On writing

It’s official. I am a published author!


  That’s right, my first speculative fiction anthology is available over at Amazon for Kindle devices (working on releasing it in other places as well), for just $.99. Here is the link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B089636XJ7 And thank you so very much to all of you who have supported me over the years with your kind words, encouragement, […]

Space for Rent: The Cultural Significance of Cyberpunk


    Cyberpunk + Philosophy, sign me up!

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 a wizard.” “She is not.” “Kinda is.” “She is a pyromancer.” “Still sounds […]

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 […]

TV Tropes Monday: Absurdly Spacious Sewer


  Tweet of the Day: On Light Novels Absurdly Spacious Sewers are everywhere in fiction, from action adventure movies to the latest video games. There are many reasons for this such as a need for a mysterious location within the city, a fast travel covert network, a place for the unwanted of a community to […]