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It is not easy to see how the more extreme forms of nationalism can long survive when men have seen the Earth in its true perspective as a single small globe against the stars.
~ Arthur C. Clarke
The Martian by Andy Weir My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the 2017 Second Best Reading Challenge and the Hard Core Sci-Fi Reading Challenge. Before I read this book, I not only saw the movie (excellent,) I had the good fortune to see a video on YouTube that was a panel made up […]Read more "Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir"
Holy wow! This was science fiction until today! We didn’t think this was possible!Read more "A Treasure-Trove of Worlds!"
Star Songs of An Old Primate by James Tiptree Jr. My rating: 5 of 5 stars Read for the LGBTQ Speculative Fiction Reading Challenge, the Women of Genre Fiction Reading Challenge, and the Collections! Reading Challenge at Worlds Without End. Two of the novellas in this collection were also counted towards similar, but not the […]Read more "Book Review: Star Songs of an Old Primate by James Tiptree Jr."
My playlist for writing my near-future space thriller The Cloud. A lot of the music in this list is suspenseful as opposed to action-oriented to capture the mood.Read more "Space Music Playlist"
I feature the technology of the James Webb telescope prominently in my near-future novel about asteroid mining in deep space, The Cloud:
Who Will Get First Dibs on the Powerful James Webb Space Telescope?
NASA has issued solicitation for science projects using the long-awaited and incredibly powerful successor to Hubble, which is scheduled to launch next year.
Read full article at Seeker.com.
So I figured it was time I talked a bit about my own writing, because I’m excited about it and I want other people to get excited about it! I’ve got a few irons in the fire right now: I’m working on two novels at the moment. The one I’m giving my most immediate attention […]Read more "A Note on Upcoming Projects!"