Don’t Compare Yourself to Other Successful Authors

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1543763751997{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.84) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”] As indie authors, it’s something we all need to remind ourselves. It’s often easy to become discouraged when we see people in the indie writing community who seem to have become successful overnight, but the thing we all need to remember is that success does not happen overnight. And…

Into the Astral Lands [Audio “Book”] Part II

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1532293938022{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.76) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]Today on Into the Astral Lands Podcast, it’s the second part of the audio book for my cosmic horror short story, Into the Astral Lands. The very story this podcast is named after. If you’re not following me over on twitter or Facebook, follow the links to check me out…

Into the Astral Lands [Audio “Book”] Part I

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1531934157138{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.76) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]Today, I’ve got a very special episode of Into the Astral Lands Podcast for you all! I’m reading from my cosmic horror short story Into the Astral Lands (the very story that this podcast takes its name from)! This story will have two parts, and the next one will come…

Weaponized Dinosaurs Are Stupid

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1531736807637{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.75) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]Today, I’m ranting about Jurassic World and why I’m probably not going to see the latest installment in theaters. I respect that others feel differently about these movies, but I imagine my rant will amuse some of you. If you’re not following me over on twitter or Facebook, follow the…

“TAU” Is Bad At Making Friends–A Review

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1531522244141{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.77) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]Today, I’m reviewing the Netflix original film TAU. It’s about a deranged scientist who kidnaps a group of people and forces them to help his artificial intelligence program “TAU” to grow into something his board members will be happy with before launch day. If you’re not following me over on…

Into the Astral Lands Podcast 021: Voltron Legendary Defender Review

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1531074392214{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.67) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”][vc_column_text]Today, I’m talking about Voltron: Legendary Defender, the Netflix original animated series that’s produced and written by the people behind Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. After the four or five minute mark, there will be spoilers. So, you are forewarned. If you’re not following me over…

Into the Astral Lands 019: Nightflyers vs Who Goes There[Novella vs Novella]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1530120649933{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.76) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”]Today, I’m comparing Nightflyers against the novella that inspired John Carpenter’s 1980’s horror SF classic The Thing. I got to thinking about Who Goes There? while reading Nightflyers, and couldn’t help comparing their similar themes and the general paranoid tone. If you like this podcast, if you like what I…

Nightflyer’s Review

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1529860674321{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.76) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”][vc_column_text]Today, I’m talking about Nightflyers, an early sf horror novella from the mind of George R.R. Martin! First published in the early 1980’s by Analog Science Fiction and Fact, the novella follows a group of scientists who conscript a questionable recluse of a ship captain (named Royd) who appears to…

Cyberpunk 2077 Speculation

[vc_row][vc_column css=”.vc_custom_1529507603976{background-color: rgba(0,0,0,0.76) !important;*background-color: rgb(0,0,0) !important;}”][vc_column_text]Today on Into the Astral Lands Podcast, I’m talking about Cyberpunk 2077! Which stole the show at E3 2018 and has many gamers and fans (including myself) of the genre really excited. What are we going to be getting in terms of story? The gameplay looks engaging enough, but what…