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A Far Out Fantastic Site · 9h ago

Guest-blogging On Fiction Writing, RPGs and LARPs

I apologise for not posting last week. I was unusually busy with other things. But this week author Christine Rains has been very kind to allow me to guest-blog at her site. Because my post ...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 2W ago

Keeping Your Story Ideas In a Journal

The question many authors, myself included, get tired of hearing from people is “Where do you get your ideas?” Neil Gaiman said in a talk that Harlan Ellison used to answer the question by s...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 3W ago

Book Cover Illustration Status: The “Sketch” and Placement Stage

Victor Frankenstein in many film versions of Frankenstein had to steal body parts from graveyards for his creation. Like him, there are creeps out there who feel they have to do the same wit...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 4W ago

Authors At Pop Culture Expo

Last Saturday’s Toy Game and Pop Culture Expo held at Sacramento’s Great Escape Games wasn’t quite all fun and games. It was fun, games, books and their authors. Local authors Nicholas Grab...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 1M ago

Charles Stross’s Article On Near-Future Science Fiction

Charles Stross just came out with a new novel titled Empire Games. Although I haven’t read it myself yet, (I’m just barely getting through his Atrocity Archives of his Laundry Files series) ...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 1M ago

Asimov’s “Laws of Robotics” Applied in European Parliament Report

If you saw my latest posts on my Facebook page earlier this evening you may be a little surprised why I’m writing here. Well, I just wanted to share with you an article from the online magaz...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 1M ago

2016 Writing Accomplishments and 2017 Goals

Credit: Pixabay.comSomewhere between Christmas Day and the New Year’s Day, I get that dark feeling as if nothing will be on the other side of the threshold between the old year and the new. ...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 2M ago

Print Edition of ‘Circa Sixty Years’ Coming Sooner Than Anticipated

Credit: Pixabay.comWell, the photographic cover for my single short story book, “Circa SixtyYears Dead” will not be here in time for the holidays. However, the print version will be here soo...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 2M ago

Falling Behind But Writing Through the Busy Season

It’s been a very busy week especially as we have gotten further into the holiday season. If you missed my post last week about writing around holiday busy-ness, you can take a look at it her...
A Far Out Fantastic Site · 2M ago

Writing Around the 'Distractions' During the Holidays

Credit: Pixabay.comWell, Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas will be here before we know it. The holiday season brings with it a cramped schedule. We’re running here and there shopp...