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World Building Wednesdays: Religion


    Tweet of the Day: Episode 20 – Stuff Teenagers Read (Past Tense) ——- Religion permeates all parts of human endeavor, so an author would be remiss if they didn’t include it as part of their world building. Since this is a complex subject, I’ll start with the broad strokes first and then dive […]

TV Tropes Monday: Street Samurai


    Tweet of the Day: The Church Under the Sands ——- So, you are in the middle of a near future, high-tech, corporate dystopia infused with every vice known to man and multiple-variations dreamed up by legions of speculative writers. What do you do? Well you jack up your meat body with as many […]

Weekend Writing Warriors/ 8#sunday/07-26-15: The Wolf and the Songbird


Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. We continue with another snippet from my short story collection, Weirder and Wilder Tales, which is a mix of speculative fiction short stories from high fantasy to science fiction with a dash of horror thrown in for good measure. Most are flash fiction, around […]

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: New Hardware on Display at FPM


Tweet of the Day: CHOSEN ONE, SPECIALNESS AND THE NARRATIVE OF THE ONE ——- ANN News Desk From Alliance News HQ in Vancouver May 10, 2197 New Hardware on Display at FPM By Amita Quita Farnborough, Great Britain– The skies above the Farnborough Aerospace port came alive for over a week with the sound of […]

Mass Effect/AEC-ANN News: CoT Renewed for Another Season


Tweet of the Day: Bad Life Decisions: Chapters 21 & 22 ——- From: Alliance News Entertainment Desk May 6, 2197 Champions of the Terminus Renewed for Another Season By Joan Calder MILGROM, BEKENSTIEN– Star Wold Productions celebrated the renewal of their banner extranet show, Champions of the Terminus, with an elaborate gala in the Zaibatsu […]

TV Tropes Monday: Amicable Exes


    Tweet of the Day: Sci Fi and Me ——- I often complain, and oh boy do I ever, about the problems with a trope. But when it comes to Amicable Exes, the only problem I have with it is that we don’t see it more often! I mean, adults acting like adults? Who […]

Weekend Writing Warriors: #8Sunday/07-19-15/ The Gate


    Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. We continue with another snippet from my short story collection, Weirder and Wilder Tales, which is a mix of speculative fiction short stories from high fantasy to science fiction with a dash of horror thrown in for good measure. Most are flash […]