science fiction

Galley Table 51 – The Pirates Take Over Again – The Cabin Fever

The Pirate’s Take over again Audio The Cabin Fever Laurence Simon Doc Coleman JP Losier Laura Nicole Scott Roche Zach Ricks And Jeff Hite We had Three story prompts, that we twisted in every conceivable way. Amazon.com Widgets Option # 1 Air Force Captain Key just spent two months digging his way out of the […]

The courage to do what’s write – I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds – Big Damn Heroes

I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds By Jeffrey Hite In so many ways I am Captain Malcolm Reynolds.  Or at least I want to be, there is no way that I could every be that cool. This turned out to be a very hard essay to write.  Not because it is hard to find things to […]

Captain Jack Smiley and His Cadets

The Pirates have been pretty darn busy this summer, what with taking over the Galley table, and trying to get some contests started, not to mention, all the normal things…

Please Spay Your Tribbles – Expandable spaces

Expandable spaces By Larua Nicole Some very ordinary objects contain extraordinary things. A lamp contains a genie. Small nook in a tree contains a fairy. A marble contains a universe. A purse contains an entire room full of stuff. But there are two objects that seem to be more than they appear. TARDIS – A […]

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting – Tim Powers, ‘Declare’

Tim Powers, ‘Declare’. Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll It World Con in Reno, Nevada this year, the guest of honor was Tim Powers. I’ve already admitted I am sadly unfamiliar with the classics of science fiction and must now admit that I am equally clueless about new authors who are popular in the science fiction and […]

The Courage to do What is Write – Seven of Nine – Character Growth

Character Growth No character in the Star trek universe  undergoes as drastic a change as Seven of Nine. While most of the characters not wearing red shirts in Star Trek grow, and many of them grow a lot, none of them change as much as she does.  In sticking with my theme, this piece was […]

Please Spay Your Tribbles – Inside the Pokeball – Jigglypuff

Inside the Pokeball – Jigglypuff By Laura Nicole So the people who came up with Pokemon have some serious control issues. The Pokemon are kind of like a mix between a genie and pitbulls raised for fighting (which I do not condone). A trainer gathers the Pokemon and sets it against another Pokemon for what […]

Galley Table 48 – Pirate Takeover – Fiction Tuesday

Pirate take over This episode The Pirate Captain (AKA Jeff Hite) (AKA Capt. Jack Smiley) hires some mercenaries and they take over the galley table. Galley Table 48 We are joined by: Veronica Giguere Doc Coleman James Keeling and Zach Ricks We talk prompt based story writing, like you can find here on Fiction Tuesday […]

Galley Table 48 – Pirate Takeover – Fiction Tuesday

Pirate take over This episode The Pirate Captain (AKA Jeff Hite) (AKA Capt. Jack Smiley) hires some mercenaries and they take over the galley table. Galley Table 48 We are…

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting. – A stranger in a strange land, by Robert Heinlein: Metaphor or stereotype?

A stranger in a strange land, by Robert Heinlein: Metaphor or stereotype? By Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll As I listen to my fellow editors at Flying Island Press, I realize they are much better grounded in Science Fiction than am I. I was introduced to reading by J. R. R. Tolkein and it was the […]

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