Thoughts on Worldcon 2021 (Discon 3)

This strange, COVID-filled year was the year WorldCon was local to me, so I figured it was the best time to check it out. I didn’t need to pay for a hotel or flight, just a few days of parking and metro line fees. Overall, I thought it was fine. I enjoyed the panels I …

Revew: Redshirts by John Scalzi

Redshirts by John Scalzi My rating: 4 of 5 stars (warning: This whole review is full of spoilers!) When I first heard about this book I thought about it in the same way that I thought of the Battleship movie. The Red Shirt joke is a fun joke that’s been parodied endlessly. But is it …

A Short Story: Preventative Medicine

Wrote this over the course of a few days as a creative exercise. —- “¡Carajo Coño!”  he muttered under his breath as he ran.  His wife had just started to get into the mood when the call had come in.  It was on the mobile that he never turned off, not even during moments of …