Tag: science fiction

  • BOOK REVIEW – Midshipman Henry Gallant in Space

    I was drawn to this book by the cover and title, expecting a good old fashioned space adventure. I also found the primary plot idea intriguing – a “natural” human having to prove himself among genetically advanced shipmates. Finally, when the description mentioned “for fans of Honor Harrington”, I was sold! All too soon, my […]

  • Weekly Roundup 8-8-18 Defining Science Fiction – Does it really matter?

    Weekly Roundup is an update on what’s going on in my world. Welcome! Apparently I missed the memo. There is a long-standing argument going on regarding the true meaning of the term Science Fiction. Really? Is there any good reason to be concerned? A read an article this week which seeks to parse out the […]

  • Reader Roundup 6-27-18 What? No Aliens?!

    Reader Roundup is a weekly update on what’s going on in my world. Welcome! FINALLY! Someone in the scientific community has been brave enough to suggest what I have always believed – we are alone in the universe. “Alien life should be everywhere. Yet, by all appearances, humanity seems to be flying solo in our […]

  • Galactic Neighborhood series review

    The Galactic neighborhood series has been out since last August, but I’m sure many of you haven’t yet read it. See what RSBProds, a Top 1000 Amazon reviewer had to say:   THE STARSHIP “EXPEDITION” ENCOUNTERS A DANGEROUS PREDICAMENT  by RSBProds on October 20, 2017 Four PERPLEXING Stars. Expedition is a fast-paced novel by talented […]

  • Reader Roundup 5-23-18

    Reader Roundup is a weekly update on what’s going on in my world. Welcome! Two things have kept me busy this week: promoting Expectant Moon and thinking deep thoughts about BEAR, DRAGON, and CAT shifters. As to the first, Expectant Moon has been well received so far and garnered ten five-star reviews. This makes me […]

  • Reader Roundup 5-16-18

    Reader Roundup is a weekly update on what’s going on in my world. Welcome! Here are some of the books I’ve read or re-read recently: The Xenogenesis Trilogy by Octavia E. Butler. The trilogy is made up of Dawn, Adulthood Rites, and Imago. If you enjoy Post-Apocalyptic stories or Science Fiction (with aliens) you MUST […]

  • Personal ethics in a Fiction story

    Post update: Second Chance Earth has been discontinued and is no longer available for purchase. My reasons are revealed in a separate post, and have nothing to do with the issue discussed below. **************************************** I have written previously regarding my book, Second Chance Earth, but let me summarize quickly. A ruined Earth is taken over […]

  • The Writing of Exploration

    The Writing of Exploration

    In the Epilogue of Odyssey, the unfortunate capture and destruction of Exploration is mentioned. In truth, I really had no clear idea how that was going to play out! It took some time for the ideas to coalesce and give me the direction needed. From the start, I intended this book to be a bit […]

  • The Writing of Odyssey

    The Writing of Odyssey

    In some ways Odyssey was easier to write than Expedition, but I discovered unexpected challenges as things progressed. The first, and most obvious, was the location of the action, which was almost totally on the planet’s surface. I didn’t have all the cool space-based technologies, ship movements, interesting discoveries, and other goodies to play with […]

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