Tag Archives: Sci-fi

My (fictional) answer to climate change is underwater cities

Once upon a time I was a US Navy submarine officer. Those six years on active duty were packed with experiences that I mine every day in my life as a writer. Surprisingly, I’ve written very few submarine stories—until now. … Continue reading

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My Short Story “Dyad” Gets a Podcast Makeover

As I posted on my Facebook page earlier this week, I have good news and I have bad news. First the good: my short story “Dyad,” originally published in The Cyborg Chronicles, was sold to the StarShipSofa podcast who turned into … Continue reading

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PARADISI CHRONICLES: An Open Source Sci-Fi Universe

Another world. Another chance… In the last decades of the twenty-first century, seeking to escape a devastated Earth, ten families focus on constructing spaceships to colonize the world they call New Eden, in the Paradisi System. But the world they … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Short Story Turned Into a Radio Drama

Early this year, I sold the audio drama rights to one of my short stories to a sci-fi radio drama group called Redshift. Their team of writers and actors did a fabulous job of converting “The Collector,” a 9000 word … Continue reading

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Apocalypse Weird PHOENIX LIGHTS is on sale!

The Aliens Have Come to End the World… On March 13, 1997, the incident now known as the Phoenix Lights left thousands of witnesses at a loss to explain the sudden appearance of the massive V-shaped craft that hovered in … Continue reading

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The Immortality Chronicles: A Sci-Fi Anthology for a Cause

I have to admit, I’m a little miffed at Amazon right now. According to their rules, I am ineligible to review The Immortality Chronicles, the latest in Samuel Peralta’s Future Chronicles series. Why? Just because I have a story in … Continue reading

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PARADISI ESCAPE by Tristan James – Sophie’s Choice in Space

There’s a new publishing experiment in town. Inspired by a Hugh Howey post a few years ago, The Paradisi Chronicles is a multi-author, open-sourced science fiction world writ large across generations and galaxies. The founding authors released their first seven … Continue reading

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Nuggets of Space Opera Goodness

What happens when you invite eleven best-selling sci-fi authors to contribute a short story to an anthology? You get Dark Beyond the Stars, a space opera extravaganza filled with  AI and drones and gritty space stations and aliens and… I … Continue reading

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Recreating History One Short Story at a Time

In Alt.History 101, Samuel Peralta adds to his Future Chronicles canon with an alternative history anthology. He and his merry band of authors take on the biggest of questions: What if? What if? is the fiction writer’s best friend. In … Continue reading

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Future Chronicles Does Zombies Right

I have to say, I wasn’t sure about this anthology. You see, I’m not a “zombie guy.” I haven’t watched Night of the Living Dead or The Walking Dead—or really any movie that features the word “dead” in the title. … Continue reading

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