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Wizards’ World War (S.2): Dispatch 5- From Arbroath to Dublin


Tweet of the Day: What Do You Love About Your Dialogue? ——- Season 1 –  Dispatch 1(s.2) – Dispatch 4 – Dispatch 6 ——- Scottish Parliament Building, Holyrood, Edinburgh, Scotland,  3 January, 08:45 hrs GMT But from these countless evils we have been set free, by the help of Him Who though He afflicts yet […]

TV Tropes Monday: Courtly Love


Tweet of the Day: Cazotte: The Fantastique Writer Who Say Death ——- February is around the corner. That means lots of little hearts and cupids flying around allowing the greeting card companies to cash in on the holiday spirit for another fourteen days. All the mush and fake emotional obligations you can handle. Yuck! Who […]

Weekend Roundup: January 22-28 + HP Fic


Tweet of the Day: Faking Lesbianism in Pop Culture and Patriarchal Bargains ——- Interesting week this was. Both serials are on solid ground after something of a shaky start. I like the fact that I have a female MC in Wizards’ World War. I’m starting to like Gwen, a lot! Hope my readers feel the […]

Space for Rent: SOPA & The Problem with “Special Crimes”


Tweet of the Day: Here Kitty, Kitty ——- First off what is PIPA/SOPA all about: And it looked like the opponents succeeded. Or did they? Critics insisted that these bills were dangerous because they empowered the U.S. Government, based on mere accusations of piracy and copyright infringement, to shut down websites without any real due […]

Ambrosious the Warlord 3: A Round Table


Tweet of the Day: How to Choose Between a Big Word and a Small Word ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 – 2 – 4 ——- The doors of the hall burst open. “Father,” said Arthur. He dragged Gwenevere by the hand. Father turned, his back curved with the weight of the bear pelt draped […]

World Building Wednesday: YouTube as a Research Resource


Tweet of the Day: Odd Like Us ——– YouTube? You mean the land of anime themed videos, kittens and political hack jobs? Yes, the one and the same. For you see world building is as much about research as it is about, well, building worlds. research provides the cement that glues together the raw stirs […]

Wizards’ World War (S.2): Dispatch 4- One for the Road


Tweet of the Day: Back to the Daily ——- Season 1 – Dispatch 1 – Dispatch 3 – Dispatch 5 ——- The Rampant Unicorn Pub, Aberystwyth, Principality of Wales, 22 December, 13:09 hrs “And he gets up and says, ‘I’m alright!’” “So was he?” “Well no, he took one step and fell down, dead!” The […]