Category Archives: Research for Sci Fi Writers

Research info I’ve used or material that might be helpful to others. Includes many topics.

Fun Facts Solar Eclipse 2017 #solareclipse #eclipse2017

While researching the solar eclipse happening in 2017, I discovered some fun facts. Here they are, in no particular order. The last total solar eclipse in the continental United States was 38 years ago on Feb 26, 1979. The one … Continue reading

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Popular PNR Themes #PNR #paranormal #romance #MFRWauthor

Before we discuss popular PNR themes, let’s look at what PNR is. It’s also known as paranormal romance, which is a mix of romance and speculative fiction. It involves elements beyond scientific explanation and focuses on romantic love. On the … Continue reading

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Bisexual Character: Why Write One? @barbcaffrey #amediting #author

Or, Why Elaine is a Bisexual Character in Changing Faces by Guest Author Barb Caffrey — When Kayelle Allen and I talked about a guest blog in support of my new LGBT-friendly novel, Changing Faces, I wasn’t sure at first … Continue reading

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Triple Suns? What SPF is that? #scifi #science

Imagine you live on a world with triple suns. Each morning you see a binary pair and a single star, and your world orbits the three of them. That means triple sunlight. Sound like scifi? No one believed such a set up until Hubble … Continue reading

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Crab Nebula: crushed core of a collapsed star #scifi #science

The Crab Nebula supernova remnant is the crushed ultra-dense core of a collapsed star. It’s now pulsing like a wildly beating heart at a precise 30 times per second. Due to the neutron star’s rotation, it ejects twin beams of … Continue reading

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