The Significance of Fan fiction

Blog Post Number 7 Written:05-22-2021 Uploaded: 03-06-2022 I don’t know if it’s true for all people or just for me, but at least in my case, I was taught that fan fiction didn’t count, that it wasn’t real writing, or real storytelling, or that it would lead to nothing but bad grammar, strange character relationshipsContinue reading “The Significance of Fan fiction”

A Challenge to my Brothers

Blog Post Number Five, Written: 05-18-2021 Uploaded: 02-18-2022 I am the oldest of three brothers. Of my two younger brothers, one just graduating high school, the other is just starting high school. My schooling career is a little checkered. Early on I did very well. Everything from kindergarten up to and including 6th grade wentContinue reading “A Challenge to my Brothers”

Art, Frank Frazetta, my Grandfather

Blog post number 4 Written: 05-17-2021 Uploaded: 02-11-2022 I grew up in a small dusty desert town, with two stoplights and more churches than intersections. Our town was too small to have a fiber optic cable run out to it. I didn’t have regular internet access until after I moved out of my parent’s houseContinue reading “Art, Frank Frazetta, my Grandfather”

Hungarian Names for Planets

Blog Post Number one, Written: 05-15-2021 Uploaded: 01-21-2022 In the interest of starting conversations and building community around science fiction and The Descendant, I’m going to start a little blog here, hopefully, we can all talk about this kind of stuff, the science in science fiction and so on. So that we can all learnContinue reading “Hungarian Names for Planets”

Historical Names of Russian Characters

Blog Post Number 2 Written:05-15-2021 Uploaded: 01-29-2022 Here’s another quick post, about some names I have used. The secondary characters are all named after actual people from Russian history. Some lesser-known, but the ones I think deserve the mention here are Viktor Patseyev, Georgy Dobrovolksy and Vladislav Volkov. Those were the three men aboard theContinue reading “Historical Names of Russian Characters”

The Naming of Russian Space Ships.

Blog Post Number Three, Written: 05-16-2021 Uploaded: 02-04-2022 Russians don’t always name their ships, from my understanding, they usually don’t. Unlike the trend of the American programs. For example, all of the United States Apollo missions had names, and even United States water-born navy ships all have names too. Some Russian ships do, and someContinue reading “The Naming of Russian Space Ships.”