Innovation and Brutality; Reflections on Science Fiction Trends

Innovation and Brutality; Reflections on Science Fiction Trends

Whether or not science-fiction is ‘your thing’, most people have seen a movie or read a book which falls into the category. Science-fiction sings to us about the future of humanity. About our hopes and fears. About our potential to create and our tendency to destroy. But despite being set in the far flung future, …

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Writing Process; Getting it All Out

Writing Process; Getting it All Out

A friend recently asked me about the process I use when writing my novels. As promised, here’s the second half (first post here). Step 4: Outlining Once you have all the pieces of your puzzle, it’s time to start putting them together. This will be the first, rudimentary draft of your story. When you put …

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Writing to Live

Writing to Live

My love affair with books began at a young age. In my earliest memories, I always had a book with me. I recall being particularly fond of Monster at the End of this Book, There’s a Wocket in my Pocket, The Lorax and the ever wonderful Oh the Thinks you can Think. I’m told that …

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My Absence

My Absence

My apologies for the lack of updates! I never intended to let this site sit so long unattended. I had planned to at least keep the blog up to date with my latest exploits in both the writing and IT worlds, but sadly life has kept me rather busy. In June of this year, my …

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New Site

New Site

Hello and welcome to Cosmic Desire! My name is Megan Cutler; internet alias “Striker”. I am a writer and an IT networking specialist. Recently, I finished writing my third novel, a space opera which I hope to have published in the near future. The writing section of the site will document my journey as I …

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