Day 85: 2020 Pandemic. Suspension of Disbelief

Day 85: 2020 Pandemic. Suspension of Disbelief

As a fiction writer, we often discuss “suspension of disbelief”. What that means is getting the reader so caught up in the story, that they don’t stop and go: “Wait! That’s not real.” As we see General Mattis finally weighing in on matters, it’s another day requiring...
How Do You Stop An Imperial President?

How Do You Stop An Imperial President?

One of the duties of a fiction writer is to predict the future; and sometimes re imagine the past. The issue of a president bloated with power and breaking the law is a problem that has bedeviled our country throughout its existence. There are times when Presidents...