Science

How Realistic Are Humanoid Aliens?

Aliens are all over science fiction, and many of them I adore. Characters such as Spock and Kira from Star Trek, Neytiri from Avatar, and most of the Mass Effect crew are some of my favorite characters from any fiction in any genre, ever. But all of these characters I've just mentioned are distinctly humanoid, and I wonder if that's… Continue reading How Realistic Are Humanoid Aliens?

Books, Movies

Thoughts on the “Science Fantasy” Genre

Lately I've been browsing science fiction and fantasy books, trying to make a to-read list that will get me excited about diving into fictional worlds again. I've also been researching for some personal writing projects. And what interests me most as I explore these two genres is how often they mix to create a third… Continue reading Thoughts on the “Science Fantasy” Genre