Tag Archive | space

TV Tropes Monday: Escape Pod

Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 9.32: Adjusting Character Proactivity ——– Klaxons blare, fires flare, explosion shake, and the heroes run through a storm of exploding panels, and dangling wires. Their ship is going down in flames and they are not planning to go with it. Their destination: the Escape Pod(s). Regardless of how practical […]

TV Tropes Monday: Ghost Ship

    Tweet of the Day: The Dark Underbelly of May ——- I’ll be honest. I’m using this trope in lieu of the trope I wanted.  A deserted ship, maybe floating in the middle of the sear or beached somewhere. Might even be found in an odd place, like in the middle of the desert. […]

TV Tropes Monday: Space is an Ocean

Tweet of the Day: So it’s Sunday ——- You know the drill…is that the klaxon and a midshipman saying over the ship’s comms that this is in fact not a drill? Are we not passing through a nebula like it was a fog bank? And why are ships lining up to fire at each other […]

Space for Rent: Fiction as a Reflection of Reality

Tweet of the Day: A Perfect Red ——- Art is a mirror of reality. Art is part of reality, as surely are the mirror is part of the room it resides in. No matter how distorted the image, it is just a reflection and just as revealing. Fiction, as a subset of the art of […]

Moonstruck: A Writer’s Challenge

Tweet of the Day: Keep Slow Things Moving Tension and Foreboding ——- Seeing how lazy I am, I decided to combine my Songwriter’s Challenge- Songwriter’s Story Challenge: Pick a song you like. Write a story based on, about or inspired by the song/lyrics. A link to the song itself (lyrics or youtube video) would help. […]

Sci-Fi: The Setting is the Thing

Tweet of the Day: Don’t Write the Bland and Boring ——– A Long Time Ago, In a Galaxy Far, Far Away….. In fiction, setting includes the time, location, and everything in which a story takes place, and initiates the main backdrop and mood for a story. Setting has been referred to as story world [1] […]

The Musical Chairs Blogfest: Countdown

This is my entry in this month’s Absolute Writer Water Cooler. The idea goes something like this: Why don’t we do a blogfest related to genres? A sort of musical chairs. As in, why don’t we all list our names, websites and preferred genre. Then through a fair and scientific method *cough* drawing names from […]