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Weekend Roundup: September 23-29 + More After Earth Chronicles


Tweet of the Day:Β  More Than A Vessel: Women of the Walking Dead ——- October is upon us and it is going to be a busy one for me: A return to serial fiction (Wizards’ World War), Writing a novella for an SFR anthology (member only, but it is free to join), Running a monthly […]

Space for Rent: On the Surface


Tweet of the Day: The Black Fantastic: Highlights of Pre-World War II African and African-American Speculative Fiction ——- Recently I came across this article on the Internet.Β  It is a petition geared Wizards of the Coast, the company that produces Dungeon & Dragons. I found the title intriguing since it had the word “diversity” on […]

Lessons from the Aether


Tweet of the Day:Β  Yet Another Pitfall of Multi-POV Stories ——- Wow, this place looks a bit forlorn, like it needs something, a post mayhap? Yes, but I ran out ideas for the world building series, so what now? How about more video game posts? Or movies, haven’t seen many this summer, but everybody likes […]

A Filler Post: Facts About Garrus Vakarian


Tweet of the Day: Where’d You Get That Black Hat? ——– Yes, this is a filler post. Yes, it is about Mass Effect. Yes, I “borrowed” the idea from somebody at deviantArt, who borrowed it from the Internet at large. Yes, I am a fanboy. 😦 No, I don’t have any shame, because I don’t […]

TV Tropes Monday: Establishing Character Moment


Tweet of the Day: Every Witch Way: Witches in Fantasy ——- As tropes go this one is as self-explanatory as they come. Yet, pulling it off successfully is difficult, especially in print. Visual media has the advantage that it shows a great amount of detail with an image, we are visual creatures after all. But […]

Blinded by Love: Fans and Their Love Affairs


Tweet of the Day: Introducing…The Physical Attribute Thesaurus! ——– I saw this video yesterday and it made me a little sad. How so? I found myself crossing a line that one does best to steer clear off. I’m talking about the line from simple fan to obsessive “fanboy.” As long time readers of this blog […]

Weekend Roundup: September 16 – 21


Tweet of the Day: The Martians Are Coming ——- Another week of endings. It seems that have less and less material to dig up. Yes, World Building Wednesdays is coming to an end, or at least it will go on the dreaded state called hiatus. I am thinking of bringing back old content (WWW anyone?) […]

Space for Rent: Incentuos Relationships


Tweet of the Day: Some Mechanism Underlying Narrative Tension ——- Scandal. Controversy. Distrust. Commingling. Fiduciary. Wait, what was that last one? 2fiduciary adjective :of, relating to, or involving a confidence or trust: as a :held or founded in trust or confidence b :holding in trust c : depending on public confidence for value or currency […]

World Building Wednesdays: Character Does Not Equal Culture


Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 7.38: Writing Love Scenes ——- It seems I run out of world building posts. That happens, so this will be last one for awhile. I’m hoping I can fill the slot with something just as useful but I can’t make any promises. I will endeavor to keep posting stuff […]

TV Tropes Monday: Cultural Rebel


  Tweet of the Day: BETWEEN- A New Urban Fantasy…Coming Soon ——– Definition of OUTLIER 1 : a person whose residence and place of business are at a distance 2 : something (as a geological feature) that is situated away from or classed differently from a main or related body 3 : a statistical observation […]