What If Aliens Are Really…

As a kid, I was always interested with the idea of The Greys. You know, those aliens with the triangular head, big-ass bug eyes and skin more pale and grey than a 500-year-old vampire? It’s really no wonder. I was a fairly avid reader of OMNI magazine. Though, to be …

Why I’m Not Bothered by Remakes and Sequels (Usually)

In 1999, novelist/journalist Anna Quindlen said, “Every story has already been told. Once you’ve read Anna Karenina, Bleak House, The Sound and the Fury, To Kill a Mockingbird and A Wrinkle in Time, you understand that there is really no reason to ever write another novel. Except that each writer …

Exploring the Galaxy, 8-bits at a Time

What do you get when you combine a love for science fiction, a nearly endlessly explorable galaxy and a nostalgic love of old video games? My wife and I playing countless hours of Starbound, that’s what. “But … but … what is this “Starbound” of which you speak?” you ask. …

Back in the Saddle

So… I’ve got a few new blog posts under my belt. Kind of feels good. At the same time, I’ve made significant progress with my main work in progress, but I’ll get to that a little later. The question everyone is asking, then is “Where have you been?” Okay, not …

The Big Theme

Years ago, I attended my first Comicon. (Much too late in life if you ask me, should have tried to go sooner.) A large part of the reason I went was because I was really getting the bug to learn to write and decided to attend the panels of some …

Hipster vs. Adult Child

This is just a bit of a vent. My daughter said something the other day that kind of hit me like a slap across the face. She called me a hipster. What? A hipster? I’m not some 21st century beatnik who only listens to unheard-of music and avoids the “popular” …