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Weekend Roundup: August 24-30

Tweet of the Day: Why I write: a major revelation ——- And like that summer comes to a close, or does it? The rains have come back, but the ground still swelters. I did manage to post some original fiction, inspired by Tumblr of all places. I don’t want to spoil the ending but it […]

Space for Rent: Stop Killing the Author

Tweet of the Day: Saluting the Women Behind the Screen ——- I’ve have written extensively about arguments in writing, authorial intent, and ownership of works. But it seems that more and more everybody but the creator of a work, say a book, film, or video game is entitled to the content of the work in […]

Mass Effect: Standoff

Tweet of the Day: SF OBSCURE…SF comedy for the lazy days of August ——– Commander Turtman barked orders to one of his squads, “Sergeant Kratos your squad will guard the shuttles. I want them prepped in case we need to leave in a hurry.” “Yes clan chi… sir,” said the squad leader. Turtman shined his […]

TV Tropes: The Man Behind the Man

  Tweet of the Day: Game Changer: What Society Can Learn From the Economics Of Video Games ——- The heroes just cornered the bad guy, assaulted his lair, or fought him over the exploding volcano. With his dying breath he says, “There is another!” Wait…what? Indeed, the guy the heroes spent so much time fighting […]

And so is she.

  Tweet of the Day: The Woman in the Yellow Ruff ——- The knight held the torch as hand as high as he could.  Deeper he went through the twisting passages. Sweat soaked the camisole beneath the shiny breastplate. Each step took him closer to the lair of the beast. Each step brought him closer […]

Weekend Roundup: August 17-23

  Tweet of the Day: Boost Story Conflict By Exploring the Dark Side of Your Hero’s Best Qualities ——- Many moons ago I got into blogging out of frustration with politics. I needed an outlet to express my views and generally vent about it all. But along the way it consumed me in a very […]

Mass Effect/AEC: ANN News- Alliance Reforms Rank Structure (p.2)

Tweet of the Day: The Great Wall of Bleh ——– ANN News Desk April 6, 2196 Alliance Military Reforms Rank Structure By Amita Quita PRESIDIUM, CITADEL– The shakeup in the Alliance Military ranks system continues. The Alliance Navy has also revised its rank system to fit the growth in recruitment. However, as befitting the senior […]

Mass Effect/AEC: ANN News-Alliance Reforms Rank Structure

Tweet of the Day: Once Upon a Midnight Dreary…. ——– ANN News Desk From Alliance News Desk on the Citadel April 5, 2196 Alliance Military Reforms Rank Structure By Amita Quita PRESIDIUM, CITADEL-The Systems Alliance Navy Defense Council approved the change in rank structure after a recent report concluded that the old system, which merged […]

TV Tropes Monday: Heir Club for Men

Tweet of the Day: Thursday Special ~ At the Border ——- Henry the VIII, you remember him, of Anne Bolin, the Anglican Church, and the dead wives (some of which he ordered disposed of by means most fowl). You see Old H did this not only because he was the president of the Heir Club […]

Weekend Roundup: August 10-16

  Tweet of the Day: If you’re a cisgender woman writing m/m romance, sorry, you are not striking a blow for equality ——- I wanted to write a post on the situation in Ferguson, MO, but the flow of information is chaotic and unreliable to say the least. It will take sometime for things to […]