Are We Ready for War in Space?

When you hear the phrase “space war”, it is easy to conjure images that could have come from a Star Wars movie: dogfights in space, motherships blasting into warp speed, planet-killing lasers and astronauts with ray guns. And just as easy to then dismiss the whole thing as nonsense. It’s why last month’s call by President Trump […]

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Morally Grey But Still Likable?

Writing morally grey characters readers will love. @coinsanddeadlypoisons asked: Do you have any tips about writing from the point of view of a manipulative character? I don’t want him to be an asshole but i am afraid the readers would see him as such. The large majority of the characters in The Warlord’s Contract are morally grey in […]

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