2015 Goals: May Check-in

I can’t believe we’re at the end of May already. I lost pretty much the first two weeks to influenza and let me tell you, that was a barrel of laughs. Anyway, I spent the rest of the month trying to catch up to all the things I was supposed to be doing...

Jetpack blogtrain: The future of government

Two weeks ago I wrote about the difficulty of predicting the future. But since I’m a science fiction writer who is friends with other science fiction writers it seems inevitable that the post would result in a series of blog posts trying to predict the future....

Mad Max: Fury Road

I was originally planning to write something funny about my first week as an unemployed writer but it turns out writing and thinking about writing isn’t necessarily funny at all. So instead I’m going to say that you should all go see Mad Max: Fury Road...

Where’s My Jetpack?!

Back in the 1960’s it became all the rage in science fiction for people to flit about on jetpacks. So these days, when all of us are still sans jetpack one of the favorite jokes of cynics all around the world to put technology and the progress thereof down by...

Once more for the cheap seats

The summer torture known as Camp NaNoWriMo is over! Dii daa the witch is dead! Well, no, it’s really, really not. There’s still a million words to go, but I am now 40,000 words closer than I was a month ago and that’s not nothing. But I’m still...