Category Archives: Technology

Pixels and pitches at the Escapist Expo

As much as I love my Stellarnet Series, by 4pm on day two of the Escapist Expo (estimated attendance between five-thousand and six-kajillion) I grew tired of giving the spiel. “It’s about an interstellar news blogger who meets an alien … Continue reading

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Minecraft cakes

We’re a Minecraft house. We have a family server so we can play together with extended family and friends, and we watch more Yogscast than any TV program. Today, for my husband Steven’s birthday, I made him some Minecraft cakes. … Continue reading

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The future is now… again

This post originally appeared April 22, 2012, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. Last year, I mentioned how challenging it is to be a science fiction writer in the 21st century, because every time you think you’ve invented … Continue reading

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Imagination will continue, with or without paper

In opposition to eReaders, I’ve been hearing a lot of people say, “But I like books. I like the way they smell, I like turning pages, I like libraries and book stores…” You know what I like? I like a … Continue reading

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Net slang: The language of the future?

This post originally appeared on the Contact Infinite Futures SF blog on September 27, 2011. Inventing a believable alien vocabulary is a huge challenge. But inferring futuristic English is no easy task, either. In STELLARNET REBEL, I operated on the … Continue reading

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