Two years ago, I brought you a list of women I found to be Brilliant Ladies of Science Fiction. This year, I’d like to give you a list of 5 women I think are Influential Women of Science Fiction in Television. My friend and fellow author Natacha Guyot has just released a book titled A Galaxy […]Read more "FIRST LADY OF SCIENCE FICTION–NICHELLE NICHOLS"
For as long as science fiction has been around, there have been visionaries who have used this genre as a medium to show us our humanity: the truth of it and the potential of who we could be. This week, I’d like to tell you about a man whom I admire (even if I don’t […]Read more "A BOLD HUMANITY"
Since Mythological times, man has been fascinated with stories and creation of automatons. The Greek god, Hephaestus created mechanical servants, a Greek engineer named Ctesibus created mechanical organs and water clocks back in 270 BC. In Ancient China between 1000-920 B.C. it is claimed that a mechanical engineer created a life-sized automaton shaped like a human […]Read more "ROBOTS, ROBOTS, EVERYWHERE"
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?"
Yesterday I started reading “Nineteen Eighty-Four” by George Orwell. In only the first chapter I’ve been able to see the amazing inspiration this novel and author have had on modern science fiction movies and our society. The images that his amazingly descriptive writing invokes are stunning. In the first few pages, I’ve seen the visuals […]Read more "FROM IMAGINATION TO REALITY"
This weekend, Dragon Con takes place here in Atlanta. For those of you who are unfamiliar, Dragon Con is a three-day Pop Culture festival which has been a Labor Day custom for the past 20 years. I’m unable to go (*sniff, tear, sniff), so I am amusing myself by watching as much Star Wars, Star […]Read more "OH SCI-FI, OH SCI-FI, WHERE FOR ART THOU OH SCI-FI!"
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Science Fiction is the best genre in my opinion. It’s so wide open and full of creativity and fun. But it’s also full of possibilities for a better humankind. I would like to share with you, five ideals that I’ve learned from this amazing genre. This […]Read more "MY SCI-FI FIVE"