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Night Shift – Free on Wattpad

I am trying something new!  I have started to post an episodic novel on Wattpad.  This work will be free to view on this platform.  Further episodes will be added regularly.  My goal is to add another episode every week on Friday evening or Saturday morning. Night Shift on Wattpad! In New Angeles, crime is … Continue reading Night Shift – Free on Wattpad

Science Fiction Genres – Part One

Interstellar space travel, alien invasions, nuclear holocaust, and futuristic computers; what do all of these thing have in common? They are all elements found within science fiction literature.  We looked at the history of science fiction in our last installment.  Many works of science fiction fit nicely into a well established set of sub-genres, while others defy … Continue reading Science Fiction Genres – Part One

Night Shift – Episode Seven

Episode Seven of Night Shift is now up on Wattpad! In New Angeles, crime is part of the daily business of running the city. But when a investigation of a dead body starts turning up more questions than answers, homicide detective Harold Peterson finds himself unraveling a decades-old conspiracy that leads him to the highest … Continue reading Night Shift – Episode Seven

The History of Science Fiction

As broad in scope as our series on the fantasy genre was, exploring all that is encompassed by the name Science Fiction is an undertaking of epic proportions!  Like daring explorers setting out to discover uncharted worlds, we are taking the first steps into realms of both the unknown and the unknowable! CLICK HERE for … Continue reading The History of Science Fiction

Discovering New Worlds

    Expanding on my work exploring the many sub-genres of speculative fiction here at, I will be diving into each of them in-turn and trying my own hand at writing them, exclusively for Peak Story Reviews! "Discovering New Worlds" with B.K. Bass will explore various sub-genres of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Each … Continue reading Discovering New Worlds

Everything ‘Punk!

Our article on the 'Punk genres, such as cyberpunk and steampunk, is now availbable. CLICK HERE to read the full article! Like a mechanical octopus rising from the deep, the various ‘punk genres of speculative fiction can be surprising, amusing, and frightening!  The ‘punk genres often blur the lines between different types of speculative fiction.  … Continue reading Everything ‘Punk!

The Burning Sands: Cressus

Cressus is the southernmost city on the northern peninsula. Situated near the Cressian Oasis, there is a sufficient water supply to sustain the city. Surplus water is still imported from Shem, and then traded to the lands of Kosh in the south. Cressus lies near the edge of The Great Sand Sea and is plagued … Continue reading The Burning Sands: Cressus