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Why Time Travel Scares Me

I’m absolutely terrified of time travel, alternate universe and multiple dimensions. All these things that fall into the realm of theoretical physics I find extremely confusing and just really hard to understand. 267 more words


Shine Cycle Précis: Calming the Dragon

Calming the Dragon is the seventh planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, and the first to venture into “alternate history,” being set in a world where Alexander the Great lived longer and his empire didn’t split after his death. 470 more words

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Alternate Universes 

Lately I have had my nose in a book. This book has made me think about alternate universes. This book is called History is all you left me by Adam Silvera. 406 more words

Thoughts Of The Day

That one special scene

In my talk to those wonderful sixth-graders I discussed why I wrote The Portal.  It wasn’t because of the science-fictiony adventure story; the reason I wanted to write it was the encounter between the protagonist (Larry) and another version of his family, one struggling to stay alive in wartime in the alternative universe he is trapped in.   596 more words


Shine Cycle Précis: Lighting Camelot

Lighting Camelot is the tentative title of the sixth planned novel in the “Alternate Universes” sub-series of the Shine Cycle, set in and around King Arthur’s legendary court of Camelot. 654 more words

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Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. October 18, 2016. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 672p. ISBN: 9780553499162.  Int Lvl: YA; Rdg Lvl: YA; Lexile: 800. 932 more words


That sinking feeling when...

… when you realize that the alternative-universe young-adult adventure story you’re writing is turning out to be about Donald Trump.

Trump is ruining everything.