Courier, A 20TweetTales SciFi Story

Mad Max, Fallout, 12 Monkeys, Escape from New York, and even Cherry 2000… I love post apocalyptic SciFi fiction. That’s why this image from Ivan Khotenov is so cool for me. Titled simply Sk_15, it embodies so much of Mad Max with the semi-futuristic design combined withΒ  the ready-to-destroy mounted …

Runner, a 20TweetTales SciFi Story

It’s always interesting when a digital artist creates a piece of future military hardware. I like to compare how my past experiences with vehicles, guns and stuff in the Marines compares to what they think might come to exist. Alex Ichim’s military piece Runner shows two vehicles that, to me, …

FlashFic: On The Blink

I wrote the initial concept for this during a writers’ meeting a few years ago. The prompt was “Well, this is embarrassing.” We were instructed to think on that sentence for two minutes then write for two minutes. What I wrote was amusing enough to me, that I had to …

FlashFic: New Gaea

I really liked this image from last week’s Nerd Art Picks. This one is courtesy of Ivan Malinin over at Art Station. Ivan’s pic instantly inspired me because of the interesting juxtaposition between the nude woman and the science fiction setting. It appeared to me that she’d clearly just woken …

FlashFic: Malware

I found this image on Deviant Art from user Shinzen 1102 the other day and was very inspired by it. Often, art on places like DA or Artstation are cool, but not very action or emotionally driven (to me, anyway). This piece, however, did something for me. There is a …

FlashFic: Briar

Story #2 in my Flash Fiction seriesΒ I’m working on for the month of October, each one inspired by an image.Β  Β  Alexa stumbled as another wave of nausea swept through her. She reached out and caught the cement support beam for the highway overpass above. The words from behind echoed …