Finding himself stranded on the small backwater planet known as “Earth”, Mark William Chase spends most of his free time writing short stories and novels, keeping up with the latest news in science and technology, and doing all the normal things human beings are in the habit of doing. Since 1998, he has been developing the steam fantasy world of Mythania and working on a series of novels and short stories set during the momentous War of Wars. At his day job, Mark (in the guise of his mild-mannered alter ego) works in the field of programming and software development.

Mark William Chase lives in Indianapolis, Indiana with his wife and three crazy cats who think they are the center of the universe. They are correct, of course, given the intrinsic expansion of space-time from its singular point of origin 13.73 billion years ago.

About this Site

With well over 100 million blogs in the world, I have no illusions that this little web site will, for the time being, suffer in the black abyssal void of obscurity from whence few blogs have ever returned. But all things are possible in the fullness of time.

That said, let me introduce myself to anyone who happens to stumble in here. I am an aspiring author of fantasy fiction and science-fantasy. My current project is the World of Mythania. Mythania is a steam-age fantasy world filled with wonders both magical and technological, but devastated by war. You can discover more about the world of Mythania at

Of course, being an unpublished author does not do much to pay the bills. That’s where my other passion comes into play–namely, being a professional geek. For my day job I’m a programmer and web application developer.

As a result, this web site and blog will cover subjects ranging from fantasy and science fiction, to writing, software development, science, astronomy, the latest hit movies, and who knows what else. To read more about what I’m up to right now, please  visit my current projects page.