The Written Wyrd Launches New Science Fiction Novel

Tacoma, Washington Nonprofit Literary Trust Completes A Popular Sci Fi Trilogy.
By: The Written Wyrd
TACOMA, Wash. - March 21, 2014 - PRLog -- acoma speculative fiction author and literary activist Robert A. Boyd announced today that The Written Wyrd has released the latest in his ongoing "Ic'nichi - Human Concord" saga, a work entitled "Diplomacy's End: The d'enchia Incident".

This is the third part of the 'Diplomacy' trilogy of humorous First Contact novels crafted as 'lurid tell-all memoirs' narrated by members of a team of alien diplomats trying to establish good relations with the strange 'humans'.

The 'Diplomacy' trilogy is based in part on how we would react if we were contacted by an advanced alien race today.  Add in the panicky, often bizarre reaction of the humans, and the social and psychological differences between the two races with the Ic'nichis' own frailties and foibles, and the result is mayhem teetering on chaos.  And it doesn't help that the recent war against a third alien race has changed all concerned - they are becoming telepathic!  No one knows why, or what to do about it, but they have to do something before every secret of their military, diplomacy and personal lives becomes common knowledge throughout the universe!

This book is presently available on Amazon and through the Written Wyrd web site in both print and downloadable form.

This work, and other works by The Written Wyrd, are available on request for reviews.  Please contact the trust through the addresses below.


"Speculative fiction (science fiction, fantasy, and horror) is the popular literature of ideas," Mr. Boyd stated.  "It asks 'why?', 'what will this lead to?', and 'is there a better way?' in a variety of forms which appeal to the mass market reader.  In this time when there is so much pressure for mindless conformity, encouraging people to think is more critical than ever.  This is what distinguishes Speculative Fiction from all other forms of popular literature."


The Ic'nichi are a race resembling 'small bipedal dinosaurs' who live in a loose knit city-state society.  They are less violent than humans, and while they are far more powerful than mankind, they have no desire to aggress against us.  The individual characters are an ill-assorted lot specifically created as a counterpart to the all-wise-all-knowing Close Encounters space aliens which haunt the popular genre these days.  They are every bit as mortal and fallible as we humans, which makes for an entertaining narrative of their conflicts and misadventures.


Launched in January 1, 2011, The Written Wyrd is a Washington State nonprofit trust founded to address the problems faced by self published and small press authors of speculative fiction through a program of technical support and publicity.

These efforts are funded through sales of books, and by donations and grants.


'Bob' Boyd was born on August 10, 1949 in Charleston, South Carolina, and raised in the St Louis, Missouri area.  He began developing his writing craft in Naperville, Illinois in 2002, and moved to Tacoma in 2005.  At this time, he has nine novels completed, with another scheduled for release in late 2014.  Bob is noted for his wicked sense of humor, and for his fascination with history and cultures.  He attends several science fiction conventions in the Pacific Northwest each year to promote self published and small press authorship, and is available for public speaking engagements.

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