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Joshua Pike
A Sci-Fi author currently working on his first book.
A Sci-Fi author currently working on his first book.
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Review: Shield by Paul Anderson (9/10 stars)

Shield is an old novel by Paul Anderson. It is not one of his best known works but it stuck with me anyway. It was written in the early sixties so a lot of the tech is dated (no internet for example) but it is still good....
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One thing that becomes apparent when you look at the history of technology is how common having two different technologies force each other to develop is....
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First I will say that I have not (yet) read the book, I do own it but I don't exactly have a lot of free time these days. That said, a movie should stand on it's own merits and that is how I will review it. Overall I would say the movie is borderline…
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One interesting question always to ask is what happens they your characters die, or when an important object is destroyed....
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The Lensmen series is arguably the first real space opera series. If you are a science fiction fan you owe it to yourself to read it, for historical reasons if nothing else. Not that you should only read it for that, the series is a classic for a reason.…
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One, often subtle, distinction you need to make when your making cultures is the difference between cultural norms and limits....
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Effects of Practical Sexbots

One area that I think is underdeveloped in Science Fiction is the effect of practical sexbots....
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Icerigger is written by Foster and is set in his Humanx universe....
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The First Person to do Something

One thing I have seen a few times is a main character in a book being the first to do something that should have been done well before hand....
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How Much Worldbuilding Should You Do?

The thing about world building is that you CAN do it for years, and never finish. After all if you wanted to write a backstory of a world with the same level of detail that we have for the Earth how long would it take?...
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