New Short: The Battle of Victoria Crater

Got a new idea for a short story that I’ll be exploring – The Battle of Victoria Crater takes place on Mars, about a hundred years after the first human lands there. Elon Musk talks about the benefit of sending people there, but I’m somewhat skeptical that traveling to another planet will make us leave all our…

New Shorts in Production

Sometimes new ideas happen pretty quick – I started jotting down some notes for three new short stories today. Writing every day is a discipline, but the ideas themselves show up whenever they want. It’s important to get them onto paper as soon as I can so I can get into a regular habit of…

Short Story Update – Completed First Draft of ‘Body Issues’

Pleased to say that I finished the short story I was talking about earlier this week. ‘Body Issues’ explores life for girls in a world where genetic engineering and consumer bioengineering have gone mainstream. It’s out for comments with my writing group and I’ll submit it after Body Issues is greenlit. I’ll post another update in a…

What is Geekquinox?

You might have read the earlier post and asked yourself – “What’s ‘geekquinox,’ anyway?” Good question. Long and short of it is that I’m trying to put all of the blog posts I plan to do in neat and tidy boxes. I want to tell stories and talk about other relevant topics. Sometimes I have announcements,…

Just Getting Started … Bear With Me

Hi folks – I’m Jackson – I’m just getting started. This blog represents a leap forward for me and I’m documenting the journey. I’m working on a new short story. In the meantime, you can find me interacting with people on: Reddit Twitter Instagram Facebook To help us get to know each other, here’s a…