Writing Advice

The Not-So-Subtle Art of Sci-Fi World-Building

Writing fiction is easy, they say. You can just make things up. How hard is that? What on Earth is world-building and why does it matter? Sound familiar? Yeah, I thought so. We’ve all heard these and it might be tempting to buy into them, focusing on characters and plot instead. Don’t get sucked into… Continue reading The Not-So-Subtle Art of Sci-Fi World-Building

Flash Fiction

Tormonian Unbalanced

Hey everyone! I think I'm getting my mojo back! I've written a couple flash pieces this week. One is currently entered into a contest in a Facebook group, so we'll see how that goes. But I do have my #SwiftFic Friday response here for your enjoyment! This week we had the word equilibrium along with… Continue reading Tormonian Unbalanced

Book Reviews

Beyond the Mask Anthology

Disclaimers Disclaimers: There are none. I bought this book as part of a charity fundraiser. Now I will return you to our regular scheduled book review. The Review Beyond the Mask is an Atlas-Fiction anthology themed around what happens to super-heroes when the not being, well, super-heroes. From nursing homes to betrayals and more, this… Continue reading Beyond the Mask Anthology

Random Sunday

Another Sneak Peek: Scars

Hey everyone! I'd meant to have something more for you all today. However, I got a bit too wrapped up in cleaning my house. I needed to capitalize on the fact my hubby and son were home so I could put them to work as well. Instead, I'll give you one more little sneak peek… Continue reading Another Sneak Peek: Scars

Book Reviews

The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman

Title: The Accidental Time Machine Author: Joe Haldeman Genre: Science Fiction The Accidental Time Machine is the story of Matt Fuller, a MIT Grad Student who is failing out of his doctoral program and working as a lab assistant. While completing some routine work, he discovers one of his calibrators disappears for exactly one second.… Continue reading The Accidental Time Machine by Joe Haldeman