Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 – Full “Teaser” Trailer

They call it a teaser trailer but at a little over two minutes it shows a lot and my take is the movie looks awesome. I can't wait to see it. As far as the plot synopsis go, the gang is back fighting cosmic evil and Star-Lord apparently discovers that his father is Ego, the … Continue reading Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 – Full “Teaser” Trailer

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: Yes Please!

This Luc Besson directed spectacle features aliens and monsters and awesome starships that remind me a little of The Fifth Element, which should come as no surprise given that it's the same director, but there is also something else, something very familiar and I can't seem to put my finger on it. It'll come to me later, … Continue reading Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: Yes Please!

The Awesome Power of Short Fiction

I dedicate this post to those who love reading short stories and to those who love writing them (including this writer). I'm reblogging an article from ScreenCraft about why short stories make such great movies. On top of that, and as a way of confirming the above, a producer friend of a friend explained that short … Continue reading The Awesome Power of Short Fiction

Who was Sir Julius Vogel?

A couple of months ago I mentioned that my three stories in These Broken Worlds received a nomination for a Sir Julius Vogel Award. For those who don't know, The Sir Julius Vogel Awards are held each year at the New Zealand National Science Fiction Convention to celebrate and recognize achievement in New Zealand science fiction, fantasy, horror, and science fiction fandom. Alas, I never … Continue reading Who was Sir Julius Vogel?

From the Bio-Quill of Wifelier Docht – Log File 004: Hope

I have another installment for you from the tethered scribe Wifelier Docht over at The Collective SF. Yes, I have been tardy in writing these, but I'm now back on track. I have also started uploading them to Wattpad. The idea is to collect the episodes and then eventually publish them as a companion piece … Continue reading From the Bio-Quill of Wifelier Docht – Log File 004: Hope

SFFWorld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M.J. Kelley

M.J. Kelly, publisher and founder of Kōsa Press, wrote an article for SFFWorld.com, one of the oldest genre websites featuring the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. In the article, Kelley talks about writers staying true to their vision when creating a universe from the ground up and he also explains the hurdles and … Continue reading SFFWorld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M.J. Kelley