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‘Mortal Gods: Ignition’: Fight Evil Instead of Surrendering to It

Mortal Gods: Ignition is a collection of three short stories about how superhumans might confront modern challenges and issues in a real-world setting. Multiple themes run throughout the stories but the central theme to the series is this: fight evil instead of surrendering to it. Men throughout history have tried compromising with evil, and even […]

‘Mortal Gods: Ignition’: One Final Push

Christmas is almost here. And Liberate Liberty is making one final push for readers to purchase Mortal Gods: Ignition. After that, with 2017 only days away, we’ll be ready for the first book of Mortal Gods stories to be on its own, and we’ll move onto focusing on new tales. So for the final push, […]

‘Mortal Gods’ Is Forecasting the Future

Mortal Gods: Ignition collects three short tales focusing on how superhumans might confront real-world issues. And while superhuman individuals might seem like speculative fiction in the extreme, they aren’t that far from reality anymore. Recent information continues showinghow governments and institutions across the globe are working towards creating superhuman people. News and primary sources on […]

‘Sodom by the Susquehanna:’ How this Brand New Story Got Its Title

Mortal Gods: "Sodom by the Susquehanna" is a brand new serial story. I published the first chapter yesterday and will continue publishing new chapters on an irregular basis. (It starts with a bang so go read it if you haven’t already done so.) And since it has a bit of a unique title I thought […]

‘Spring Cleaning’

Each spring, I wait for the tree pollen to finish up its annual pollution and then open up the windows and dust off the winter stench that had invaded my home for the past few months. Then I dust off the lawnmower in preparation of four (or five or so) months of beheading dandelions. The […]

‘Suicide Squad’ and How I’ve Turned the Villain-as-Hero Concept on Its Ear

Suicide Squad reviews might not be positive but current assessments forecast the movie to have a strong financial opening. And this film about a group of lawbreakers is a reminder that Hollywood loves portraying bad guysas protagonists. Meanwhile, I’ve flipped this concept on Hollywood by taking a type of person itabsolutely hates and making him […]

"If he does that, he will be the greatest man in the world."

Today is the anniversary (December 23, 1783) of George Washington tendering his resignation as Army commander-in-chief before the Continental Congress, assembled at the Maryland state house in Annapolis, where he said "Having now finished the work assigned to me I retire from the great theater of action." He wanted nothing more than to go back […]

&quot…As if They Were Wiser Than God.&quot

If anyone ever had a shot at establishing some kind of socialist utopia, it was the Pilgrims. There were only a little over a hundred that landed, and by the end of the first winter half of them had died, so this was not a group unmanageable by sheer number. Most were of one mind […]