the S/V Aves pays loving tribute to the rock gods Styx during our sailing adventure in the Caribbean. Be sure to stay tuned until the guitar solo (it's magic) and the landing of a giant sea beast.
I'm proud to announce that Election 2064: Book One received a 5-star review (that's out of 5!) from the influential review and awards site Readers' Favorite . Full text below. "Election 2064 by Scott McDermott is a fascinating look into the future of American politics. This book follows several characters as they navigate a political landscape that, though rather grim, isn’t vastly different from today’s. It certainly is a lot more treacherous, however. From noble politicians with lofty ideas for fixing a broken country, to super-rich sponsors with their own agendas in mind, Election 2064 follows them all for a full and unbridled perspective. The political minefield includes terrorist attacks, assassination attempts, and well timed entries into the presidential race. In this installment (book 1) no one person emerges as the front runner; rather we are told the story from the beginning of each presidential race. "With exciting plot twists and a story that we
This Thursday, January 4th, I'll be at the Central Library in Virginia Beach for a Meet the Authors event. Myself and some other great Hampton Roads writers will be on hand to talk about our writing process, projects we're currently working on, and will be available to sign books. I might even have some news on Book Two of the Election 2064 series! Hope to see you there, more information is on the attached flier. Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd Virginia Beach, VA 23452
BOOK TWO IS FINALLY HERE "Acton Granger lives on, in all of us. He has to." - Elijah Schroeder, 55th President of the United States. America, as she so often finds herself, is at a crossroads. Once the election season begins in earnest, a daily battle is waged for control of her future. An ambitious senator channels a mysterious inner voice to embody the resentment of his followers, rising to increasing prominence. A gifted artist reunites with a figure from his past to discover the Second Civil War’s most explosive secret. A wealthy technologist gains national attention with his genius, but must decide who and what he stands for. A dedicated policy analyst reluctantly embraces the spotlight to shepherd the drafting of a new Constitution. An unconventional governor and her campaign-staff daughters strive to pull a reluctant base into the modern age. And a conflicted president tries to move the country past divisions he can't escape himself, while questio