Author Diane Dooley is here to dish about
how she’s expanding her debut science fiction romance BLUE
GALAXY into all sorts of fun installments. She has the creative freedom to
approach sci-fi romance from a new angle and it sounds like the journey will be
a real treat for readers whose motto is “expect the unexpected.”
The Galaxy Express: Please describe the world
of your Blue trilogy in the form of a travel brochure.
Dooley: Enter the Blue Universe at your own peril. This is an experience for
only the most foolhardy of travelers.
starving and environmentally-degraded Planet Earth behind aboard a charming rustbucket
of a space freighter. Be sure the captain isn’t drunk when he enters the jump
coordinates. Share nutripacks with the captain’s delightful companion, but DO
NOT piss her off.
brothels and drug dens of the space station, Artemis, the fabled ‘last port
before the dark,’ being careful not to encounter the station’s owner, the man
they say is guilty of crimes against humanity. Go jump around the universe,
being careful to avoid the space pirates, warlords, murderers and lunatics.
Do not go
to Valhalla Station! If it’s all too much for you, ask to be dumped on the
dull-as-ditchwater planet, Pastorale. Wait there in utter boredom until you are
rescued and returned to Earth to die a slow death of starvation. Bon voyage!
TGE: What is the title of the second
installment? Can you give us a hint about the premise?