Chuck Wendig laid out a new flash fiction challenge yesterday. I took it on, and here is the result: ***** My hands held the rich, dark, loam; the soil that was my salvation, providing sustenance after the reckoning. Here in my far North mountain home, I forged a new life, away from the chaos and […]Read more "Flash Fiction Challenge: A Story In Three Sentences"
I finally finished Joe Haldeman’s The Forever War. It had been sitting on my nightstand for several months, waiting patiently while I got around to breaking the spine. I wasn’t disappointed. The Forever War is a classic in every sense, and I feel like someone who who showed up for the Sci-Fi lover’s test and […]Read more "The Forever War — This Is What Classic Sci-Fi Looks Like"
No, I have not posted recently. But here I am, so put on your helmets and brace for impact. I just finished reading Kim Stanley Robinson’s Fifty Degrees Below, and I have t tell you, I didn’t think it was that good. And I love KSR — he is one of my favorite modern Sci-Fi authors. […]Read more "Fifty Degrees Below left me cold and Other Ramblings"