My Guest Post at Book Obsessed

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I want to thank Cécile Sune at her blog Book Obsessed for having me as a guest blogger. It ties in very nicely with my own website’s theme for May–cyberpunk! My guest blog touches on the competing views within science fiction–utopian (ie., Star Trek) versus dystopian (most of the YA books and movies these days). Here’s the link to my …

Cyberpunk Reimagined

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Yes, I’m writing a new science fiction series in a sub-genre called cyberpunk. Authors like Philip K. Dick and William Gibson are the most famous; the singular greatest movie of the genre is Ridley’s Scott’s classic Blade Runner from 1982. A few months back, I surveyed my own list of readers and fans to be surprised by the interest in …

Pure Conspiracy and the After Eden Series: Advocacy Fiction?

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Well, I’m back from my writer’s “vacation.”  After not writing a word of fiction in over fifteen years, what made me pick up the pen (or the laptop) in 2011 with my first novel, Thy Kingdom Fall? Was it an idea tormenting me to put it to paper? Was I burning to make a point? A story was dying to be told …