Archive | February 2013
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Tweet of the Day: Sword and Laser Anthology ——- This sub-genre of fantasy puts the dark back into the dark ages. It is an counter argument to the idea of an Arcadian past. The worlds portrayed in dark fantasy are dirty, messy, violent and by our standards immoral. All the familiar elements are there, but […]
Tweet of the Day: Strings of Retaliation -13a ——- The moment video games entered the scene they competed with television and movies for a audience share. Unlike movies and television, video games promised something more: Interactivity. The inherent promise of video games was that you could do more than just watch your hero on the […]
Tweet of the Day: The Brontë Brow: visiting the phrenologist. ——- I am a naturally curious person. I love science and history and the more obscure the subject, the more fascinating I find it. So I may pass on dinosaurs because they have been done to… a lot, but something on the earliest […]
Tweet of the Day: Oscar loves a white savior ——- Reading the article I linked to above (the Tweet of the Day) got me thinking that a) this is a writing blog and b) that not all tropes are good. That means that I should, once in awhile, write post related to writing in general. […]
Tweet of the Day: Praise the Lord and pass the genre ammunition ——- There comes a time in any life when the student becomes the master. It happens in all kinds of disciplines including writing. So, it is no surprise that as genres mature, those that grew up reading them write their own reaction to […]