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 …

Phase I of Austin Dragon’s Writing Universe

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I like the word “phase” in my own life, both personally and professionally, when I’m planning big changes and major goals. Marvel Studios also seems to like that word and is giving us a list of every single, solitary marvel super hero movie to 2020. As an avid comic book collector when I was a kid, and a huge fan …

My Guest Blog at Andrew Knighton Writes

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Diversity In Science Fiction And Why It Matters Firstly, I’d like to thank fellow sci-fi writer Andrew Knighton in Great Britain for featuring me as a guest blogger on his site. This post is a continuation of a discussion that we posted earlier this month about this diversity question in science fiction. Here’s my guest post on Andrew’s website: http://andrewknighton.com/2014/09/25/diversity-in-science-fiction-and-why-it-matters-a-guest-post-by-austin-dragon/ The …

Month’s Guest Blogger (Science Fiction) Andrew Knighton

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Diversity in science fiction Diversity is a hot topic in science fiction. There’s increasing acknowledgement that the genre has long been dominated by straight white men, and that it would be good to diversify both the creators and the characters. This is a trend that, as a straight white man, I’m in favour of. So why is diversity important to …

Inevitable Evolution? Toys to Terminators

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Science Fiction, Science Future: Inorganic Beings from Tantalizing Toys to Terrible Terminators? In my science fiction novella, Metal Flesh (After Eden Tek-Fall, Episode I) I touch on some concepts related to inorganic beings, also known as robots and androids. Long before movies with such characters as the Data from Star Trek, Terminator from the 1980s, even Robby the Robot from the …

Featured Free Stuff

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Freebies? What are they?  Throughout the year, I’m going to offer free ebooks, free excerpts and other special offers and discounts for new subscribers to my bi-weekly newsletter through the website. Current subscribers will continuously have access to all these offers. With all the books scheduled for release next year, there’s a lot of news and updates to put out. So …