When I started the Influential Ladies of Science Fiction series, I stated that the series was inspired by the release of author and fellow blogger Natacha Guyot’s new book, A Galaxy of Possibilities: Representation and Storytelling in Star Wars. Please join me in welcoming Natacha to my little corner of the galaxy. A Feminist […]Read more "GUEST POST–A FEMINIST STAR WARS FANGIRL"
Thank you for returning this week to my series on “Storming The Castle Scenes” in a science fiction or comic based movie. No STCMS list would be complete without a scene from the iconic Star Wars series. In the 6th installment, “Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of The Sith“, we find the evil General Grievous on […]Read more "STORMING THE MALEVOLENCE"
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?"
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"