THE GARDENER OF MAN (Artilect War Book Two): First Chapter Preview

I suppose that what happened to us could be told in the story of Frankenstein. Do you remember that story? It’s not one of mine. Victor Frankenstein was a young man, who, like many others of his time and ours, witnessed those he loved sicken and die. His grief over the tenuousness of human life was devastating, as it was to us, and his mind turned toward alchemy and immortality with the intent to ease the sorrow of the human condition. And like the scientists in our time, Victor discovered the secret of life. ~ Cindra, Letter to Omega  CHAPTER Read More

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The Homicidal Robot: Tropes in Science Fiction and Fantasy #2

Man creates AI; AI slaughters man. You know the ones I’m talking about. Those AI (whether a humanoid robot or not) who attain a “human” sentience, and as a result, MUST KILL ALL THE HUMANS. The Homicidal Robot Trope has been a part of popular science fiction for decades and continues to gather momentum due to ongoing technological advances in AI. EXAMPLES IN LITERATURE *Some of the links below are affiliate links. What does this mean? Numerous books in science fiction explore this trope, but some of the more notable include: I Have No Mouth, and I Must Scream (Harlan Read More



Welcome to my post on the Strong Women in Fiction Giveaway Hop hosted by author Terri Bruce and Strong Women in Fiction! A Giveaway Hop is when a group of authors each host a themed giveaway on their respective websites/blogs, then link up with each other so readers can “hop” from one author’s giveaway post to the next. Links to all the participating authors can be found at the bottom of this page. Make sure you visit each one and enter their giveaway; you may find some great new authors to follow! You can also visit the Strong Women in Read More



Just as I was wondering what to do with the remaining gallons of Wilton black food coloring I have, Destiny 2 was released and it hit me: cosmic meringues. I make meringues a lot. In fact, they’re my go-to party dessert because everyone loves them and they look lot harder to make than they are, especially if you throw in a bit of food coloring. The only downside to these meringues is that if you eat more than one, you’ll end up looking like a sullen goth with terrible dental hygiene. Eyes up, Guardian! Note: I used Wilton Black, Christmas Read More