I have many thoughts about the various timelines in Star Trek. Really, if you know me, I have many thoughts about Star Trek in general but let’s stick to the topic at hand. There is a lot to be said for the new timeline that was created by J. J. Abrams. It is a fresh …
I am, if you have not figured it out already, a Trekie. There is no way around it. I have seen most of the episodes at least twice, I have seen all of the movies at least 5 times and I can quote Wrath of Khan forwards and backwards, and can probably tie a quote from that movie into pretty much any conversation you like.
It is that they didn’t tell us a new story. That was why people went back to movies to see Star Trek Films even when the last one didn’t do so great. They went expecting a bold new world seeking our new life and new civilizations and boldly going where no man has gone before.
here is the thing, in a universe as big as the Star Trek Universe, really any universe that has as much room to play in like that, why would you retell a story.
Two of the beta readers came to me after I published the book afraid I might end our friendship when I heard what they had to say. I’d given them copies with no edits and explained so at the time, but for them, the spelling errors had been so distracting, they couldn’t get very far.
POSTS I have thoughts, and I usually write about them here. I share everything from my love of history to my, probably unhealthy, obsession with Star Trek. In between you will find reviews on books and moves, my thoughts about being Catholic, raising kids, our hobby farm, updates on my latest projects and much, much …
Instead of retelling a story that is already out there, they tell a story that fills in the gaps, that expands and makes for a richer universe.
Dear Cheap Astronomy – If a human crew left Earth to explore the galaxy and their descendants returned to Earth 100,000 years later, could they still be considered human? (Rene).
As home schoolers we have kind of a slightly different view of the beginning of the school year. First, there really is never aq beginning or ending because we are always doing at least some schooling all year round, but there is a ramp up in September and a ramp down sometime in May. As …
I wrote this post for Flying Island Press, and even as I hit the publish button I realized that there were things that I left out.