Category Archives: creature

Real Monsters

One of the sessions I enjoyed most at Renovation in Reno this year, was a panel discussion about Writing Non-Human Characters, and how to make them believable.  The author panel consisted of Carol Berg, Kathleen Ann Goonan, Hugo-award-winner Robert Sawyer, … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, it’s real: It’s called Cryptozoology

Otherwise known as the study of animals whose existence is questionable.  Fire-breathing dragons, unicorns, and giants have long been popularized in myths and fiction.  At one time, even fossilized bones of dinosaurs were considered a hoax.   The rhinoceros, okapi, bondegezou, … Continue reading

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