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TV Tropes Monday: Crapsack World

Tweet of the Day: Man Against Nature-How to Make it Work ——- Is your book, TV series or movie set in a happy-go-lucky universe of rainbows and unicorns? Well, this ain’t it. This place sucks. This place stinks. It sucks the life out of you and stinks of brimstone and cat piss. You ain’t in […]

Weekend Roundup: April 22-28

Tweet of the Day: Celtic Sun Worship ——- Hello children! As you might have guessed, I’m back in the bloging game.  It feels good to return to my post as the premiere keyboard commando. Okay, my happiness got the better of me. Still, good to be back and present you with a week (or close […]

Space for Rent: The History of Story Endings in Video Games

Tweet of the Day: Does Your Story Need Subplots? ——– And what it can teach us about our writing. History time children! Back in the olden days of video games, where quarters and cartridges ruled, all you had to do was sit in front of the screen, drop a coin (or plug in a cartridge) […]

Mass Effect 3: The Last

Tweet of the Day:  A to Z Challenge: Used Future ——— After three games and hundreds of hours of game play, I arrived at the end of the Mass Effect trilogy and found myself…. Confused…. Angry…. Disappointed… So I did the one thing I hate to do when it comes to fan fiction, write a […]

Wizards’ World War (s.2) Dispatch 15: Down Time

Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation- 5a- Office ——- Season 1 – Dispatch (s.2) 1 – Dispatch 14 – Dispatch 16 ——- Housing Estate, Harlow, Essex, UK, 28 July, 09:32 hrs GMT I felt too tired to sleep or do anything else but wonder around the tiny flat in a daze. It was a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Lipstick Lesbian

  Tweet of the Day: Revealing Writer ——– A lipstick lesbian is a lesbian who dresses and acts in a manner that is considered conventionally feminine (for instance, wearing lipstick). Main-character lesbians on TV tend to fall into this category more often, as it’s often seen as “safer”, unless the show is going for “edgy”. […]

And Back Again

Tweet of the Day: In Other News ——– Well, the break is over. I know, I know, I said I would take the whole month, but considering how the month went so far, and that my only posting (besides obligatory blog chain) went something like this: WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!! Not a single letter written on my WiP. […]

AW’s April 2012 Blog Chain: The Lookout

Tweet of the Day: Now We Are Free ——- This is my entry into the AW April 2012 Blog Chain: Starting Date: Monday, April 2, 2012 Open to all forum members, even after it starts! This month’s prompt: Dead Bunnies I’m not even going to touch that one Write wherever the prompt inspires you, fiction […]

Space for Rent: Rod Serling-Then and Today

Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation – 3a – Back ——- I saw this video on and found it fascinating. Mike Wallace interviewing Rod Serling on the subjects of writing and censorship, subjects that are close to my heart: The first thought that struck was: Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose…. […]