Researching Science Fiction

The fun part about Science Fiction is that it’s based on science. Real science. The world now. Then it’s imagined, invented, and takes several logical leaps.  Then scientists leap along with these imaginings, and those things become real.  Life imitates art imitates life. I freaking love it. One requirement of being a science fiction author … Continue reading Researching Science Fiction

Female Sci-fi Authors v. Myths About Girls, Math and Science

I've been doing a lot of seriously depressing reading about how many women have chosen male pen-names or gender-neutral pen-names over the history of the genre.  The most famous and current of these is J.K. Rowling, who was advised by publishers that little boys wouldn't want to read a book written by "Jo Rowling". That … Continue reading Female Sci-fi Authors v. Myths About Girls, Math and Science