https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XtmAO0G0D1w A trailer of sorts for a novel and series in progress. The Kybernetes Cycle by Cypress Butane of TheHauntedTypewriter.com Book I : THE SKEIN #Cyberpunk #ScienceFiction #AuthorTube #AmWriting #MyNovel #NovelInProgress #NovelTrailer #CypressButane #TheHauntedTypewriter #TheSkein #TheKybernetesCycle
This story was previously published in an ebook anthology 'Extinct Doesn't Mean Forever' Edited by Phoenix Sullivan, under a different name, before I adopted the pen name Cypress Butane. IN RING by Cypress Butane “I wouldn't know.” “You wouldn't know, huh?” He smiled at her as if he could find her secret with his eyes. … Continue reading A Short Story of Mine Published in ‘Extinct Doesn’t Mean Forever’ Ebook Anthology Edited by Phoenix Sullivan, ‘IN RING’ by Cypress Butane, Here Free to Read
Let me tell you about a sort of hero of mine. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9h3ikhebwGk See, a while ago, I was hired to do some consulting work on a new amusement park. I was pretty established in my law firm and they needed someone to do a kind of risk assessment. It was a pretty new kind of … Continue reading A GOOD MAN IS EASY TO KILL
How Sci-Fi Shaped Socialism BY NICK HUBBLE From William Morris to Ursula K. Le Guin and Iain M. Banks, science fiction has provided an outlet for socialist thinkers — offering readers a break from capitalist realism and allowing us to imagine a vastly different world. Kim Stanley Robinson’s latest novel, The Ministry for the Future, challenges … Continue reading Jacobin Mag: How Sci-Fi Shaped Socialism
THIS POST CONTAINS SPOILERS FOR THE FILMS ‘EX MACHINA’‘BEYOND THE BLACK RAINBOW’ and partially for the first two seasons of ‘STRANGER THINGS’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l81u-oSIAp4 So, from a certain angle, the science fiction films ‘Ex Machina’ (2014, Writer/Director Alex Garland) and ‘Beyond the Black Rainbow’ (2014, Writer/Director Panos Cosmatos) are the same film. Each depicts the wounded … Continue reading 21st Century Digital Girls: A New Type of Male-Fantasized Feminist Heroes are Escaping the Factory
Gonna watch this tonight. Just found a string of midnight movie-type recommendations on Amazon Prime and I saw part of this before and seemed like a trip. THE HISTORY OF TIME TRAVEL (2014). Going to be making brief commentary on what I watch here and on my site at http://www.thehauntedtypewriter.com/ and think about a different format for … Continue reading 06.09.2020> Watching ‘The History of Time Travel’ (2014) Tonight, and then on to some other weird films
Our writing group The Monarch Writers had our meeting (virtual) this evening. Had a few readings and a good discussion. We're working on a prompt for the month of May regarding spiritual discipline, how the lockdown has forced awareness of strictures that were already there, now more apparent, leading to a stronger sense of self-direction. … Continue reading 5.04.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary / Monday Monarch Writing Meeting / Finish Roadside Picnic
https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mxcwYj4-0/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 1 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mxq5ZDvfm/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 2 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mx6JmDU69/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 3 of 4 https://www.instagram.com/p/B_mz-47Dx-O/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet 4 of 4 “How do I take off a mask when it stops being a mask, when it’s such a part of me as I am? We keep fighting, like the world we unmask, we will find out true selves again, maybe … Continue reading 4.30.2020>Daily Walk / Video Diary – Reading Passage from ‘Roadside Picnic’ / Interpretive Faculty / What IS ‘The Zone’?