Hot off the release of my last novel, “Calypso, Girl of the Crystal City”, I decided to expand my efforts in the realm of worldbuilding calendars for my space opera setting (not just one but two blog posts!) into an actual book. I started writing … Continue readingBeginning The Night of the Calendars
Ooh…what’s this? A new novel? Yes, I have finished my second story set in the far future of my space opera setting, and you can read it as an ebook or as a paperback. I’ll let my blurb speak for itself: Over a thousand years … Continue readingCalypso, Girl of the Crystal City: New Sci-Fi Novel Out!
Along with artificial wombs and other new and futuristic reproductive technologies, cloning is a staple of science fiction, but for all the fantastical examples, we too often neglect that cloning already exists in nature: it’s called “parthenogenesis”, and it expands the universe of possibilities for … Continue readingWorldbuilding with Parthenogenesis
One of the most fun aspects of worldbuilding is constructing new aspects of every society, to make the world new again, as I have enjoyed recently in my first and second posts on worldbuilding my calendar. One aspect of worldbuilding that is often neglected is … Continue readingWorldbuilding Number Systems
It must be Star Wars month at this blog, because once again my head turns toward contemplating ideas for new stories set in that universe. Well, this latest one I have is not exactly a new story, but is more of my own take on … Continue readingThe Star Wars Darth Bane Film Trilogy I Would Make
One of the things I enjoy the most about worldbuilding my science fiction setting, which is also an alternate history diverging from our timeline around 1900, is considering transportation technology in such a wealthier and more advanced world. It has recently struck me that it’s … Continue readingWorldbuilding Motorhomes in my Sci-Fi Setting
Having offered my own ideas of the direction I think Star Wars should have gone in after the prequels, why not do the same with Star Trek? Indeed, the courses of the two franchises in the 21st century to date have been remarkably similar in … Continue readingThe New Star Trek I Would Have Made
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!
There is a great disturbance in the Force: the Star Wars sequel trilogy. After the perfect and very happy ending of “Return of the Jedi”, the Star Wars film series could have gone in any number of directions. Unfortunately, they picked perhaps the least inspiring … Continue readingThe Star Wars Sequel Trilogy I Would Have Made
My latest novel, about the finding and romancing of a hermit on the outer-solar-system moon of Ariel, has reached 43,000 words and still has some way to go, but my mind is already flowing with ideas for another story: the journey of a girl named … Continue readingCrystal Cities in Other Galaxies