The Thrawn Trilogy: The Importance of Story “Cleanup”

There are good endings, the ones that leave us crying or make us smile, blessing us with a feeling of wonderful satisfaction. There are bad endings, the ones that make us yell and throw our books against the wall. Why do we never talk about the "meh" endings? Because they, perhaps, are the worst kind … Continue reading The Thrawn Trilogy: The Importance of Story “Cleanup”

First Cold: A boy’s first winter on an alien planet

A shiver forced Vaughn’s eyes to see reality again. He wrapped his arms tightly around himself.  “I'm gonna kill Kiefer," he muttered, kicking his boot at a dark object buried halfway in the ground, which he unpleasantly discovered was a rock from the smarting in his toes.  What was more interesting, though, was that the … Continue reading First Cold: A boy’s first winter on an alien planet

Gumshoes and Gamma Rays: A Sci-Fi Detective Anthology

A collection of thrilling sci-fi detective tales featuring: Company Man by Kit Sun Cheah Entanglement by TJ Marquis Expand by Jon Parker Revelation by Jordan Syratt Double Deception by E.J. Robison (that's me!) According to John by Jeff Hendricks If you're looking for the perfect read this month or the right Christmas gift for that … Continue reading Gumshoes and Gamma Rays: A Sci-Fi Detective Anthology

Reblog: Here’s What Happens When You Overcomplicate Sci-Fi and Fantasy by E. M. Sherwood Foster

Fantasy and science fiction as writing genres hold so many possibilities when it comes to creating a vibrant story (not that other genres don’t). I’m just saying that because both genres produce works that focus on worldbuilding and rich descriptions, writers’ minds go crazy with creating their own universes. It is definitely possible to go … Continue reading Reblog: Here’s What Happens When You Overcomplicate Sci-Fi and Fantasy by E. M. Sherwood Foster

A Child’s War: A Sci-Fi Flash Fiction Story

Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! “There's always Ezzie,” she said quietly, almost wishing no one would hear her. Silence.  “He's still…untested,” Robertson hedged.  Sarai raised an eyebrow. “Have you forgotten how we found him? Surrounded by … Continue reading A Child’s War: A Sci-Fi Flash Fiction Story