What is Science Fiction?

Science Fiction is simply speculative fiction with deals with events dictated by science and technology. It is usually set in the future, but the defining characteristic is that the story could not occur without the intervention of a particular scientific or...

I am a Badass?

Recently I published an excerpt from the upcoming sequel to ‘Diaries of a Dwarven Rifleman,’ ‘Lord of the North.’ One reader responded, “Engvyr is a badass!”  I was, I confess, a bit surprised.  It had never occurred to me that my...

‘Gamer Culture’

Why am I inclined to believe the worst about #Gamergate? Because I am a gamer, primarily playing MMOs. Maybe this is unfair of me, and there is no doubt whatsoever that I am predisposed to think the worst of them because of my own experience online. Play a few games...

“Deer Diary…”

So it’s that time again; time for a lovely walk in the autumn woods that I might spoil by shooting a deer.  So this morning I rose at 3:30 AM, showered, had a cup of coffee and hit the road. Just after 6:30 AM I pulled up at the Happy Hunting Grounds, enjoyed...