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What is Science Fiction?

I’m coming around on science fiction. I don’t mean as a fan–I was, and remain, a rather casual follower of the genre, the kind who can’t begin to name any current authors but enjoys the material if it happens my … Continue reading

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Finding Australopithecines: Then I Saw Her Face

What did members of the species Australopithecus afarensis (or, as I call them in my novel, foot-apes) look like? How did their bodies function and move? The short answers to those questions are readily available online, and artists, such as … Continue reading

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What a Character

I am a writer. I do lots of different kinds of writing and I am the beneficiary of a long series of writing teachers, both official and otherwise. But in my ability to create a fictional character I am self-taught … Continue reading

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It’s Out! It’s Out!

Hi, all! To Give a Rose is now available on Amazon and it should arrive on Kindle and on some book store shelves soon–if your book store does not have it yet, please ask them to order it. The publisher … Continue reading

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Finding Australopithecus afarensis: Part 1

This is part of a series of posts on how I put together a plausible behavior pattern and psychology for the species, Australopithecus afarensis, for my upcoming novel, To Give a Rose. First, some terminology: for simplicity, I renamed the … Continue reading

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A Novel Process

So…this is getting real; I have a novel coming out. The release date is not set yet, but it should be some time next month. It will be available both electronically and on paper and I will fill up this … Continue reading

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