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Space of Rent: Paging Mr. Murphy

Tweet of the Day: My Memory Sucks —– Anything that can go wrong…. And I should know better. But wait, didn’t I take a break from blogging to concetrate on my WiP? Yeah, about that…. Started the week with an awful cold, which I still have. Then my mom collapsed in her kitchen and dad […]

Weekend Roundup + Breaking News: March 18-24

Tweet of the Day: Freudian Friday: The Salvatore Brothers ——– First the Breaking News! I’m taking a break from blogging. <Cue audience, “Aaaaawwww!”> Yes, yes I know you will miss me, a bit. But to be honest I need to concentrate on my WiP. I realized that what people say about your first book(s) is […]

Space for Rent: Art for Art Sake Meets the Public as Patron

Tweet of the Day: When the Reader Becomes the Enemy: Lessons from Pottermore ——– This is one those post that until now sat on my draft folder for no other reason that I did not know how to express my idea(s) about the subject in a coherent manner. Enter Mass Effect 3. If you haven’t […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2) Dispatch 14: London Calling Pt. III

Tweet of the Day: Do You Know the Two Ingredients in a Perfect Ending? ——- Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 13 – Dispatch 15 ——- Ludgate Hill, City of London, UK, 26 July, 04:45 hrs GMT Gwen drop me off somewhere in the city hours ago. The wind whipped past me east, […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2): Dispatch 13- London Calling Pt. II

Tweet of the Day: Baldur as Old Norse Answer to Jesus ——– Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 12 – Dispatch 14 ——– Whitechapel, City of London, UK, 26 July, 00:35 hrs GMT London burned. London panicked. London fought. The firestorm illuminated the  dark city skyline. Made it easier to track the devastation […]

Wizards’ Word War (s.2): Dispatch 12- London Calling Pt. 1

Tweet of the Day: Character Trait Entry: Stubborn ——– Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 11 – Dispatch 13 ——– London Bridge is falling down, Falling down, falling down. London Bridge is falling down, My fair lady ——– City of London, UK, 25 July, 20:30 hrs GMT London calling, yes, I was there, […]

TV Tropes Monday: Pyrrhic Victory

Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 7.12: Writing the Omniscient Viewpoint ——– As a war/combat/conflict trope Pyrrhic Victory always looms over the horizon of any narrative centered around war/competition. It is so well known that it is easy to ignore/misrepresent or exaggerate. It boils down to the following: a victory so costly that it invalidates […]

Weekend Roundup: March 11-17

Tweet of the Day: Freudian Friday: A Woman’s Right to Know ——- There was a bit of a running theme though out the week, brought to you by my massive disappointment (SPOILERS) of the ending of Mass Effect 3. Yeah, you know, the game I’ve been hyping on this blog on and off oh, I […]

Space for Rent: Premises and Promises

Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation – 2b – Closure ——- prem·ise  (prms) n. also prem·iss (prms) 1. A proposition upon which an argument is based or from which a conclusion is drawn. 2. Logic a. One of the propositions in a deductive argument. b. Either the major or the minor proposition of a […]

Ambrosius the Warlord 9: The Grail

Tweet of the Day: On The Topic of Saying No ——- Severus the Rogue – 1 –8 –10 ——- Brave cousin Kay went down Cornubia’s way. Through roads and fields he searched for Tintagel. But on a turn of the road, he met a surly troll that with one swipe of the fist smashed his […]