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Thoughts on Alien: Covenant

It was . . . not awful. Quite good in fact. If I had to rank it, it would be below Alien/Aliens, but slightly above Alien 3 (though the reasons to downgrade it are similar) but I’ll address that in … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott is on thin ice

Not literally, of course. I cut my teeth on genre fare at a young age. To put it into perspective, the first movies I remember seeing in the theater were Clash of the Titans (1981) and Swamp Thing (1982). I was … Continue reading

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Z-Day Book 2 Snippet

First draft is just shy of the 33% mark. I’m feeling the flow, but I’m not doing the bull dance yet – classical reference. No plot spoilers ahead.

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Audiobook of “Fade” coming soon

If you’re into that sort of thing, I just received the first audio draft of the performance. I will be going over it the next few days to make sure there aren’t any glitches or issues. To be honest, I don’t … Continue reading

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2017 Dragon Awards Nominations

DragonCon, held annually in Atlanta, has long been one of the largest conventions of its type – encompassing multiple buildings and creating a literal city-within-a-city for a few days every September. So the creation of their own award last year … Continue reading

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On influences, tie-ins, and the best book you’ve (probably) never read.

Author Jon Del Arroz and I were debating the relative merits of the Star Wars expanded universe (or what’s left of it) recently. We both agreed that Timothy Zahn and Michael Stackpole produced top-quality stuff, in comparison to some of … Continue reading

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Z-Day Book 2 – Another Snippet

One of the fun things I’m doing with “A Place Called Hope” is bouncing around a bit in the timeline. Most of the action occurs less than a week after the end of “A Place Outside The Wild”, but a … Continue reading

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