Science Fiction

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book 1: The Seven Stars – a Review

Crowns of Silver & Ash: Book I: The Seven Stars is a fantasy lover’s dream book. Fantastic characters—some of them completely human, some not so human, and some magical—pull you into the story and make it hard to pull away from. Starting with the first sentence, the words flowed smoothly together as though they had…

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars – a Review

Ian Doescher has brought new life to Shakespeare with William Shakespeare’s Star Wars.  When I first heard the title of the book, I was convinced I had misunderstood something.  Shakespeare and Star Wars together?  How could the famous science fiction/fantasy tale be told in the iambic pentameter used by the Bard of Avon?  Would it…

Dark Matter – a Review

Think about your life for a moment. What decision did you make that defines who you are? What would have happened if you chose another path? Would you still be happy? What if there are other yous out there? This science-fiction thriller is full of surprises. Jason Dessen’s peaceful, happy life is thrown into turmoil.…

Wasteland Gods – a Review

A parent’s worst nightmare is to lose a child. It is even worse when the child is murdered. The parents are left wondering if there is something more they could have done, anything they could have done to save their child’s life. This story is set around the abduction and murder of Billy’s son and…

Michael Dow Interview – Secret Organizations, Research, and the Cost of Living

How long did it take Michael Dow to write this book? How much research was involved? Does he believe there is a secret organization deciding what is best for mankind? What is his biggest fear as a writer? What advice does he have for aspiring writers? Including outlines, rough draft, research, editing, etc., how long…