Why do the most ignorant people think they are so smart? A couple of smart social psychologists came up with the answer, but my grandaddy explained it to me in much simpler terms decades before (he was a pretty smart guy, too).
Five Ways to Go Faster Than Light
In my Orion the Hunter stories I use a kind of hyperdrive, but there are many other technologies used to theorize faster than light (FTL) travel. I'm going to give you my five favorites below. Hyperdrive (Orion the Hunter): This is what I use and it essentially involves removing the ship from Einsteinian space (where C is... Continue Reading →
Work-In-Progress Wednesday – An Excerpt from Silt
Silt, my latest Orion the Hunter story takes place immediately following The Empty Blade (currently with my editor, and due out around the first of the year). The Empty Blade is a pivotal story for Orion, and some of the life changes seen in that story are evident in this opening. The brisk wind caught... Continue Reading →
New Five-Star Review for The Spiral Arm Stories – Season One
Ray Simmons of Readers Favorite just posted a five-star review for Orion the Huter: The Spiral Arm Stories Season One. I'm over the moon! I love futuristic science fiction. I like action-oriented tales that take place within a well thought out and detailed future. That is one reason I loved Orion The Hunter: The Spiral Arm... Continue Reading →
Integrity is a Spectrum
One of the themes I work with in my Orion the Hunter stories is that integrity is a spectrum. The left end is pure altruism, the right pure narcissism. Most of us float near the middle of the spectrum on most days, some a bit to the left or right. Neither saint nor completely self-centered. We... Continue Reading →
The Guardian has a great article on words to use and not to use to make your engagements with others more successful. Certainly, if you are in the business of selling (which we all are at one time or another) the value of this advice is obvious, but I can see how it would also be... Continue Reading →
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