Fiction about Extraterrestrials Makes Me Appreciate “Being Human”, by Madhuri Palaji
I heard a lot about UFOs, aliens and extraterrestrial beings when I was a child. Those were the times when a news story came up reporting a flying saucer spotted hovering over some city or flights vanishing mysteriously into space, etc, etc. I found these stories very interesting. Of course, I never thought we, the […]
Star Trek Beyond Review, by Jason Purdy
Star Trek Beyond the movie review by Jason Purdy
“X” is for Xenolinguistics: Favorite Alien Languages, by Vicki Keire
In many creation stories, language actually exists prior to the creation of the world. The gods often gift speech before life, and in the Book of Genesis, God uses his own speech to create light. Language is not only central to the human experience, many would argue it actually defines it. That’s why I’m so […]
Space, the Final Frontier for Gender Stereotypes, by Randee Dawn
Space heroines are few and far between in movies and on TV. While occasionally you get your Ellen Ripleys (Alien) and Princess Leia (Star Wars) the truth is women rarely make it to fictional space in any kind of leadership capacity. It’s like they’re spackle: We need a Not Man Character so let’s put her […]
Z is for Zilch- As in The Writer’s Block Mind and It’s Cause, by Nikki Tetreault
You sit at your desk, light on, fresh coffee steaming to your left, and a blank screen burning holes into your corneas. You’ve finally made time to write, and your mind goes completely blank. You know it well, it’s a well feared plague among writers everywhere. Writer’s block. While I myself am not a long […]