On writing

World Building Wednesdays: Spacedock

  Tweet of the Day: My Twitch Channel  I haven’t posted one of these in awhile, but if you are looking for a great resource for your sci-fi theme stories, please check out Spacedock on You Tube. They give a great rundown of many vessels from different sci-fi franchises, be they movies, TV shows, or […]

TV Tropes Monday: Humans Are Psychic in the Future

    “Man, I have this cool sci-fi setting with spaceships, laser swords, pirates, zappy ray guns, and a gal that can hurl fireball.” “What?” “Yeah, fireballs. She controls fire and stuff….” “But this is science fiction, not fantasy. She sounds like wizard.” “She is not.” “Kinda is.” “She is a pyromancer.” “Still sounds like […]

Happy New Years and Cover Reveal

  Hello and Happy New Year oh gentle readers. Normally this would be a post recounting some of the events of last year: the good, the bad,  and the ugly. And while 2017 had a few of the first and a lot of the second and third, instead I will focus on the future. The […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Theocracy

  Tweet of the Day: Crash Curse Literature: George Orwell’s 1984 Part #2 The Theocracy, a government for and by God. Men rule and are ruled in the name of a higher power and under strict religious principles. The word of the religious authorities is absolute. After all how can you argue against the word […]

TV Tropes Monday: You All Meet in an Inn

Tweet of the Day: Hacking the 5th  “Start and the beginning and keep on writing,” is a common piece of writing advice. But where do you start, exactly? What if you need a convenient location where it would make sense for the protagonist to meet, discuss the adventure to be had, and perhaps get waylaid […]

TV Tropes Monday: Standard Sci-Fi History

  Tweet of the Day: A Many Patterned Strangeness  You heard about the Standard Sci-Fi Army. You loved the Standard Sci-Fi Fleet. Now comes the Standard Sci-Fi History! And one stop shop for all things sci-fi history. It has wars, rumors of wars, great discoveries, and an easy explanation on How We Got Here. It […]

TV Tropes Monday: Black-Tie Infiltration

  Tweet of the Day:  Wonder Woman vs. Atomic Blonde- What Truly Makes a Powerful Female Character The heroes (or the villains) need access to a McGuffin, which is usually heavily guarded. Just getting in will be a shore. But what if you can get invited in? Welcome to the Black-Tie Infiltration, where you can […]