Jordan moved through the cafeteria line, sliding his tray along the smooth synthetic surface, only slowing as the android on the other side of the serving bar scooped him a mass of brownish gray that landed with a slick “plop” on his tray. He frowned as he looked at it. “What is this sh!t?” he […]Read More Jordan… A Mars Story
Hannah 2.1 “Why did you marry a scribner anyway?” The cat Squirrelbane asked as he twitched his tail. His midnight black fur reflected the early morning sun more than his green eyes did. “What is a scribner anyway but an unglorified historian?” “You know why,” Hannah replied as she dug down in the dirt with […]Read More Hannah
You might look at the logs from a year ago and come to the same conclusion I did then: She could be a cold-hearted bitch.
Still. . .a cold hearted bitch is better company than an empty starship.Read More Martian Goods (an exceprt from the anthology)
This morning I listened to a interview of the author of “The Lost Sisterhood” (see video below) and I thought to myself “*I* have a story about Amazons!” and I got a little depressed thinking I will never get it done and published because I can’t afford to be a starving writer (or my family […]Read More The wanabe novelist blues
As far as I can tell, there wasn’t a strict class structure in the Shire. A servant (Sam), could obviously become a mayor of a city, and a class system wouldn’t have allowed that. Yet in the movie, and somewhat less in the book, they are constantly forgetting that Sam is even there. Gandalf remarks […]Read More Why Did Everyone Forget About Sam?
I read this on the “Arrow” Goggle site today: Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero … but a hero — every bit as dangerous as the criminals he’s hunting. After being marooned for five years on a remote island, billionaire Oliver Queen returns home with a mysterious agenda and lethal […]Read More Reinventing ‘heroes’
Do you have your ‘what if’ ready? Need some inspiration? Is your muse asleep or on strike?Read More Getting Ready for NANOWRIMO