Category Archives: Stellarnet Series

Writers require courage equal to desire

I’ve been a writer for a long, long time. DRAGON magazine published my short story, “The Visitor,” in 1988. I was 17. Shortly after that, I worked for a treasure hunting magazine, writing articles and book reviews. A few years … Continue reading

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Comparisons between Fallout and my Stellarnet series

I started writing Stellarnet Rebel in 2009, a year after the release of Fallout 3. The “bracers” used by my characters Genny and Duin are similar to the Pipboy devices in the Fallout franchise. Basically, a smart phone worn around … Continue reading

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Love is love

Even human/alien love. Image courtesy of Pride Publishing.

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Stellarnet Series jigsaw puzzles

Click on the images below to play some online browser-based jigsaw puzzles of the Stellarnet Series book covers. 35 Stellarnet Rebel 35 Stellarnet Prince

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Heroism happens in all genders

Portions of this post originally appeared October 7, 2014, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. Science fiction and fantasy do not lack heroic women. Uhura, Ripley, Sarah Connor, Xena, Princess Leia, Elizabeth Swann, Brienne of Tarth, Katniss, Hermione … Continue reading

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Redefining sexy with dwarves, demons and aliens

This post originally appeared May 16, 2014, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. I’ve loved science fiction and fantasy my whole life. I saw the first STAR WARS in the 70s, played with the original Battlestar Galactica toys, … Continue reading

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Skyrim shenanigans and Game of Thrones geekery, plus interviews with some really cool people

It’s been a few months since my last update, and in that time I’ve attended the Geek Gala, taken my family to Disney World, suffered a long spell of bronchitis, and dealt with Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year and Valentine’s … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day from Duin, J’ni and Belloc

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Do aliens have flags?

This is what I envisioned for the Glinnish flag invented by extraterrestrial ambassador Duin a week before arriving in the United States, in my second book, Stellarnet Prince. Duin stepped onto the platform. Cheering spectators packed the South Lawn and … Continue reading

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Why would aliens menace Earth?

This post originally appeared July 14, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. If habitable planets and resources are abundant in the Milky Way, then why would aliens attack us? To serve man. Resistance is futile. Mars needs women. … Continue reading

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