Freestyle Friday: A Roundup Stuff for 1-4-2019

Here’s another Freestyle Friday post where I share a semi-random smattering of things interesting. I’m going to start with a tiny update on my own shite. I’m gonna give a shot at doing a microfiction tweet every day for the whole year. If nothing else, this will help keep my …

Ruins, a 20TweetTales Science Fiction Story

It’s time for another 20TweetTales, where I tell a short, flash story over a thread of 20 tweets. This week’s piece was inspired by Flora Silve’s Astro Ruins.

How NOT to Starve to Death in Space

Or, in one end and out the other, then in again and out, and in again, and out. In the ineffable Douglas Adams’ grand adventure, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, he states “Space is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is.” And, …

Of Porgs and Force Ghosts

So. The Last Jedi. Let’s do this in three stages, depending on how much you want to read. The first two parts should be spoiler-free, but the third, well. I feel that to go into any SERIOUS detail, I have to give some spoilers. Don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of …

Flying Killer Discs from Planet AOL

Science fiction is full of weird technology. Sometimes it’s super-Swiss-Army-Knife weapons like the Zorg ZF-1 Pod Weapon from…

Queens is a Good, Tension-Filled Follow to Pawns

I’ve always found the mix of science fiction and fantasy to be a little weird. For some reason, including magic in a universe that has space travel just seems incongruent. The exception to this has been Star Wars. I mean, The Force doesn’t really count as magic, does it? Of …