I know I wrote a whole blog post about how Polina Valentinova, after her record-setting solo space voyage as a teenager in the 1980s, becoming the first person to visit Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune (and to complete a full eight-planet tour), with nuclear thermal rocket … Continue readingGleichen and Valentinova: Into the Abyss?
My new sci-fi romance novel “Nereogenesis” is out in ebook and paperback! Yay! What is “Nereogenesis”? Compared to my earlier novels and stories it’s certainly the most enigmatic. You’ll have to find out for yourself what it means, but as for what it is I’ll … Continue readingNereogenesis: New Sci-Fi Romance Novel Out!
No, I’m not boiling a wicked brew for Macbeth, or for anyone else! You readers and your melodramatic imaginations. Tsk-tsk. Anyway, after the completion of my most recent short story, “A Trip to Starlit Spa”, I have several ideas for my next effort that I’m … Continue readingDouble, Double, Stories and Trouble
Oceans often come to the forefront when imagining the worlds that may be out there in the wider universe, whether as an exercise in science, speculation, or creating works of fiction. In these exercises liquid water oceans predominate, because our own planet’s surface is dominated … Continue readingThe Lavender Glow of a Radon Sea: Worldbuilding Exotic Oceans