character creation

Villains: The Real Issues

Let’s talk about villains. I’m not talking about the Empire. I’m talking about Darth Vader. Because the Empire wasn’t the real bad guy in Star Wars. They were just window dressing for the real thing. Vader. A very bad man with a seed of good in him. A conflict we can all relate to. The… Read More »Villains: The Real Issues

Why Can’t I Marry A Human, Mom? Genetics in Fantasy and Science Fiction

Before we begin, I must thank a few people.  First, Sharon Hughson for her comment that I am, indeed, a writer who “likes to do the math.”  I love to do math, at least when it applies to vital pieces of my life.  From finances to science, I have an obsession with research.  I freely… Read More »Why Can’t I Marry A Human, Mom? Genetics in Fantasy and Science Fiction