R. Vincent Tibbetts


R. Vincent Tibbetts was raised in Western Pennsylvania during the 1970's when the professional football team captured the heart of a city. The town immersed itself in a culture of winning until the sudden death of the steel industry. Witnessing the economic shockwave ripple across communities from the gutting of such an industrial might had an impact on his psyche. It led him to see his surroundings in a new light, growing to have an appreciation for the workings of the natural world, how things work, and developing a mindset for conservation. His interests in art, photography, and film production brought him to California and a career in the entertainment business where he is a Chief Lighting Technician and Studio Electrician. He is an entrepreneur at heart. His hobbies include beach volleyball, softball, golf, hiking, camping, and surfing. Red Planet Pioneer is his first literary endeavor. He resides in Long Beach, California.

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Red Planet Pioneer - Modulus of Resilience
Price: Free! Words: 117,830. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » High tech, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The year is 2079 and colonizing Mars is about to become a very deadly business. Out in the barren plains of Mars, two Dextoids have escaped their minders. Their extensive knowledge cannot prepare them for their freedom. Unhinged from humanity, they will shape the attitude for how the Red Planet will be colonized for years to come. A genetically engineered adventure, welcome to Red Planet Pioneer.

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  • Smashwords Style Guide on Aug. 04, 2013

    I am a first time writer. I have no idea how my work will be received, or if I will even sell one book, but I do know because of the Style Guide I had a successful upload of my novel on the first try! This is a must read for anyone deciding to publish on Smashwords. Thank you Mark Coker for the insight and knowledge imparted!