Monthly Archives: December 2014

Angels

Authors put a lot of symbolism in their stories.   These symbols can take many forms–a place, theme, action, even an odd juxtaposition of facts, background or situation to current events.  For Heaven’s Ant Farm, I took names from established folklore, myths … Continue reading

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Vanity Card #5 – Nailing It

As I read through yet another literary agent reject letter, I reflect back on Chuck Lorre’s Vanity Card #436 for some solace and encouragement.   Here, Chuck explains why a young actress’ only scene in a recent episode of The Big … Continue reading

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I’m Not Religious–but I wrote this damn book

I’m not religious. But there is something big and wonderful going on out there…and no one can figure it out. Sure, there are the mystics and priests and prophets who claim they know. They speak with complex and convoluted ideas … Continue reading

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Houston, we still have a problem!!

Just saw this post in Tumblr titled Rich in Color where someone said, “I just don’t see how non-white characters would fit into my book.”  Huh??  Houston we still have a problem! http://richincolor.tumblr.com

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Super Dominance

So some of you challenged my notion and the real world science validity of super dominant genes.   Well, I have two responses. First, this is science FICTION. 👽 Second, there is a precedent for how super dominant genes may work in … Continue reading

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On Skin Coloring

In the book Heaven’s Ant Farm, the only survivors of Heaven’s Holy Nuclear War were forced to live in underground caves for 2,000 years.  When their descendants came out from their underground sanctuary, they realized something had changed.  They were all … Continue reading

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