FORGET-ME-NOT

This piece was initially published in the On Fiction Writing magazine back in 2011. Enjoy!     When they're fresh, the cuts don't look how they're supposed to. They're moist, and the flesh around them is tender. I like them better the next day, when the scabs have covered the gashes and drawn jagged lines across …

How Conspiracy Theories Work

I must admit I find conspiracy theories fascinating. They are usually good examples of a lot of psychological aspects that I'm interested in, like obsession, selective reasoning, paranoia, determination to reveal the "truth" which always carries either a savior component, or megalomania. Not to mention they cover the entire cognitive dissonance spectrum. *oh goodie* While …

3 Things You Need To Know Before Writing A Female Protagonist

I'm not a very confrontational person, but there are things I believe and stand for which don't allow me to yield. Some of these are listed below. Science-fiction is called visionary for a good reason. It challenges us to recognize and admit the faults in our current mentality and social models, to consider where technological …