Works That Inspire Writing Day 3: Heinlein’s “Starship Troopers”

I know I haven’t been doing these day-to-day, but I’ve been trying to keep my students engaged online during this pandemic. However, today’s piece is one of my favorite Robert Heinlein novels: “Starship Troopers”. Unfortunately, Paul Verhoven is forever linked to this amazing novel, having made a horrible adaptation of the book. The novel indeedContinue reading “Works That Inspire Writing Day 3: Heinlein’s “Starship Troopers””

Why Science Fiction Matters

I’m a science fiction novelist. This means that I write novels about far out places, weird aliens, and sometimes place characters on things that hover or fly very fast. ┬áThis also means that I have a duty to humanity that is sometimes far above the sex-laden romance novel or the horror splatter-fest. Science fiction novelists,Continue reading “Why Science Fiction Matters”