Don’t Be Fooled By Space Opera

Don’t Be Fooled By Space Opera

Maybe you know what space opera is, but in case you don’t, I’m going to peel back the misconceptions. Space Opera is not what you think it is. First off, let’s get this out of the way… There is very little singing OK, on occasion, there might...
Why Science Fantasy Works

Why Science Fantasy Works

I hear the question come up every once in a while: “Can I write fantasy set in a sci-fi universe?” There seems to be some cognitive dissonance involved with the meeting of these two genres, and it comes down to preconceptions about what each really is....
Great Scott! It’s the Future

Great Scott! It’s the Future

Back in 1989, Back to the Future Part II came out in theaters. Unlike its retro predecessor, this movie looked ahead to the future, which arrived this past January 1st. (Yes, we now live in the future, in case smart phones and 3D printing weren’t heavy enough...