Jurassic World the Move Review Once every few years there comes a book or movie that changes expectations. Jurassic Park was that kind. For me, this movie was what science fiction was all about. Sure, there were speculative elements in it, but not the crazy fantasy stuff that parades around as science fiction in movies […]Read more "Jurassic World the Movie Review"
Writer on the Go Part 2 For a writer, a good word processor is critical for productivity. For the time-crunched writer, the world of mobile phones/tablets and writing apps is a godsend. So today, I’ve included apps I use with the tools I described in last month’s post to increase my daily word counts when I’m […]Read more "Writer on the Go Part 2"
Writer on the Go, Part 1 As a writer with a full-time job, time is a precious commodity. Add to that a long commute, large family, and everything else in an average, crazy lifestyle, and carving out even a few minutes to write is a near impossibility. I’ve read of writers that require X number of hours […]Read more "Writer on the Go- Part 1"
As a former reluctant reader, who loves sports, video games, and anything visual, the faster the author gets me into the story, the faster they hook me as a reader. When I came across Arclight by Josin L. McQuein in my library’s science fiction list I was hooked by the first page. Marina, the main character, is on an isolated island of […]Read more "Arclight by Josin L. McQuein"
If you are a writer, and on Twitter, with the addition of a few new followers you will likely connect with one of the most social authors I know online, Erin Albert. Erin is recently published and her book, The Prophecy, came out in November of last year. It is my pleasure to have my […]Read more "Spotlight on Author Erin Albert and Her New Book, The Prophecy"
I read The Adoration of Jenna Fox and enjoyed the book Mary Pearson released confronting the issues of humanity, synthetic human parts, and what constitutes a human being. The Fox Inheritance is the sequel that brings back Jenna Fox’s two friends, who were killed with her in an automobile accident at the age of sixteen. […]Read more "The Fox Inheritance by Mary Pearson"
When it comes to YA science fiction, space opera is not a prominent subgenre. Think of Star Wars, Star Trek, and the like, and I bet you can count the number of YA space operas with your fingers. So I was pleasantly surprised to find Garth Nix’s A Confusion of Princes. A Confusion of Princes is an epic […]Read more "A Confusion of Princes"