Review – Rule-Set: A Novel of a Quantum Future

Rule-Set: A Novel of a Quantum Future

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4 out of 5

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Title: Rule-Set: A Novel of a Quantum Future

Author: Merrill R. (Rick) Chapman

Genre: Science Fiction

Author Links –
Web page: http://www.rule-set.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/rickchapman53
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/merrill.r.chapman

“Rule-Set: A Novel of a Quantum Future” by Merrill R. (Rick) Chapman is a science fiction novel that explores future technology relating to immersive gaming and relationships, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and hacktivism. On the surface, this sounds like quite a few topics to juggle. However, the bulk of this novel primarily deals with the conflict between the main character, Clarence Hamilcar, and a questionably sentient Japanese AI character named Hanabusa Narihisa.

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Review – The Book of Magic Numbers

The Book of Magic Numbers

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4 out of 5

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Title: The Book of Magic Numbers

Author: Sarah Sophia Boros

Genre: Children’s

Let me just get this out of the way right now – I don’t review children’s books. So, to make an exception and deviate so wildly from my normal review genres must mean I had a very good reason. And I do. Sarah Boros’s debut children’s book, The Book of Magic Numbers, is an absolute delight. Read more

The End of The Path, Part One

On a quiet mountain trail is a little path that steals off down a slope and into the brush. It’s less of a path than it is a rabbit trail, but that’s almost the same thing in this context. Perhaps it is just an idea of a path that catches my attention when I pass by on my infrequent treks into this particular forest. When one happens upon it, they don’t stop. Most never even see it; those that do give a curious glance and continue on to their destination. But for me, it is the destination, or rather the beginning of a new journey.

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How to make Sci-Fi and Fantasy realistic

Making science fiction and fantasy novels believable can be a real challenge. Sci-Fi generally involves technologies and concepts that are non-existent or even far-fetched. Fantasy is all about building an imaginative world that could never exist in real life. With these complexities, making these topics believable can be tough. Fortunately, there are a few simple rules you can follow to create beautiful worlds and insane technology that completely absorb your readers. Read more

Weekly #1 – Descriptive Narrative

This week is all about descriptive narrative. One of the very first things to learn about writing is “show, don’t tell.” Unfortunately, it’s easy to take shortcuts in description because sometimes it seems there are only so many ways to say how dark the woman’s eyes were. It’s definitely an area in my writing that I’d like to be able to do better, so what better way than to focus my weekly exercise on description. Enjoy!

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