Archive: April 2013 -

How Sci-fi Writers Incorporate Present-day Technology

Ever wonder how sci-fi writers have so much imagination that they can paint an unbelievably convincing picture of futuristic worlds chock-full of cool gadgets and back-to-the future-type machines?  Sometimes it all comes from the recesses of their creative minds.  But sometimes the science and mind-boggling future technology is based on present day life--inventions that are in development this very minute. Sci-fi writers have to mix the perfect balance between believable/understandable and real life.  If they're talking about the effects of global warming three hundred years from...

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Free Sci-Fi Book: The Phoenix Fallacy

One of my writer friends, Jon Sourbeer, is distributing his first sci-fi book for free!  The Phoenix Fallacy is about an alternate universe where corporations rule everything.  It's a compelling story of Janus who is sent off by his corporation to train as a mercenary.  You can get the whole book for free in two ways.  Jon will soon put the book officially up on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, but he's still working on the cover.  So you can get it super-early now!  1.  To get an MS Word document sent to you via email, send me a msg through my "Write me" page, and I'll email you the book. ...

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