There is a prejudice in modern SF so nearly ubiquitous that it can be considered a trope. I’m talking about the assumption that the more technologically advanced a civilization becomes, the less religious it will be. While this prejudice is normally implicit in a lot of science fiction, the assumption was stated explicitly not too … Continue reading Galactic Christendom: A Short History
Nov 22: 0 Nov 23: 368 Nov 24: 544 Nov 25: 0 Nov 26: 597 Nov 27: 541 Nov 28: 556 Nov 29: 441 Nov 30: 536 Total 3583 … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Week 4 Update
The War of Art is a self-help book for creatives with an emphasis on writers. It is long on the analysis of the many guises our inner, nay-saying nag hides behind and of the various schemes this self-saboteur resorts to in its endless efforts to get us to quit on our dreams.The book is short … Continue reading The War of Art – A Book Recommendation
Nov 1: 0 Nov 2: 1848 Nov 3: 553 Nov 4: 1571 Nov 5: 729 Nov 6: 1146 Nov 7: 0 Total: 5349 As you can see, it is not a very impressive start to NaNoWriMo this year. The zero WPD's book-ending the week certainly … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 Week 1 Update
via Stephen King’s 10 Best Tips for Becoming a Phenomenal Writer
Today is my birthday but I come bearing gifts for y'all! Starting today and running until this coming September 17, my trio of short stories will be available for FREE from Kindle. If you're one of my regular followers you may have already read one or all three of these tales when they first appeared … Continue reading Three for Free!
For the next 5 days, I'm making my first novel, The House of War, available as a FREE Kindle download. Go on, Get Your Crusade on! https://read.amazon.com/kp/embed?linkCode=kpd&ref_=k4w_oembed_5q9xuVCnuJJeqj&asin=B00EQA4A4C&tag=kpembed-20&amazonDeviceType=A2CLFWBIMVSE9N&from=Bookcard&preview=inline Please Consider Leaving A Review On Amazon When You're Done Reading. Thanks, Carlos
I wish writers would let monsters be monsters. Unfortunately, for some time now, there has been a growing trend to humanize them. It bothers me to no end because instead of adding texture or layers of depth, it generally reduces the monsters to something less… well, monstrous. And so, it was with some hesitancy … Continue reading Honor At Stake – A Book Recommendation
"It is better to suffer wrong than to do wrong." --- Socrates Below you'll find an excerpt from Anna Githens latest excellent article, written for Crisis Magazine, entitled Of Mice and Men Without Chests. At first glance one might surmise that the title of this article alludes to the characters in John Steinbeck’s classic. Truthfully, … Continue reading Of Mice And Men And The Culture Of Death
Best Selling Author Lionel Shriver pokes the dying hulk of trad pub and gets kicked in the teeth. Award Winning Author, Brian Niemeier Recounts the Tale at Superversive Press!