I received a wonderful surprise when I checked my emails around 2 a.m. I have been nominated to participate in The Next Big Thing Blog Hop by fellow blogger and writer, Leila Gaskin. A huge thank you to you Leila. You Rock, chick! So, what is this Blog Hop? I’m glad you asked. ‘The Next Big […]Read more "The Next Big Thing Blog Hop"
Creation of a world, or in my case worlds, is a lot of work. One has to think about the star system, the make up of the planets, number of planets, moons, planetoids, asteroids, types of people, animals, plants, governmental and religious structure, technological status, and history. Because of all of this, research is […]Read more "A GALACTIC CREATION — PART ONE"
It occurred to me to that someone might ask why I chose the Andromeda Galaxy as the setting for my series. The answer is simple, I like that galaxy. I love the pictures that I’ve seen that allow my imagination to explode with possibilities. Because the galaxy is so far away from us, very little […]Read more "A GLIMPSE INTO THE ANDROMEDA GALAXY–REDUX"
I love fiction. Writing gives me the opportunity to create whatever I want–within reason. I’m creating a whole galaxy of beings from my imagination. They can be as human as you or me; or as alien as my brain can conjure. I don’t have to stick to earth conventions. I can be as Politically Incorrect […]Read more "MAKING FRIENDS WITH MY GENRE"
As you know, I’m in the process of creating an entire galaxy of people, aliens, planets and weapons. In the midst of this, I have to create languages for different species, foods, etc. So far, I’ve begun a dictionary of sorts so I can keep track of each word. If the series becomes popular enough, […]Read more "WHAT’S IN A NAME"
In thinking about the different aliens who reside in my version of the Andromeda Galaxy, I have let my inner nerd come out to play. This time, I’m looking at other Solar Systems in the Milky Way. Since there isn’t much known about the Andromeda Galaxy, it stands to reason that I need to do research […]Read more "ALIENS, ALIENS EVERYWHERE!"
Here’s another glimpse into the denizens of the Politeia Syndicate sector of the Andromeda Galaxy. By the way, I’ve changed the name of the Commonwealth sector to Politeia. I like the sound of it better, and I didn’t want to have too close a connection to the t.v. Show “Andromeda” Lu’Tion Gios tes Tullius is […]Read more "FROM THE ANDROMEDA SYNDICATE FILES"