Category Archives: TV Shows

To boldly smooch where we haven’t smooched before

This post originally appeared December 1, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. We recently passed the 45th anniversary of the first scripted interracial kiss between a white man and a black woman on American television in the Star … Continue reading

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It’s all a bit silly… and that’s OK

This post originally appeared November 3, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. Every single person reading this has a ridiculous skeleton somewhere in their closet. Whether it’s a complete collection of Batman Forever trading cards lovingly stored in … Continue reading

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Joss Whedon’s Agents of F.I.R.E.F.L.Y.

This post originally appeared September 29, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. While I’ve been a Browncoat — an avid fan of Joss Whedon’s space western TV show Firefly and movie Serenity — for the past decade, I’m not … Continue reading

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Documentary summer: SF/F, geeks and fandom

This post originally appeared August 25, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. When I wasn’t attending steampunk conventions, working on novels or earning my platinum trophy in Skyrim, I spent my summertime watching documentaries about SF/F and … Continue reading

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Can’t Stop the Serenity 2013

This post originally appeared March 31, 2013, on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog. Seven authors from the Contact-Infinite Futures SF/SFR blog join Dark Horse Comics, Felicia Day, Think Geek, Joss Whedon and many others in sponsoring Can’t Stop the … Continue reading

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Goofy heroes and compassionate heroines

This post originally appeared on the Contact – Infinite Futures SF blog on December 18, 2012. My 12-year-old daughter asked me who would play Duin if they made a Stellarnet movie. She’s read portions of Stellarnet Rebel and Stellarnet Prince, and … Continue reading

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Where cyberpunk meets costume drama

This post originally appeared November 28, 2012, on Susanna Fraser’s blog as part of a guest author exchange. That I love science fiction is something I’ve written about in many interviews and blogs. But I rarely get to talk about … Continue reading

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A love affair with aliens and monsters

This post originally appeared November 19, 2012, on urban fantasy author R.L. Naquin’s blog. I’m trying to remember the first time I fell in love with an alien. Does Luke Skywalker count? I know he looks human, but he is from … Continue reading

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The Otherworld Diner interviews J.L. Hilton

This interview originally appeared November 16, 2012, on the Otherworld Diner. The Otherworld Diner: If you were captured and tortured by evil space pirates, what would be your authorial equivalent to name, rank and serial number? J.L. Hilton, speculative fiction. … Continue reading

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13 things that inspired me to write the Stellarnet Series

This post originally appeared November 15, 2012, on author Shelley Munro’s website. I didn’t plan to write a novel. Before May 2009, I devoted most of my time to homeschooling my children, volunteering, and designing jewelry. But thirteen things bubbled … Continue reading

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