Tag Archives: Science

To unplug, or not to unplug? That is the question.

Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous fortunes, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and, by opposing, end them? We live in amazing times. To a fairly large extent we … Continue reading

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Where are we going? A conversation with myself.

Too pretentious as a title? One of me doesn’t care, at least not for the moment. So, today I’m taking on the role of all of modern society and asking myself the big questions, like, How long do we have … Continue reading

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World building: Reality vs Fiction

There are times in life when it all hangs in the balance. Now, is one of them, at least for me. As the blurb says, I write science fact to science fiction, however, these two worlds do not always find … Continue reading

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A Question of Scale

What do I even mean by that? I am coming at that question from two perspectives. As a science fiction writer, one often needs to build worlds, political systems, industries and infrastructure … usually so that we have something to pull … Continue reading

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Too much Science in your Fiction: A distraction waiting to happen

I was recently reading a book – a debut science fiction novel released a few years ago. The title and author shall remain nameless for the purposes here, as they are not of importance.  What I am curious about is … Continue reading

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From Science to Science Fiction

In my ongoing struggle to balance my day job as a scientist and my passion for science fiction it occurred to me that I could reconcile this by simply stating that:  I write science – from fact to fiction.  As … Continue reading

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