Good Intentions: Is WikiLeaks Paving the Road to Hell?

I think most of us grow up with the notion that good always triumphs over evil. Even if evil seems to win in the near term, good wins out in the long run. After all, that’s what our parables, fables, religions and even our fictions tell us, right, that good …

Freestyle Friday: Swiggity Swaggity Swag for 5-3-2019

Whoops! Missed the last two Freestyle Fridays! While I was on vacation for the first, I just kinda missed last week. I’ll try not to let that happen again. I’ve made a little progress myself on the #amwriting front, finished first draft up through chapter 36 and am almost done …

Lakeside Gate, a 20TweetTales SciFi Story

A few weeks ago, while browsing ArtStation, Sarper Baran’s piece Portal Forest stuck out and reminded me of the science fiction Stargate franchise. Of course, while the small portal on the shore feels almost peaceful, the larger version up on the mountain comes off as more menacing. So I had …

Future Man is a kick in the nuts, it’s also pretty good scifi

Every so often a SciFi show comes along that either redefines the genre or dramatically ups the bar for amazing TV. Shows like this combine jaw dropping effects with complex story telling, amazing acting and a reverence for the genre to create something truly special. They make us believe their …

Freestyle Friday: All Aboard the Swag-Train for 4-12-2019

Back again for another Freestyle Friday for some swag. Don’t worry, I gotcha. As for me, I made some good progress. Got 2 and a half chapters done on Scarlet Phoenix. Okay, two and a quarter. Still. It was a little rough, because one of them is a super critical …

Space Tourism: A Little Vacay In The Outer Atmo

Are we finally seeing the dawn of the age of space tourism? A little over twenty years ago, the Ansari XPRIZE sent a shot of adrenaline into the virtually nonexistent private space industry. From that first competition, several budding space companies were born, including Virgin Galactic, SpaceX and Blue Origin. …