Monthly Archives: September 2015
Cuckoo Song, by Frances Hardinge. The premise: Triss wakes up not feeling like herself. Her parents assure her that she is just ill, and had fallen in the “grimmer”, but will be all right. Yet the little girl cannot remember … Continue reading
Added an excerpt from Übermensch. It is the entire first chapter, and a perfect introduction to that far future, dystopian, hard science fiction story.
Mistborn: The Final Empire, by Brandon Sanderson This book is set in an apocolyptic fantasy world, where ash rains from the sky on lands nearly barren. An immortal tyrant, the Lord Ruler, has controlled the Final Empire for a thousand … Continue reading
Making good progress writing the new far future, dystopian, hard science fiction story. There are some great opportunities to expand the scope coming soon. Also: more than halfway through the triple editing pass of the fantasy/myth/fae story. Will be adding … Continue reading
Halo: The Fall of Reach, by Eric Nylund This book is set in the 26th century, as a technologically advanced humanity continues to spread throughout the stars. But trouble is brewing, as political dissidents and wayward colonies chafe under UNSC … Continue reading
The Three-Body Problem, by Cixin Liu. The premise: All over the world, leaders in various scientific fields are dying under mysterious circumstances. In China, two scientists, Ye Wenjie and Wang Miao, are at the center of a conspiracy that goes beyond human … Continue reading
Writing the beginning of the new far future, dystopian, hard science fiction story. Solid so far. Also: making good progress with the triple editing pass of the fantasy/myth/fae story. This story has really come into its own. The narrative voice is … Continue reading
A Storm of Swords, by George R.R. Martin This is the third book in a series of machiavellian fantasy intrigue between warring royal families in a realm knows as The Seven Kingdoms. (Spoilers for the first three books) After the King … Continue reading
Finished the pre-writing draft of the military science fiction story. Really like how this one turned out. Beginning to write another far future dystopian hard science fiction story. Very excited about exploring the new setting, and cast of characters.