Slodive, a popular graphic and web design site did a feature on Fauji M. Bardah (aka BakArt), a very talented artist whose work I admire. I love his work with robots, how he integrates action into his scenes, and his future visions. I think the following three pieces really showcase those points. The last piece [...]
Tag: Honolulu Hottie
Books have been around for a while now. Love them but it takes a lot of resources to make a book: trees, a plup mill, a printing press, a way to ship them to your door or nearby store.
In SciFi stories, people aren’t reading using parts of dead trees. They’re using some cool holo-something or thin e-paper thingy. Now days, we can read books with devices similar to scifi characters, and the devices are improving every generation. Two I’d like to talk about are the Kindle and Calibre.
I’m going to talk about something you can get for free, so be sure to read to the end. Or skip to the section marked FREE. In 1989 I read my first cyberpunk novel, William Gibson’s Mona Lisa Overdrive. That novel got me reading science fiction again. Until then, I’d been on a Fantasy bender [...]
Ever since Honolulu Hottie got honorable mention, I’ve been obsessing about what story to send for next time. The contest happens quarterly, so I have four months to select the story which will put me over the top. I’ve been staring at my “inventory” of stories (I have the titles written on stickies and posted [...]
I’m very tickled! I’ve received a letter that I’ve been given a honorable mention for a short story called “Honolulu Hottie”, a Hawaiian cyberpunk story about a security guard who gets mixed up with a woman (the hottie) who is conducting corporate espionage to out a company that conspires to manipulate the pineapple market. What [...]