October 28, 2028–Arlington, Massachusetts Maria awoke to smoke and bacon filtering through the canvas. The aroma was strong as it hung on the crisp morning air. Why do I smell bacon? When … [Read more...] about The Rise of Atlan Khan: Part 1 – Arlington, Massachusetts
As many of you know A New Destiny is a story I've been working on for four years now. It's a love/hate relationship. I love the idea for the story and where I can see it going. I hate the circuitous … [Read more...] about Progress Report on The Rise of Atlan Khan and A New Destiny
Writing character relationships that are realistic requires thinking about how relationships work. How and why do people interact in symbiotic or confrontational ways? I've come … [Read more...] about Writing Character Relationships by Using Real Connections
Ghost Rider is the name of several fictional supernatural antiheroes appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics. Marvel had previously used the name for a Western character whose name was … [Read more...] about Ghost Rider : The Spirit of Vengeance – Which One is Best and Why?
I celebrate when one of my characters appears in my mind’s eye fully formed. However, the reality is that for most of us, this is a rare occurrence. Certain techniques are required to creating … [Read more...] about Creating Compelling Character Traits That Will Hook Your Readers
I’ve been hard at work the past couple of months on getting A New Destiny finished up and ready for release. I’ve cleaned up and completed three chapters and am up to 35,000 words on the way to 90,000 … [Read more...] about Four Easy Steps to Create a Character That is Compelling
I used to devour Science Fiction as a kid. At some point I started to believe the lie that it was a waste of my time and totally against all I was supposed to believe. I’ve finally realized that that … [Read more...] about What Is The New Legacy Science Fiction Book Series About?
So, what do you all think of the cover to Afterworld's prologue, The Event? … [Read more...] about Cover for ‘The Event’ Prologue to ‘Afterworld’
After a REALLY long and pretty crappy night of sleep last week, my brain decided to wake me at 2 AM and give me several very large pieces of a story (main character, first line prompt, world, story … [Read more...] about A Conversation With My Brain About A Story On Little Sleep
I love to write Science Fiction. I've been doing it since I can remember. I wrote, or should I say drew, my first story when I was 10 years old. I distinctly remember watching Buck Rogers in the 25th … [Read more...] about Why I Write Science Fiction – Science Fiction Author