When Your Dystopian Sci-Fi Starts Coming True

In order to fully explain my current depth of freaked-outedness, I'm going to have to refer to a whole lot of other websites and links.  Please click them. They are part of the story. I'm also going to have to delve into some backstory that never really gets talked about in Salvaged. It's what happened 6 years prior … Continue reading When Your Dystopian Sci-Fi Starts Coming True

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

Sci-Fi Writers, Let’s Talk About Suvudo

Last weekend, I joined the Suvudu universe at http://universe.suvudu.com/  for my sci-fi writer blog. The concept is "curated" science fiction content that users can up-vote and browse.  It's basically a way to get your name and blog posts out in front of other science-fiction fans.  (Or fashion fans, or foodies - the main company, Tidal labs, … Continue reading Sci-Fi Writers, Let’s Talk About Suvudo

My earliest Sci-Fi and Fantasy influences

Most kids these days grow up with fairy tales and think nothing of the fantastical elements within them.  They are among our earliest introductions to portal fantasy, high fantasy elements and even horror. Both of my parents enjoyed science fiction and fantasy, so these were films and books that floated around the house regardless of … Continue reading My earliest Sci-Fi and Fantasy influences