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XX Authors: Featuring C.L. Roman

I am starting a series of interviews with authors of the female persuasion. In some cases, this may be the only thing they have in common. As the instigator of this endeavor, I thought it only fair that I start with myself. BRP: Give us the deets – genre(s), length of writing career, how long […]

The #1 Most Important Question for World Building: Guest post from E.J. Wenstrom

From Hogwarts to Middle Earth, the most compelling speculative fiction worlds are not just believable, but make readers want to envelope themselves between the pages and inhabit that world. The devil, as always, is in the details. When it comes to developing a world that comes to life in full color for my novels, I […]

A Revolutionary Heroine With a Sci-Fi Twist by Bria Burton

The name Sybil Ludington may not conjure up a daring, sixteen-year-old revolutionary for most Americans today, but I hope that will change. In my short story, “Her Midnight Ride,” featured in The Prometheus Saga Vol. 2, Sybil is the main protagonist fighting for American Independence. While the story is based on historical facts, the premise […]

A New Start

Hi there. Remember me? That author you signed up to see posts from about a million years ago? The sci-fi and fantasy writer? The one with the cat? Yeah, that’s me. Can’t blame you if you didn’t remember right away. It’s been a minute since I posted. The official reboot began last week when I put […]

Using Science Fiction Conventions to Inspire Ideas

By Leslie C. Halpern As if attending a Star Wars Celebration, Worldcon, Dragoncon, Necronomicon, Comic-Con, MegaCon, or other similar event weren’t inspiring enough, these conventions can inspire out-of-this-world ideas for your writing. The trick is combining your powers of observation with your powers of imagination.   It’s taking a step back and becoming an observer […]

Book Review: Outsystem by MD Cooper

Synopsis: In 4123, the greatest colony ship ever built is leaving the Sol System, and Major Tanis Richards has secured a berth. Demoted by the military and hung out to dry, the media calls her the Butcher of Toro. However, despite her soiled record, Tanis still one of the best military counterinsurgency officers in the […]

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