Categories Movies & TVReview

Arrival – The Review

As I’m sitting here thinking about how to write a review of Arrival, the movie adaptation of “Story of Your Life” by Ted Chiang, I’m having trouble figuring out where to start. While many are clamoring for the next installment of the saga that takes place in a “galaxy far, far away”, I’ve been wanting to see […]

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Categories ReadingReview

Horizon – A Review

Not long ago, the news headlines trumpeted that the world has passed the point of no return when it comes to CO2 in our atmosphere. Global warming’s got our planet in an iron grip and we’re too stupid to realize it and try to do something about it. Something like it. Regardless of one’s opinions […]

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Categories ReadingReview

Consider – A Review

Every few years, a doomsday scenario or prophecy comes along touting the end of the world as we know it. Religious leaders gather their devoted to far away compounds while pseudoscience types scare the world with their convictions that this thing or that points to the apocalypse. So far, they’ve all been wrong. Dates have come […]

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Categories Review

Viral Spark – A Review

The future. Unknown, nebulous, uncertain. Movies and books portray everything from utopias and dystopias to the end of the world. In some stories the future is bleak, a cruel fight for survival à la Mad Max. Other stories take us on incredible journeys exploring space and science along the lines of Interstellar.  Sometimes, artificial intelligence is […]

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Categories Fiction WritingWriting

Telling A Story With Code

Writing fiction is in many ways an outlet. It allows the thoughts and ideas that swirl around in your mind all day long. Ideas take a step closer to becoming reality. The lives of fictional figures begin as their adventures are chronicled by the millions of writers out there while worlds are born, from galaxies […]

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Categories Short StoriesStories

The Craving

  The Craving was written for a science fiction challenge over on Wattpad (Challenge 29 to be precise). The challenge was as follows: Create your own Massive Dynamics (of Fringe fame) and tell the story of what technology you would bring over from the other side to our world and what effect it would have […]

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Categories FeaturedScienceWriting

Letting Science Stimulate The Imagination

Last year, the movie The Martian hit theaters nationwide, becoming an instant hit.  The movie follows the adventures of space castaway Mark Watney, accidentally left behind on Mars after an aborted mission to Mars. It follows his subsequent challenges as he uses his knowledge of science to survive in a place where no life has been known to survive.The […]

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