My name is Chad and I’m coming to you from the Pacific Northwest. I’m a speculative fiction writer who mostly dabbles in fantasy because if I get stuck I can just make stuff up.
I have a BA in History though and therefore love to ground my work as much as possible.
As I wade through the never-ending publishing process, please feel free to get a taste of my work, as well as my own opinions on other people’s stuff mostly in the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror.
I’m a huge movie buff who is a little stuck on superheroes at the moment, so I apologize if I don’t talk nearly enough about books. It’s a bit harder because I’m a slow reader.
Useless trivia about me:
At 6’4” I’m pretty much taller than everyone I know. I’ve been told I resemble the NBA star Pau Gasol, which makes sense because I’m part Spanish. Despite having the blood of a Spaniard, however, I am oddly obsessed with German culture – their history is fascinating, their beer is delicious and I enjoy speaking their language when I’ve had a few too many.
The picture of me grinning like an idiot holding a beer is from ‘the oldest bar in the world‘ in Petra, Jordan. I recommend everyone go.
A short list of favorites:
Movie Moment: Blood in Lambert’s Face, ‘Alien’ (1979)
Book I read in High School: Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus (1818)
TV Show character I most relate to: Tie between Kif Kroker and Liz Lemon
Song I’m most likely to fail at singing: ‘Don’t Stop Me Now’ by Queen (1978)*
Video Game Soundtrack: Super Mario Bros 2
Mutant Superhero: Scott Summers, AKA Cyclops
Non-Mutant Superhero: Eh, they’re all fine. Cap I guess
Beer: Anything not sour
Food: Pizza, any and all kind. And tacos. Taco Pizza?
*Not to be confused with ‘Don’t Stop Believing’ by Journey
Want to know more? Interested in what I have to say on a particular topic, movie or book? Ask me a question or recommend something below in the comments section