Tag Archives: science fiction
Sarah, a streetwise hustler on the run, witnesses the suicide of a stranger who looks just like her. Sarah assumes her identity, hoping that cleaning out the dead woman’s bank account will solve all of her problems. Instead, she has … Continue reading
Another fun series on SyFy. Future cop accidentally goes back in time with a group of terrorists who seek to change the future. Well acted, lots of mystery and action. More thoughtful handling of time travel than usual. Returns to … Continue reading
Science fiction writers often write about geniuses and other very bright people. If you’re satisfied with all the stereotypes about them, read no more. But if you’d like to know what they are REALLY like, go to this newly posted … Continue reading
The trade magazine of science-fiction, fantasy, and horror, Locus, has tracked many of the details of the field since 1981. Among these are the number of new titles published each year. Since the mid-1980s the number of SF and fantasy … Continue reading
Often bios of writers mention all the many different kinds of jobs they’ve had: waiter, attorney, teacher, Peace Corps volunteer. So often the long list has become a cliché. There is a reason why it’s so often true, and it’s … Continue reading
Do you think those light sabers they use in the “Star Wars” movies are impractical? Think again! Aerospace software and systems engineer Laer Carroll analyzes why they would be very practical. See why he thinks so in the article Practical … Continue reading
This web site is now online. It covers all of Laer Carroll’s writing.