Category Archives: Science Fiction

History of Star Trek from Space.com

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What If?

One of my favorite kinds of science fiction is a subgenre known as “alternate history.” The authors of this sort of science fiction ask the “what if” questions of history: what if the North had lost the battle at Gettysburg? … Continue reading

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Science Fiction

The first science fiction novel I remember reading was by Robert Heinlein. It happened to be his first novel, entitled Rocket Ship Galileo. Published originally in 1947, it told the story of a nuclear scientist and some boys who built … Continue reading

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Little Drummer Writer: Guest Blog by Sarah A. Hoyt

Sarah A. Hoyt is a prolific and well-regarded science fiction author, having been awarded the Prometheus Award in 2011 for her novel Darkship Thieves. The award has been given annually since 1979 (well, regularly since 1982) by the Libertarian Futurist … Continue reading

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Science Fiction Theology

I’m a theologian, science fiction fan, and science fiction writer. It is an interesting combination. With all that being jammed into one human being, the fact I’m so peculiar may almost make sense, and it may explain why both my … Continue reading

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Narrow Gate Now Available

The novel Narrow Gate is now available for the Kindle. The blurb about the book on Amazon says Alex Hammond invents a way of linking distant places through a sort of doorway making instantaneous transportation possible. Meanwhile, Steve Cornman leads … Continue reading

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The Debate

And another of my science fiction short stories is now available for the Kindle. I figure I’ll get all the interesting ones up that I’ve either already seen published or that have already made the rounds without success. Those short … Continue reading

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Cover Concepts for Five Novels

Three of my old short stories are now available for the Kindle (see previous posts for information about Timewinder, Not in My Backyard, and Shades of Darkling Nights and Other Colorful Metaphors). So what am I up to now? I’m … Continue reading

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Timewinder Finally Available

Timewinder is now available as an ebook from Amazon. So, Timewinder is now available on Amazon. It was not as easy to get it there as I had anticipated; the actual conversion from Microsoft Word to a format that Amazon … Continue reading

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Shades of Darkling Nights and Other Colorful Metaphors

What follows is the first few paragraphs of another of my short stories, published long ago in a small press magazine that no longer exists. Like the magazine that published Timewinder, my first story for which I actually received payment, … Continue reading

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