Sci-Fi Community: We Need to Talk – Part Two – Purity Test

In the week since I posted Part One of this train of thought, I had a couple of conversations that reinforce what I’m saying about the sci-fi community messing itself up. Today, let’s discuss the sci-fi community Purity Test. It works like this: One conversation took place on Reddit itself and the other took place …

Sci-Fi Community: We Need to Talk – Part One

As promised, a special comment about the direction of sci-fi and how it might avoid some of the community-killing habits experienced by other groups of people in 2016. No one argues that science fiction is a genre, a medium of art, that is built upon imagination. However, it has become apparent to me, and perhaps to you …

Try, Try Again …

Clarkesworld passed on Planet Ugh, but no worries – submitted it over to Orson Scott Card’s “Intergalactic Medicine Show.” In the meantime, I’ve updated the Short Stories list to reflect the evolving journey of my tales … Planet Ugh Clarkesworld Intergalactic Medicine Show 1/1/2017 Submitted