I re-read Starship Troopers today. It has been so long since I read it that I had forgotten almost everything but the core themes of the book. Reading it was a reminder of why...
Category: Journal Entries
My diary as a writer.
Disclaimer: Spoilers. Please don’t read unless you’ve seen the Westworld Season 2 finale. I tackle my understanding (or lack thereof) about the underlying themes and inconsistencies of Season 2 of Westworld.
That’s our anthology, 2054, right at the top. Bestseller, in the company of Patrice Fitzgerald, Hugh Howey, Neil Gaiman and Harlan Ellison. #1 on the entire Amazon.com store. My part of 2054 was Deep Ocean Blues – the first of four stories you come across after the brilliant foreword by Dr. Samuel Peralta. I’d earned the orange tag.
A wonderful writers’ group I’m part of recently started discussing civilization. There were many sub-discussions, but one thing struck my interest: someone pointed out that our civilization, unlike any that has gone before is global, networked across the entire planet. And thus, how it might fall cannot be predicted from studying past empires, which were just isolated pockets without the network effects.
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