Archive for the 'Science Fiction' Category

My Favorite Series

Any time I take a break from writing, I’m reading. I love to lose myself in someone’s else’s world for a day or two. If that includes some fantasy and ass kicking, even better. Here are the series I follow. I’ll even stop writing to read at least the first chapter when these are released. Kim Harrison’s The Hollow’s Series.
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My Inspiration

I started reading when I was four years old. I was always fascinated by books like The Wizard of Oz, Alice in Wonderland, and Grimm’s fairy tales. A part of me always believed that magic was real. That part is still with me. And that part fell in love with fantasy novels.Then my father took me to see Star Wars
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Happy New Year

This year I have been very blessed. Professionally, I completed all of my psychology studies and joined a wonderful practice that keeps me on my toes every day. As a writer and poet, I’ve had 6 poems published this year and am currently completing revision and edits on TWO Novella’s that will be released by Decadent Publishing next year.  
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Science Fiction & Fantasy Author Quotes

Albert Einstein: I can’t believe that God plays dice with the universe. Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I’m not sure about the former. E = MC^2: Energy equals mass times the speed of light squared. When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him
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A Newtonian Universe

Stirring up trouble I participated in a Twitter chat last Friday with fellow science-fiction/fantasy writers, in which it was suggested by one commenter that it would be a good idea for a writer to study science in order to better his or her writing.  I made the perhaps foolish comment that if any writer were to really study physics, they
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Review: Vampire Assassin

(I’m nice when I review books – Cheesy, bad movies. No such luck.) This is the movie for people who loved the concept behind Blade but thought the acting and special effects were just way too good. It was awful. The star of the movie is the writer, director, and co-producer. I’m leaving his and the names of the others
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Book Review: Inked (spoilers!)

Skin Deep by Karen Chance The war mage Lia, is introduced to us as someone who has a knack for finding trouble. Or more accurately, being found by trouble. A dragon ward has embedded itself in her skin. Now moving of it’s own will over her body and she is not quite sure what this means. It may just come in
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Jumping the Fence

I’ve been attending science fiction conventions since the early 80s, long before I was writing seriously.  As a result, I have seen cons from a lot of different viewpoints: the wide-eyed newbie, the organizer climbing through the ranks of various concoms,  helping organize a Nebula weekend, chairing a World Horror Convention and a Potlatch, and finally jumping the fence to become a
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Review: Dopplegangster by Laura Resnick

I love a good fantasy romp. Especially when the characters are witty, snarky, and the story is fun.  In order to review this book I got a hold of book one in the series, “Disappearing Nightly”, and this review will cover both books. “Disappearing Nightly” is the first book in the Esther Diamond series by Laura Resnick. This is a
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“I’m a Geek Girl, world! Deal with it!”

Watching this week’s episode of ” The Big Bang Theory,” I was reminded that it takes all kinds of people to make a well-rounded society.  Think about it for a minute.  If there weren’t so-called normal people, how would we recognize our fellow geeks?  Or would EVERYONE be a geek? No, I want those other people, the mundanes, the normals.  Not
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