Tag: Science Fiction

[OFFICIAL FICTION] Prologue: Grisvril

This scene kicks off the first collaborative storytelling effort with my favorite writing partner, Jeff Stanford, since…sometime in the late 20th Century. We’ve both been swamped with jobs and family life. Now we’re doing what we can to cater to our creative tendencies while still balancing those other important obligations. With this project, we’re leaping…


[REVIEW] Beam me back up, Scotty

I confess: I went into Star Trek Beyond ready to hate, hate, hate it. I’m one of those people that didn’t like Star Trek Into Darkness, of course. So my expectations for this third outing of the rebooted Enterprise crew were inherently low. But, another confession: I wanted to love, love, love it – because…


Otherview Flashback: Remembering our Q&A with Terry Pratchett

Back in the early 21st Century, Discworld creator Terry Pratchett took the time to answer some questions for the crew at OtherSpace. Here’s how the Q&A went: Startripper asks: How did you develop your own writing style? Terry Pratchett answers: I don’t think it is something that you consciously develop.  You write, and if you…


OtherView Flashback: Looking into the future with Greg Bear

Science fiction author Greg Bear took the time to answer a few questions from the players at jointhesaga.com back in 2004: Newt from OtherSpace asks: In Eon, you had Earth undergo an event that you called The Little Death, which, if I remember correctly, was a limited nuclear exchange that in the end led to…