I had the privilege of hearing Ray Bradbury speak at the San Diego Comicon back in the mid ’70s when I was stationed there. I worked as security in the art show that year. Hearing him talk about education directly influenced how I raised my daughters — using the Marvel Universe series and Oz books […]
Write better. —- Mignon Fogarty is the Grammar Girl. And she is awesome.
Netflix… here I come. —- It’s a holiday weekend, which probably means you have some down time. What better activity, while you’re digesting that leftover Turkey, than catching up on some of 2016’s best scifi and fantasy…
Don’t be stupid. —- Stupid Writing Rules: 12 dumb things new writers tell each other. Ignore this bad advice from misinformed people in critique groups.
Oh. Hell. YEAH!
A lot of good information and clears up a lot of misinformation. —- How to get the best out of your reviews and sales to rank high on Amazon without the myths from form…
In the Spiral Arm universe, we have a few different kinds of weapons, the ubiquitous blaster (a heat ray), the needler (a pencil thin laser — about the size of a derringer), MASER rifles, and the lightning gun (which I’ll be introducing in the next book. Oh, and of course blade, lots of blades. Here are […]
While science fiction was once primarily about science, it has since evolved into a far-reaching field that encompasses a variety of subgenres. When pitching your novel or your short story, it’s helpful to know which Science Fiction Subgenres it is best suited for; this guide should help.
Kaiju? Yes, please!
Okay. I’ll admit it. I actually liked much of Star Trek: Enterprise. I think I’ll binge watch that after I finish with The Original Series. —- While it’s certainly not a highlight of the franchise’s 49-year history, this series is also not as bad as many people think.