Need a last minute gift? Kacey Ezell's book, The Minds of Men is not just a great story, but a realistic portrayal of how war changes people, both men and women. Populated with real characters, ordinary people doing extraordinary things, it's a thoroughly enjoyable read. And can be had, here. Buy it now! Evelyn Adamsen… Continue reading Minds of Men (The Psyche of War) (Volume 1)
Check out my first post for the wonderful people at Superversive SF. -Hard Sci-fi Made Me Cry- Tired of the remakes, the reboots, the “let’s see how much more blood we can squeeze out of this turnip” output of today’s Hollywood? I think you’ll find Passengers a refreshing change.
I just finished reading Karen Marie Moning's Darkfever, the first book in her Fever series. Two things precipitated the purchase: recommendation from a friend and part of my continuing education (specifically following Dean Wesley Smith's advice to read for pleasure and then study the pleasurable reads from long-time, best-selling authors). Moning's Darkfever met both those… Continue reading Learning experience: The right way to do first person
Lance Lockjaw, our intrepid hero (cue generic hero image, cape optional), has a problem. The problem requires some super duper clever solution, but let's keep it simple. A micro-meteorite has punched a hole in Lance's ship and he needs to plug it so that everyone doesn't die a horrible death. Do we make the story… Continue reading Lance Lockjaw and the problem of sci-fi