A few months ago, I had lunch with a new friend. She asked me what I liked to read and what I’d recommend for her summer reading. I have decided to share some of those recommendations that I gave her with you. “Strings On A Shadow Puppet” by one of my favorite authors (and friend) T.L. […]Read more "FUN SUMMER BEACH READING LIST"
As a sci-fi writer it stands to reason that I’m an avid sci-fi reader. However, last night as I was reading “The Gods of Mars“ by Edgar Rice Burroughs, I found myself rushing through some of the descriptive scenes. Suddenly, I felt as if I were locked in a totally dark room, while choking and in […]Read more "AN ECLECTIC READER IS A BETTER WRITER"
Very recently I met a person who was telling me that she knew another science fiction writer. She gave me the author’s name and I looked her up. Turns out, she’s not a sci-fi author at all. She’s a Paranormal Romance author. It has occurred to me that there may be a few people who read my blog and […]Read more "IS SCI-FI FANTASY?"
As a sci-f fan and writer, I am obligated to read certain books and watch certain movies. It is a burden but one that I gladly take on (she says smiling ecstatically). So the other night, well technically morning, I decided to watch “2010”. This is the follow-up movie to “2001: A Space Odyssey”. Now, […]Read more "FROM LASER BEAMS TO SOCIOLOGY"
I’m BAAAAAAAAACK!! Did you miss me? Well, I missed writing to you. However, it is very important to get away from the writing from time to time and come back refreshed. So now that I’m recharged, re-focused and refreshed, I’m ready to hit the ground running. When I asked myself what I wanted to talk […]Read more "VACATION IS OVER, BACK TO WORK."
When I first decided that I wanted to be a writer, I was just a kid. My inspiration was the fictional character Jessica Fletcher from Murder She Wrote. I thought that she had a really great life. She knew lots of people, traveled all over the world, made lots of money and was famous. So, […]Read more "THE END OF THE FAIRY TALE"