Enjoying Scifi Blog

February 27, 2011

Interview with Walt Trizna, author of New Moon Rising

Filed under: Writing — Stephen L. Thompson @ 7:52 pm

As the King of Prussia Writing Examiner on Examiner.com, I recently interviewed my friend Walt Trizna about the publication of his first novel, New Moon RisingCheck out the interview, and see if it’s something you might enjoy.

This looks better than any Syfy movie

Filed under: Humor, Movies — Stephen L. Thompson @ 5:00 am

February 22, 2011

Visions of the Future

Filed under: Odds, Stories, Writing — Stephen L. Thompson @ 10:00 pm

If you enjoy scifi art, you’ll probably enjoy this five part series on scifi art from the Second Golden Age.  Here’s Part 1:

 

Another cool aspect of these videos is inspiration if you’re a writer.  Several years ago, I went to a used book store and found a book of scifi paintings.  I had the idea of writing a story for each painting, but the book cost $50 I didn’t have.  After a couple of weeks of thinking about it, I told myself I had to buy it regardless.  But when I went back, someone had beaten me to it.  I only remember one of the paintings – involving astronauts on the moon – but after six or seven years, I still haven’t thought of a story for it.

A couple of years ago I was thinking of this and decided I should write a story about a writer who was inspired to write a story based on a painting.  But that seemed rather boring, so I spiced it up a bit.  Here is “Amongst Us.”

February 18, 2011

Spooky

Filed under: Humor — enjoyingscifi @ 5:39 pm

From Very Demotivational.

 

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