Category Archives: Science Fiction

Three Things Times Three by Veronica Scott

I’m excited to announce a new guest post by Veronica Scott. Thanks, Veronica for sharing your insight in this wonderful article!   I’m honored to be one of your first science fiction romance guest authors! Thanks for inviting me to … Continue reading

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Piercing the Shadows of Cyberpunk

Dear Writers, I’d like to introduce you to a fantastic sci fi writer who loves the genre! JC Hay graciously volunteered to write a guest blog when I told him about a friend of mine who loves the genre and … Continue reading

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On Writing a First-Draft Novel

    All over the world, people are disappearing. They leave their normal lives. They go into private rooms. They step into another world.   Welcome to the world of the Sasquatch…the aliens…the monsters that no one wants to meet … Continue reading

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Cynthia Sax’s Insights For New Writers

Writers, I’ve got a treat for you! Cynthia Sax was kind enough to share her advice on writing…thank you, Cynthia! [Geeky Dar note – I love her sexy heroes. Sigh!]   Cynthia Sax’s Insights For New Writers When I first started … Continue reading

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Surprise! Here’s a Writing Prompt

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Review: Frank Herbert’s Dune

Review of Frank Herbert’s Dune by Darlene Reilley Frank Herbert’s Dune is a masterpiece. He is a genius because he creates a world with multilayered depths: planetology, society, technology, and more, down to the very worms that create the spice. … Continue reading

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A Peek Inside a Writer’s Journal

If you’re like me, you’re a journal addict. You probably have two or three spare journals sitting around your bookshelves (or stacked nicely in a corner) just waiting for inspiration to strike. But what happens if you take a normal day and share it with the world? Continue reading

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Anthropology, Archaeology, & Romance A Workshop for Writers

Hello! I’m really excited that FF&P, a chapter of the Romance Writers of America, has offered to host my Anthropology, Archaeology & Romance class for writers in May! This fun, inclusive workshop will merge my two loves: writing and anthropology! … Continue reading

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Update on the Writing Life

Hello! I have a fabulous update for you from my writing chair. My shiny Bachelor of Arts degree from Pacific Lutheran University came in the mail last week. I am so excited about that. I’ll be starting at Goddard College … Continue reading

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