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Dune and Battlefield Earth—Science Fantasy & Sci-Fi Worldbuilding

How the worldbuilding of Dune and Battlefield Earth transport us to their worlds and the parallel of these epic science fantasy and science fiction novels.

Interstellar travel through a wormhole

Interstellar Travel: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Interstellar travel: the distance and time involved make it impossible to boldly go where no one has gone before! Will science fiction help crack the code?

Alien Invastion

Alien Invasion: Is Man an Endangered Species?

Aliens invading Earth may sound like science fiction. But what if it’s true? What if we are being invaded? Right now?

Jim Meskimen directing actors Phil Proctor and Larrs Jackson in Battlefield Earth

Best Sci Fi Audiobooks for Summer Reading

An interview with Jim Meskimen on Battlefield Earth as one of the best Sci Fi audiobooks for summer reading

Battlefield Earth in Space

Does Space Opera Influence our Future?

We just made another leap getting humans into space. But how does science fiction, especially space opera books, influence taking us to the stars?

Gift for Dad Who Wants Nothing

Gifts for a Dad Who Wants Nothing

With Father’s Day right around the corner, it can be especially tough to find gifts for a dad who wants nothing. If he is a reader, this is a sure winner.

Summer Reading

Summer Reading List

Summer reading season is here, and for you avid readers who can’t stand the idea of relaxing without a good book, here are ten diverse must-read titles.

Power of the Human Spirit

Science Fiction Books, the Pandemic, and the Power of the Human Spirit

Science fiction books about humans endangered by dire threats, how we battle those threats, and the outcome—related to COVID-19 pandemic.

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Survival Tips: Something Positive

A few survival tips to get through the pandemic. Something positive. Something inspired by science fiction.

Jonnie Goodboy Tyler

Lead by Example: Can Sci-Fi Characters Inspire Leadership?

Can a sci-fi character set the bar on being a leader? Some of the most inspiring leaders are found in science fiction, and this one leads by example.