Empty Rooms

It was the first anniversary of her husband’s death. Marie had made certain that she would be too busy to remember it. It had started just after she’d gotten the call from the hospital; there had been an accident on the freeway; seven car pile-up; one fatality; her John. It was all so sudden, soContinue reading “Empty Rooms”

Inspiration – Breaking Story Rules by Being Human

“My name is Annie Clare Sawyer and two years ago I died. But in so many ways, that’s when my life began. In the company of horrors, I learned about friendship and loyalty, sacrifice and courage. Humanity isn’t a species; it’s a state of mind. It can’t be defeated, it moves mountains, it saves souls.Continue reading “Inspiration – Breaking Story Rules by Being Human”

Feminism and the Figure of the Fembot (Part 4.1 of 7)

IV. Imperfect Perfection: The Fembot, the Femme Fatale, & the Male Psyche The Fembot was not the first figure in media to tap into this desire to control and craft the uncontrollable. Whether it’s been building time machines or building people, characters in science fiction have long been concerned with the idea of perverting the forcesContinue reading “Feminism and the Figure of the Fembot (Part 4.1 of 7)”