Weighing in at 53,000 words, my new space opera novel “The Saga of the Ilithianades” is out for your enjoyment! Buy it as an ebook, a paperback, or (ooh…) a hardcover at Amazon and crack it open! I’ll let the blurb at Amazon speak for … Continue readingThe Saga of the Ilithianades: New Sci-Fi Novel Out!
In my latest novel, tentatively titled “The Saga of the Ilithianades”, the age-of-sail-style treasure hunt for a powerful alien artifact I highlighted as part of the story only really gets started around 40,000 words into it; up until then it’s literally a simple family saga, … Continue readingThe Saga of the Ilithianades: Radon Seas and Beyond
Once mankind’s footprint has touched worlds across the solar system, what will be the last frontier? In the solar system of the near future, colonization will almost certainly spread outward from near-Earth space. The planets and settings closest to Earth will be settled first: Mars, … Continue readingColonizing the Oort Cloud: The Final Frontier of the Solar System
Although a world’s seas may be where its life is born, a world’s air also holds great meaning for mankind. In this post we will branch off from exploring exotic oceans to exploring exotic atmospheres, especially oxygen-rich ones on worlds harboring exotic oceans. Worldbuilders, for … Continue readingWorldbuilding Exotic Oxygen Atmospheres
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