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Posted: 16:46:21 on August 06 2002
By: Steve Krutzler
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TrekWeb has this afternoon delivered the first issue of our new email newsletter, the TrekWeb News Nexus. The monthly newsletter contains all sorts of useful information, from news headline and feature article round-ups to original articles. If you aren't already subscribed, join today!

One special feature just for this premiere issue is an interview with author Eric Stillwell about his new Lincoln Enterprises book, "The Making of 'Yesterday's Enterprise'". In the exclusive article found only in News Nexus, Stillwell told us that the book is ideal for fans looking for an insider's look at writing a STAR TREK episode:

"During my tenure as script coordinator on TNG, I oversaw the open submission policy launched by executive producer Michael Piller. We literally received thousands of speculative teleplays," Still told TrekWeb. "We had to return hundreds of scripts unread for technical reasons -- because the authors had little or no knowledge of the most fundamental aspects of formatting or submitting a teleplay."

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"Probably the most exciting piece of news from the world of Star Trek publishing is that Andrew Robinson has announced his intentions to write another trek novel," Bundy writes in her STAR TREK IN PRINT column. "His first novel ďA Stitch in TimeĒ was universally acclaimed as one of the best science fiction novels of 2000. A word of caution though, Mr. Robinsonís proposed story still has to undergo the approval process at Paramount so despite the dither that this news has caused in the fan community it will be some time before the book would actually be available. Still, itís welcome news and I for one am thrilled to learn there is another Garak novel to look forward to."

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