Tag Archives: science fiction

Thankful for Anne McCaffrey

This week speculative fiction author Anne McCaffrey died at the age of 85.  Best known for her series Dragon Riders of Pern and her story The Ship Who Sang, she was an amazing author who could build incredible worlds populated with deep, … Continue reading

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Star Trek Facts

Well, how about this… right after seeing a fact sheet on Firefly, I came across this one for Star Trek over at Graph Jam…  The line about the glue is hilarious! What’s your favorite fact?  EDC

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NASA Science Fiction

Wired recently reported that NASA has entered into an agreement with Tor publishing to create a line of science fiction books inspired by NASA.  The goal, supposedly, is to encourage new generations to aspire to hard science careers. Says Nona Cheeks, the director … Continue reading

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Pit Stop

Saw this funny Star Wars-inspired comic recently… enjoy! The Argyle Sweater by Scott Hilburn

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Review: Cowboys and Aliens

This week my dad and I went on our semi-annual trek to the movies and saw Cowboys & Aliens. Heading to the theater, I had already lowered my expectations, as Rotten Tomatoes had compiled reviews to only 44% positive (i.e. … Continue reading

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Futurism Infographic

I came across a great infographic recently by Michell Zappa that combines two of my passions in a way that really helps my writing as a speculative fiction author: infographics and futurism.  The elegance of it is amazing.  Just click … Continue reading

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Forgotten Published

Great news!  Forgotten, the short story I released in installments on my blog last fall, has been published in the online magazine, The Cross and the Cosmos.  This free, downloadable magazine aims to provide the best speculative fiction from a … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff for June

As a speculative fiction author and blogger, I try to skip over the typical stuff most spec fic sites cover like upcoming movies and TV, focusing instead on the more esoteric.  But, I’ll make an exception on this one… PopSci … Continue reading

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Books Everyone Should Read

I might as well start an infographic blog with all the posts I write featuring one. One of my favorite infographologists (is that even a word?), David McCandless of Information Is Beautiful, has posted a consensus cloud of the Books … Continue reading

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Fighting Pre-Crime

In the 2002 movie Minority Report,  police make use of ‘precogs’ – people with the ability to dream of crime before it happens – to arrest suspects for wrongs they have yet to commit.  This works well, even driving down … Continue reading

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