Athena Grayson writes romantic fiction ranging from sci-fi romance to magical realism and contemporary fantasy. She loves to write characters who are more than they seem, and loves to play with beloved genre tropes in engaging and unique ways. She adores smart, sexy, beta heroes, and savvy heroines who aren’t afraid to demand–and get!–the best from their relationships. Underneath it all, she has a love of language and a deep respect for how words can uplift and transport us to a higher state of being, even if only for a few hours.
Her latest narrative adventure is a Sci-Fi romance weekly serial space opera. Written in part as an homage to all the science fiction books, movies, and TV that shaped her into the proud nerd that she is today, and in part to introduce the enduring thrill of romance into those adventures (combining her two great loves in fiction), “Huntress of the Star Empire” introduced new continuing episodes every Thursday for twelve weeks, just like your favorite TV series. The series “Season One” is now available for binge-reading in four boxed sets.
“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.” – Arthur C. Clarke Clarke’s Third Law above can’t help but draw the mind towards the understanding that magic–whether it’s the world of an English boy wizard, a fellow in a top hat and satin-lined cape, or an ancient system of causality and belief in a world […]
One of the driving forces in the Diesel era (roughly 1920s-1950s with wiggle room of about a decade on either side) is the DIY nature of the time. Automobiles were finally saturating the market, making the internal combustion engine something not only remarkable, but useful, and within the grasp of the average Joe. And in […]
We are all familiar with the Goodyear Blimp and the Superbowl and the occasional hot-air balloon. When we think of “blimp” we think of something rather like a large balloon–big, bulky, ungainly, and maybe just a little bit bumbly-looking, compared to a Stealth bomber or a fighter jet. Something harmless. Then we think of an […]