It’s alive! The Violet Mouse is a story born out of conversations in molecular biology labs, and human nature, and, well… You’ll see. Sometimes the imagination of the reader is far better than anything I could write. But you should start here, with The Violet Mouse.
We determined in discussions at the Mad Genius Club post on Saturday that defining what a ‘hard science’ story is, and isn’t… is nebulous. I’d been told that aliens and faster-than- light travel were off limits for this style of story telling. I was delighted to learn that not everyone feels that way. Beginning on… Read More 18 Hard Science Fiction Books
This is a question that was asked, and answers posed for, on a panel I recently attended. The panelists were David Drake, Christopher Stasheff, David Burkhead, Mark Haynes, and Dave Creek. I only jotted a few notes during the panel, but there were some interesting thoughts that I will use to springboard into my… Read More What is Hard Science Fiction?
I had some fun over at the Mad Genius Club taking some time in the Transmogrifier to talk about what Hard Science fiction is, or isn’t. Click on over and spend some time with me clicking inside-outside the box. We tend to think of science fiction as the realm of outer space, but science covers… Read More Enter Title Here…
I had a dilemma this week. Jason Cordova sent me the novella Murder World: Kaiju Dawn, to read, and John Holmes sent me a link to his free story, Even Zombie Killers Need a Break. I’d already reviewed Dave Freer’s excellent Stardogs, but what the heck? I thought. I can read a novella and a… Read More Review: Kaiju and Zombies, Oh My!