E. M. Foner
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E. M. Foner

I wrote Date Night on Union Station while taking a break from work on a science fiction epic I've been struggling with for years. The goal was to cheer myself up and to find out if there is still an audience for a science fiction comedy that gets its laughs from dialogue and funny situations rather than from gross-outs and shocks.

I received so many requests to extend the Date Night universe into a series that I put aside my epic for an extended period to write a sequel, Alien Night on Union Station, and I've since become addicted to the characters who seem to be writing themselves. Especially the dog.

The EarthCent series could be rated PG, no bloodshed, no graphic sex, no four letter words. And after years of imagining a galaxy for my epic in which multiple human civilizations are at war with each other, it did me a world of good to write about a galaxy where most people are just trying to make a living and find some joy in life.

Each book is a self-contained story so there are no cliff-hangers. My main interest in the EarthCent universe, aside from the relations between people, aliens and AI, is imagining what happens with species who have had access to high-tech for, in some cases, tens of millions of years. Do they continue to work? Do they continue to care? Do they die out, go back to nature, try to elevate themselves to gods? How do the nearly omniscient AI deal with issues like monetary policy and rental agreements?

Fans of historical Sci Fi are welcome to visit the collection of links to free works on Kindle I've curated on my IFITBREAKS.COM website. I thought "If It Breaks" was a pretty cool name for stories that mainly deal with the future. I can be contacted through the website as well.

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    • By: E.M. Foner
    • Narrated by: Hollie Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 49 mins
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