There are some limited but very exciting opportunities for humanity under the rulership of our machine overlords. Depending on which universe or intellectual property, choosing which robot government holds sovereignty might be the most important choice you ever make. Trucks/ Maximum Overdrive. If you’ve read Stephen King’s short story Trucks (from the Night Shift anthology), […]Read more "What Your New Robot Overlords Can Do for You"
Wrapping your head around every aspect of social media can be overwhelming, to say the least. If you have a book to promote, recognizing its value and the necessity of understanding it as best as possible is crucial. But it can feel like drinking from a fire hose if you’re trying to figure it all […]Read more "What Headtalker Can Do for You"
“When do I compromise my writing?” you ask? “Never! You’ll have to drag this unpublished manuscript from my cold dead hands, and then my heirs will sue before allowing any changes.” Then you meet the cold-hearted editor who you may have even paid with real money, and what does she do? She tells you to […]Read more "When should you compromise your writing? What we can learn from Jules Verne."
A Short History of Little Green Men (Pt 2) by Gerhard Gehrke From the 16th and 17th centuries and the likes of astronomer Giordano Bruno and novelist Cyrano de Bergerac, we jump forward to more familiar territory. None stand out as much in the realms of speculating on alien life than H.G. Wells. Others may […]Read more "A Short History of Little Green Men (Pt 2)"
You got your drokking peanut butter on my clotting chocolate. Run! It’s the gorram law! Or (said to C-3PO by the E-3PO): E Chu Ta. If all or most of this makes sense to you, you’ve read and watched your share of science fiction where standard expletives are substituted with other language. In the television […]Read more "What Role Does Fake Swearing Have in Science Fiction?"