The Arrival of Man on Earth – “Daimones Trilogy”

The original home planet lost for ever: “The loss of Tiamat, and the lives which were also lost, constitute what we call the First Loss. This event took place around 65 million years in the past of your time. Your race caused that loss and all subsequent events.” Daimones (The Daimones Trilogy Book 1) Nautilus […]

Daimones and the End of the Mesozoic

How the story of the dinosaurs’ demise was uncovered. Part of the research conducted for Daimones and its alternative-history dating back 65 million years telling the end of the Mesozoic and the arrival of mammals and humans. “Understanding how we decipher a great historical event written in the book of rocks may be as interesting as the […]

SF Predates Science

When research is done properly, it often happens that SF predates science. By the way, it’s called URIBI, not Planet X ! EVIDENCE FOR A DISTANT GIANT PLANET IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Recent analyses have shown that distant orbits within the scattered disk population of the Kuiper Belt exhibit an unexpected clustering in their respective […]

Daimones “On the Gods and the World”

Daimones is not your usual post-apocalyptic story. It has been a disturbing read for many readers, but for a vast larger group of discerning readers it has been quite a discovery. The trilogy has sold in excess of 10,000 copies to date. Maybe you’ll be one more after this post? Happy reading   Daimones (The […]

Add Symbols to Add Depth

The use of symbols is one way to increase the depth of your writing. Many a doctoral thesis has been written on symbolism and there are many that still can be written. This post will only skim the surface to plant a seed, the expression ‘plant a seed’ being a symbol itself, albeit a trite one. However, […]

The Birth of a Novel

A few days ago, I was asked to share the truth about the birth of a novel, my novel. The interviewer suspected that what is narrated in the novel came from real life experiences. She said, “there are things that are difficult to invent.” She’s not wrong. They must be suffered first to become a […]

Scenes, Stages, and Representations

In real life, over-reacting is not kosher. “Don’t make a scene” — we often say whenever things get too emotional. As writers, though, we have to create scenes both off and on paper and root lots of emotions there. In narrative writing, think in terms of scenes like scriptwriters do. While writing, they use location, set, props, movement and characters. […]

Finalist of the Indie Excellence® Awards :: Wire Service Media

DAIMONES – Vol.1 of The Daimones Trilogy by Massimo Marino – FINALIST of The National Indie Excellence Award in Science Fiction The National Indie Excellence® Awards (NIEA) was created to help establish self-publishing as a proud, legitimate, and strong facet of the publishing industry. NIEA is proud to be a champion of self-publishers and small & […]

Finalist – Indie Excellence Award 2014

Daimones (Daimones Trilogy) has been selected by the Jury as Finalist in Science Fiction for the Indie Excellence Award 2014 “The Indie Excellence® Winners & Finalists recognize the books that demonstrate an indefinable synergy of elements that makes for overall excellence.” LOS ANGELES, CA – In its eighth year, the National Indie Excellence Book Awards continues […]

What Resonates With Readers

In Kindle, readers may highlight passages of the book they’re reading. They can also share highlights with others and the notes and quotes will appear at the end of the book’s page on Amazon. The help note from Amazon says: “Shared Notes & Highlights are the thoughts and passages that Kindle readers have shared while […]

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