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"
I watched Alien 3 last night. Not for any other reason than it was on Showtime and I hadn’t seen it in a while. My last impression was the film is so-so. I am little warmer on it after last night’s viewing. I think that some of the things that bugged me about it last […]Read more "Alien 3 Revisited"