Insensitivity

My blog content has, unfortunately, dropped off a bit lately, in part due to a lot going on, but now I plan to get back to regular posts, even as I have a lot to do before I return to Israel, and continue working on more books. That’s enough of that for now, however. Time…

So, What’s Next?

While I realize this title could refer to a number of things, including the current political situation, or the threat Islam poses to the civilized world, today I’m choosing not to talk about last night’s terror attack in Manchester, England (because there’s nothing to say that I and other intelligent people haven’t already said. No,…

Setting A Historical Record Straight

Amidst all the excitement over the release of my debut novel, A Greater Duty, last week, and the fun of #SpaceOperaWeek, some might’ve seen my mention of an award I received at my (now former) college for excellence in writing my 40,000+ word Master’s thesis on Hungary’s Horthy era, which lasted from 1920 to 1944.…

#SpaceOperaWeek Round-Up

As #SpaceOperaWeek comes to a close, author Jon Del Arroz has compiled a nice list of some of the great pieces of content released this week, most, of course, by the #PulpRevolution, as we co-opted the tag. It’s been a great week, and I couldn’t have picked a better time to release my debut novel,…

How to Write Non-Human Characters

I had the pleasure of being a guest on Brian Niemeier’s Geek Gab: On the Books podcast today, where we talked about writing non-human characters. As he states in his post, it’s an important yet under-discussed topic in the science fiction (and fantasy) world. Check out Brian’s post, which includes links to my highly viewed article…

It’s #SpaceOperaWeek, but Where are the Aliens?

So, Tor.com decided that this week is Space Opera Week (#SpaceOperaWeek on Twitter), though thus far it seems that I and a few other fellow members of the #PulpRevolution have been dominating the hashtag, though that may be unsurprising, as Tor is using contributors who aren’t fans of the genre. Jon Del Arroz, author of…