They say the only constant is change. But what about creativity? Can the actual style of content creation evolve over the years? Trombone Shorty’s answer is clear … Continue Reading →
Happy New Year and Sci Fi Fantasy in 2023
I’ve got a confession – my novel is finished. As in 100% ready to be released, for several months now, cover and all.
I’m planning a cover reveal and book launch so look out for more on that soon, but in the meantime I’d like to share my top choices for sci fi fantasy I recommend you check out in 2023 … Continue Reading →
Totally Unrelated Things that are Surprisingly Amazing Together
There are some totally unrelated things ordained by the universe, star crossed lovers from origins so distant that no crystal ball or guru or fortune cookie could have ever foretold of a destiny to intersect and never again shall they be apart.
You’d never guess this one … Continue Reading →
Thinking Outside the Box
Ever heard the phrase, “It’s easy. You just need to think outside the box.
It’s a skill that few are capable of, but could it be that we are all born with it until it is burnished out of us? And could we learn to get it back again? … Continue Reading →
Preparing for a Natural Disaster, Trini Style
Remember all those infomercials and booklets listing the essentials for a disaster? You know, things like bottled water, canned foods, flashlights, batteries, candles, matches, first aid kits, etc.
Well forget all that. This is preparing for a natural disaster, Trini style. … Continue Reading →
Attributes of Your Real and Fictional Character
I don’t know about you, but I always try to put my best foot forward.
It’s possible everybody does, humans conforming to social structures. Yet somehow, these attempts result in different outcomes.
Overall, I’ve been told that I’m serious and cynical. I don’t see myself that way. I’ve always thought of myself as being very funny, but here’s what made me the way I am, and the type of fictional characters I relate to, and write about … Continue Reading →
Enjoy the Hobby There is No Longer Time For
I remember decades ago I had all the time in the world to do the hobbies I enjoyed.
I didn’t know it then since my mind had been bogged down with what I thought were “real problems”. Now fast forward to the present and things are way different.
Could it be possible to enjoy that old favourite hobby again … Continue Reading →
The New Generation Way to Read Old Favourites (and New Ones)
There are tons of classic books considered as being “must reads”.
So I put them on my to-read list and swear I’ll get to them someday, but that someday turns into some year, and the reality is that some year will probably never happen.
Have you ever experienced this? … Continue Reading →
How Becoming a Sci Fi Fantasy Writer has Ruined Most Movies and TV and Books
I remember the days when I used to get excited from watching a sci fi fantasy trailer.
And when it’s finally released, as I sit to watch, all manner of cruddy snacks within reach and a sufficiently large sugary drink at my feet, I crave the next image that comes up on screen. Becoming a sci fi fantasy writer has upended that entire thrill … Continue Reading →
Happy New Year and Sci Fi Fantasy in 2022
Here we are in 2022 and still travelling through the tunnel of Covid19. My writing has found a place in all this chaos, and I’m proud to complete another milestone, with one more final polish grammar edit before release. In the meantime, I’d like to share my top choices for sci fi fantasy that I wholeheartedly recommend you check out in 2022 … Continue Reading →