Archive | March 2012

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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 […]