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Interview with Ken Lizzi, Author of ‘Under Strange Suns’

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Sci-fi novelest Ken Lizzi is the author of Under Strange Suns. Lizzi is an attorney and also the author of an assortment of published short stories. When not traveling, he lives in Portland, Oregon with his lovely wife and their daughter. He enjoys reading, homebrewing, and visiting new places. He loathes writing about himself in the third person. Ken took the time to ... Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Martian’ by Andy Weir

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A runaway bestseller, the book boasts a simple but intriguing premise: with a mission gone wrong, NASA astronaut Mark Watney is accidentally stranded on Mars and needs to find a way to survive and get back to Earth. Read More »

San Antonio Film Festival Movie Reviews: Short Films (Part Two)

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Of the dozens of shorts screened at this year's San Antonio Film Festival, some really stood out in terms of execution, creative vision, and dramatic heft. Read More »

Book Review: ‘Armada’ by Ernest Cline

Armada is a great story especially if you appreciate 80s gaming and culture. Read More »

Book Review: ‘I Become You,’ A Novel by Thomas Hughes

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An s-f novel about a telepathic sheep proves entertaining and mind-bending. Read More »

Interview: Russ Colchamiro, Author of ‘Genius de Milo’

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Being a writer isn't just what I do, but who I am. Read More »

Interview: Laura Liddell Nolen, Author of ‘The Ark’

"I’m after any reader with a sense of adventure."

"To this day, I can’t actually believe it when people tell me they read my book and enjoyed it." Read More »

Interview with David J Rodger, author of ‘Oakfield’

"Drop the romance about being a writer – it’s a job."

Drop the romance about being a writer – it’s a job, one you should enjoy but ultimately one you’ll have to make sacrifices to succeed in. Read More »

SXSW: Fire, Rodriguez, and Frazetta

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It's a rare moment when two artistic talents you have admired for decades intersect in your presence. Robert Rodriguez has been one of my favorite directors since I saw 'From Dusk Till Dawn'. Frank Frazetta has been my favorite artist since his paintings began appearing on the covers of Tarzan and Conan books in the 1960s. At SXSW, I participated in a tour of the Robert Rodriguez Museum, conducted by Rodriguez. He explained how, like many others, he found the paintings of Frank Frazetta amazing and inspirational for his own art. He recalled how when he first met Frazetta, and saw his original paintings up close, he was amazed at the depth and detail that never appeared in any of the prints or book covers. Read More »

Book Review: ‘The Eye-Dancers’ – A Uniquely Premised YA Fantasy by Michael S. Fedison

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'The Eye-Dancers' has quite the unique premise, and will certainly be a fun read for all YA fantasy readers. Read More »