Tag: Science fiction

June 17, 2022 / Writing

The start of Obi Wan Kenobi shows a quick reel of Star Wars Episode One, Two, and Three clips. Seeing those clips immediately made my hackles rise. Everybody is free to love or hate the prequels like they see fit, but from a writing perspective they are filled with horrible mistakes. So, today, eight writing tips with examples from the Star Wars prequels as illustration how not to do ti.

March 11, 2022 / Reviews
The Dispatcher cover

Imagine a world where anybody who is murdered comes back to life. You can’t? Well, John Scalzi wrote ‘the Dispatcher’ about such a world so you don’t have to.

February 18, 2022 / Tech
December 3, 2021 / Reviews
Activation Degradation

Activation Degradation is a novel by Marina J Lostetter about an android. On Jupiter, defending Earth from aliens. It also has some profound things to say about humanity. So, it’s nothing like the video game Detroit, which I reviewed last week.

October 8, 2021 / Reviews

The original Dune novel was released in 1965. David Lynch made a movie from it in the eighties, and John Harrison a three-part mini series in 2000. Now Denis Villeneuve created a new movie adaption. And I caught it in the theater.