Tag Archives: science fiction

Traveling through war and time

Let’s do this again. It’s been 8 months since my last post, and over a year since the last actual writing article. That’s…disappointing. True to what I stated in one of my final regular posts (that was 18 Sep 2013, … Continue reading

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(WW)2: A #Scifi Serial About Earth’s Final War

  I snapped back the charging handle of my M4 carbine with a rapid pull, locking the first 5.56 mm round into the firing chamber. The distinctive “lock and load” clatter reverberated across the hillside where my platoon had set … Continue reading

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A brief respite, so I’m destroying the world

I have just under two precious weeks of break in between classes, and I’m determined to do some writing. In order to get the juices flowing, I’ve decided to destroy the planet. Yeah, I’m pretty excited. To this end, I’ve … Continue reading

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The Past Versus the Future (plus a draft cover for my next short story!)

As I mentioned during a recent post, I’ve just started a graduate school program working toward a Masters in Military History. I’m about three weeks in, and I’m positive I made the right choice. I love history, and military history … Continue reading

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Sampler Sunday: Some fantasy, some scifi, and my absolute favorite photo (that I’ve ever taken)

I’ve got a lot going on now… sort of a creative maelstrom right before my classes start in two weeks. I thought I’d put out a couple of things for Sample Sunday while it’s all knocking around out in my … Continue reading

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My free Scifi short The Vacuum Isn’t Crazy About Nature, Either, is now live on Smashwords!

For those who like to have all their stories on an ereader, I’ve now published my first science fiction story on Smashwords. I did this in order to try and get more exposure for the story., and maybe new readers … Continue reading

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The Vacuum Isn’t Crazy About Nature, Either – Science Fiction Flash Fiction

A couple of months ago, I was somehow reminded of the old axiom “nature abhors a vacuum.”  For some odd reason, the title of this short story popped into mind right afterwards. This below bit of flash fiction wasn’t far … Continue reading

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Delving into the mists of time – in fantasy, and in reality

Some of you may have noticed my absence from the blogging world over the past two months. Of course you did. You’ve just forgotten. Over the autumn months, I was quite prolific. I have five short stories that I really … Continue reading

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Guest Post Today: One Against Many, Featured on Writer’s Block

I have the privilege today of having a blog post featured on Writer’s Block, the writing blog of the talented Kasia James. Kasia, the author of the recently released The Artemis Effect, is running a series on the passions of … Continue reading

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Fantastic History: How important is History to a Fantasy World?

“For in the end it is Middle-earth and its dwellers that we love, not Tolkien’s considerable gifts in showing it to us. I said once that the world he charts was there long before him, and I still believe it.” … Continue reading

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