Lore's Lair FAQ


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  1. What Is Lore's Lair?
  2. Where can I find I find Lore's Lair... ?
  3. What Is Lore's Tales?
  4. Who is Steven F. Boettcher?
  5. What is it that he does?
  6. How many poems has he written?
  7. How many poems have been published?
  8. What was his first poem?
  9. What was his first published poem?
  10. How many stories has he written?
  11. How many stories have been published?
  12. What are the titles of his stories?
  13. Has he written any novels?
  14. What are his hobbies?
  15. Which writers and poets does he admire?

What is Lore's Lair ?

Lore's Lair is the home of poetry, short stories, and other creations of  Steven F. Boettcher

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Where can I find Lore's Lair?

Lore's Lair can be found at http:\\www.lorecastle.com

 

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What is Lore's Tales?

Lore's Tales is the home of poetry, writings, and other creations of Lorraine M. Boettcher.
It, too, can be found at  http:\\www.lorecastle.com

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Who is Steven F. Boettcher?

Steven F. Boettcher is the middle child of Rudolf and Dorothee Boettcher.  He has two brothers, Thomas and Larry.  He is married to Lorraine M. Boettcher (formerly Lorraine M. Cornelius).  They have one child, a daughter, Kira Lore Boettcher.

Steven is currently a Senior Systems Engineer at Ann Taylor, Inc within the IS department.  He's been with the company 5 years.  Previously he has worked for Datavox Technologies, Inc and Blitz Systems, Inc. within their Windows/Novell/Hardware divisions.

Steven has a BE in Electrical Engineering from The City College of New York (CUNY) and a Certificate of Programming from Briarcliffe College.

Steven was born on Christmas Eve, though he never felt that it was a gift.

 

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What is it that he does?

Steven works on Hp/Compaq systems doing too many tasks to write here.  When he has time/inspiration, he writes poetry and short stories and other things, too.

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How many poems has he written?

Too many to count!  Seriously, the poems post on Lore's Lair are just a fraction of the poems that he has written.  Many are so poor, that they will never see the light of day.  He estimates that he has written between 300 and 400 poems.

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How many poems have been published?

In book and/or magazine form, 4.  One Day, One Night, The King Enters, But Leaves, Looking At The Night Sky.
On the Internet, somewhere between 60-100.  Mostly at Lore's Lair

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What was his first poem?

I don't have a copy of it nor did it have a title.  But he had something to do with being a walrus.
The second poem that I wrote was called One Day.

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What was his first published poem?

The King Enter, But Leaves

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How many stories has he written?

Not as many as he would have liked.  Somewhere between 20 and 30.  Many never completed.

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How many stories have been published?

A few have been published at Lore's Lair.

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What are the titles of his stories?

  1. Mission: Mars One  (aka Mission to Mars) (1985)
  2. The House (aka The Haunted House) (1985)
  3. Grave's End (1986)
  4. The Bar Called Hell (1986)
  5. When Death Came Knocking (1986)
  6. The Streets Of The City (1986)
  7. Mind Games (1987-1988)
  8. The History of Anti-Matter (1988)
  9. The Fog (1989)
  10. Emerald Eyes (1992)
  11. The Ganymede Incident (unfinished) (1993,1999)
  12. Please Pardon Our Appearance While We Are Under Destruction (unfinished) (1996)
  13. Lore And The Dragon Part 1 of the Legend of Lore (in progress) (1998-2004)
  14. The Sorceress and the Dragon (1998)
  15. The Guardian of Fagan's Keep (1998)
  16. Sequel to Guardian of Fagan's Keep (with Lorraine Boettcher) (unfinished)   (1998)
  17. Of Lore's Lair (1998)
  18. The Lost Road (unfinished) (1998)
  19. One Day (in progress) (1998, 2004)
  20. Ganymede Loco (unfinished) (2001)
  21. No One But Me (unfinished) (2001)
  22. Lore And The Unicorn Part 2 of the Legend of Lore (in progress) (2001-2004)
  23. Other various writings. (1986-2003)

You can find some of the unfinished stories here Unfinished Tales.
Steve hopes to complete some of his unfinished works before he dies.  And to write other new stories.

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Has he written any novels?

Yes,  The City Of Hellfire.  It was co-written with Eric Elias. (1987-1989)
Steven also began a sequel to City Of Hellfire, called The Eternal War. (1989)
Steven also wrote a bunch of stories that centered around a common theme called The Void. (1986-1989) that was to become a novel.

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What are his hobbies?

Astronomy, reading Science Fiction and Fantasy especially the works of Isaac Asimov and J.R.R. Tolkien.  Walking in the woods. Writing.  Dreaming.

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Which writers and poets does he admire?

Isaac Asimov, J.R.R. Tolkien, Leonard Schwartz, Terry Brooks, Arthur C. Clarke, Dan Hood, Robert Louis Stevenson, Saki, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, ee cummings, John Lennon, JK Rowling, and many more.

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Revised: February 20, 2004.