Category Cathy Pegau

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Our favorite science fiction movies

The contributors to Contact-Infinite Futures talk about their favorite science fiction films. Timothy S. Johnston, writer of futuristic thrillers including The Furnace (2013), The Freezer (2014), and The Void (2015), says Planet of the Apes (1968), The Thing (1982), and Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) are his three favorite science fiction movies. “APES was […]

Announcement!

Hello friends, I am returning from hiatus with an announcement! I have absolutely delicious news. Some of you know I am in deadline hell and haven’t been online for some time. And some of you know that in my other life I am a professional editor. Well I’ve been given an awesome opportunity here at […]

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Can’t Stop the Serenity 2013

This month, seven authors from Contact-Infinite Futures joined Dark Horse Comics, Felicia Day, Think Geek, Joss Whedon and many others in sponsoring Can’t Stop the Serenity 2013. In support of charity fundraiser screenings of Serenity, we’ve donated some of our favorite titles in a special ebook collection to be awarded in raffles, drawings or door […]

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2012 Year in Review

The authors and hosts of Contact-Infinite Futures all have SF or SFR books from Carina Press. So, I thought I’d use my last post of the year to list our books published in 2012. I’m honored to be among this interesting, intelligent, fun and creative group of authors. – J.L. Hilton Cathy Pegau Caught in […]

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All the Stellarnet Prince things!

Here’s my schedule from Halloween through the month of November. Most of it revolves around the release of Stellarnet Prince, book two in the Stellarnet Series, release date Nov 12, currently available for pre-order from Amazon, B&N, Google and on Netgalley for reviewers. For a list of all of my current and upcoming giveaways, click […]

2011 SFR Holiday Blitz!

Win free science fiction romance ebooks at the 2011 SFR Holiday Blitz! A number of bloggers and authors have teamed up this holiday season so you can enter for a chance to win a variety of science fiction romance ebooks. Entering is free and easy: Just leave a comment. You’ll be entered for a chance […]

Let Me Entertain Me

I must drag my family into the 21st century. We need a more modern method of recording televised programs. Currently, we have a VCR. Yes, you read that correctly: A Video Cassette Recorder. Granted, it also plays DVDs, but if I want to record a program on it I need to jump through several annoying […]

Do I Really Need That?

Next week I’ll be heading to the Big City for a few medical appointments. Chances are great that I’ll be having my gallbladder removed. (Not fun, but not nearly the major surgical procedure my mother went through forty years ago.  Where she spent a seek in the hospital, had difficulty getting around for a while, […]

Science News That Makes Me Say, “Hmm…”

Neanderthal-Human Sex Rarely Produced Kids, Study Suggests http://tinyurl.com/3wb932f  The article describes just what the headline says, that sexual contact between the species wasn’t terribly productive, though it was productive enough to leave a few bits of Neanderthal DNA in our makeup. But it’s this line that gets my writerly genes (probably not the Neanderthal ones, […]

Moral Decisions and the Brain

In the July/August issue of Discover Magazine, Kristin Ohlson’s article “The End of Morality” explains how our brains come up with the answers to moral dilemmas, “…allowing logic to triumph over deep-rooted instinct.” The article goes into some great depth regarding competing philosophies on morals as well as how sometimes need to think more and […]