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Apples and Aliens

 I was a nerdy kid before nerds were identified as a cultural subgroup. I was also a very advanced reader, preferring to enjoy college-level books on astronomy instead of the usual dinosaur or Encyclopedia Brown books in fifth grade. One day, while wandering through the local library, I spotted a section called “Science Fiction”. Since […]

New Guest Post at The Fictorians

 I have another guest post over on The Fictorians, a literary blog that has monthly themes. This month, the theme is what book inspired me to write. My answer is my first science fiction book called “The Space Ship Under the Apple Tree” by Louis Slobodkin. You can read the blog/article here:

Barton’s Island

Villainous Press released Barton’s Island by Harl Vincent, one of my favorite early science fiction authors. I wrote the foreword for this book, and even my wife, who is not a big reader of science fiction, enjoyed the story. In the year 2229, Jerome Carter and his Gang of Ten run the government of United North […]

The Adventures of the Golden Girl of Munan

 Coming soon from Villainous Press: The Adventures of the Golden Girl of Munan by Harl Vincent, with an introduction by Guy Anthony De Marco. While working in his lab, Roy Hamilton heard a voice from another world. A golden voice that warned him an enemy was preparing for war! With his trusted companions and an […]

COSine Day 1

 The panels are done for the first day of COSine, a science fiction convention in Colorado Springs, CO. Before my panel, I stopped in on several panel discussions and a reading by David Boop. Today’s panel was “What Works and What Sells”, moderated by Sarah Hoyt. David Boop and Sam Knight joined me in a […]

Anime Review: Blood, the Last Vampire

I went to the store to pick up a copy of the Akira DVD, and a copy of Blood: The Last Vampire was next to it. I’m not a Vampire-genre fan, but the storyline sounded interesting, and since it was an Oshii film, I figured it would be worth a look. The first thing I […]