Book: “Dune” by Frank Herbert

Just finished reading Dune - I recommend it to everyone. My hair stood on end as the last line faded. I had to read the sentence over and over again. I felt as if the world bumped almost imperceptibly over an unseen inflection point, as if all of the particles in me shifted. My thoughts skittered … Continue reading Book: “Dune” by Frank Herbert

The Thing about Sci-Fi

“I’m writing a science fiction novel,” I say. Most people, especially those who have known me in previous lives, ask the question that my statement begged. “Why?” The answer is not particularly sexy. “Because I dreamt the ending and I didn’t have any time to do research before I had to write an entire novel … Continue reading The Thing about Sci-Fi

SFT Has A New Name (Experiment’s Over, Results Are In)

In July 2014, I started an experiment with a blog called "Science | Fiction | Technology". On December 31, 2014, I wrote the final post on that blog. Today, I killed the blog. Well, I didn't exactly kill it. Clearly, you're still reading a post on http://www.sftboox.com. But SFT now stands for "Sort | Filter | Tipple" and I will … Continue reading SFT Has A New Name (Experiment’s Over, Results Are In)