Author Archives: Mike Higgins

Cover Reveal for Lawrence Schoen’s “Barsk”

Lawrence’s wonderfully mind-bending novel Barsk: The Elephant’s Graveyard is coming–the cover looks fantastic!

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Story seeds picked from the Internet chaff

I usually avoid the “Top 10 Whatever” headlines that have become mostly linkbait and generally contain little (or no!) substance. But when it comes from a fun site like Ancient Origins, it can be a great source of material for … Continue reading

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Why Today’s Inventors Need to Read More Science Fiction

“Reading science fiction is like an ethics class for inventors, and engineers and designers should be trying to think like science fiction authors when they approach their own work. ” For me, THIS is one of the great powers of … Continue reading

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Profile of a Pioneer: Science Fiction, Software, & 49 Years’ Innovating

An interesting article about Dana Paxson, a long-time IT professional and industry “outsider” who is trying to change the way science fiction is produced and consumed.  And, it blends a story about a guy who builds art from found things … Continue reading

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Kim Stanley Robinson interview — The Atlantic

Wanted to share a great interview with KSR about his new novel 2312 and his writing process.  I love the description of his work as “These books are the gold-standard of realistic, and highly literary, science-fiction writing.” … something I’d … Continue reading

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