With my last post about Heinlein‘s juveniles, a list of them made sense. So, here they are: Here’s the list of Robert A. Heinlein’s Juveniles Rocket Ship Galileo, 1947 Space Cadet, 1948 Red Planet, 1949 Farmer in the Sky, 1950 Between Planets, 1951 The Rolling Stones aka Space Family Stone, 1952 Starman Jones, 1953 The…Continue Reading “List of Robert Heinlein’s Juvenile Novels”

Robert Heinlein, SF YA Precursor

When I researched this on Wikipedia I found that I’m not the only person to make that link.  Robert A. Heinlein was   one of the three people seen as pillars of the Golden Age of science fiction (that’s another post). He wrote many books and short stories, but a period of his novels are considered…Continue Reading “Robert Heinlein, SF YA Precursor”

Writing Multiple Novels at One Time

I read this written about elsewhere, and it’s a concept that makes sense for me: When you’re writing a trilogy, you want there to be sub-plots that match up from one book to the next one. Also, you don’t want to make your readers wait a year or more for the next book. To solve…Continue Reading “Writing Multiple Novels at One Time”

Science Fiction vs Science Fantasy

There’s a difference between these two genres, and it’s a difference that I learn more every day. I called myself a science fiction writer, but I’m really the latter.   They share a similarity, in that their original genesis is a basis in scientific concepts — but that’s where they diverge. Good stories are the…Continue Reading “Science Fiction vs Science Fantasy”