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Weekend Writing Warriors- /#8Sunday/05-31-2015/Do Not Suffer A Witch to Live

    Welcome to another edition of the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This time we are mixing things up a little bit with a snippet from my ongoing urban fantasy serial, Wizards’ World War. Five minutes from today the world discovers that magic is very real, and very dangerous. This plunges the globe into […]

Mass Effect/AEC: ANN News-Timeline for February 18, 2197

  Tweet of the Day: The Connection Between Emotional Wounds and Basic Needs ——- ANN Central Studios, Vancouver, North American Union, Earth, Sol System, Local Group, February 18, 2197 ANN: Timeline with Richard Garrett   Richard Garrett– This is Sunday, February 18, 2197 and welcome to another edition of Timeline. As always we have in […]

Mass Effect/AEC: Chapter 25 (c.2)- Capitol

Tweet of the Day:  Bad Life Decisions: Make Me Read Theodore Beale ——- Seventh Floor Our Lady of Hope Hospital, New Bristol, Chav, Landam System, Crescent  Nebula, February 15, 2197 I rounded the corner of the stairwell and collided with a Cerberus trooper. I parried his rifle barrel with my own then stabbed him deep […]

TV Tropes Monday: Everything Is an iPod in the Future

    Tweet of the Day: WeWriWa – Boys ——- This is a sci-fi world building trope, common in television, movies and video games due to their visual component but not entirely absent from books. It is proof positive that are visions of the future are merely projections of the present. The technology is minimalist, […]

Mass Effect/AEC- ANN News: Explosive Allegations Against W-Y

Tweet of the Day: Sega Satun: How one decision destroyed PlayStation’s greatest rival ——- ANN News Desk on The Citadel February 19, 2197 Explosive Allegations Against W-Y by By Iris Dunnigan CITADEL, THE PRESIDIUM- The leader of a Czerka Arms rescue/security team sent to investigate the loss of the colony of WY-557 (Styx Theta Cluster) […]

TV Tropes Monday: Broken Base

    Tweet of the Day: A Proposal at Sword Point ——- Something happened in the fandom, because something always happens in the fandom, and when that something happened, the fandom shattered into a million pieces and a billion repetitive arguments. Welcome to the Broken Base. But why should an author care about such things? […]

Weekend Writing Warriors/#8Sunday/05-17-2015/-Trust

Welcome to another entry into the Weekend Writing Warriors blog chain. This snippet is taken from my WiP, Lessons of War. Three hundred years after the death of the last Emperor of the Third Dynasty, the Throne of Stars, the seat of the galactic empire sits empty. But the recent death of the Duke and […]

Weekend Roundup: May 10-16

  Tweet of the Day: Blurry Eavesdroppers ——- Summer is here in full force. Yes we have a drought in a tropical island. It rains but the failures of decades old infrastructure means that if it drizzles instead of pouring, the tap goes dry. Water rationing started this week and will continue until the foreseeable […]

Space for Rent: Skin Deep

“Race is not real, it is a social construct.” Or…. “There is no such thing as race.” True, from a purely scientific point of view. The differences between the “races” of humanity is literally skin deep, a mixture of melanin and dietary adaptations. You can not find any significant markers at the genetic level, except […]

Mass Effect/AEC- ANN News: Alliance Captures Cerberus Shipyards

Tweet of the Day: A Sermon in Silver-Guilt ——- ANN News Desk on The Citadel February 12, 2197 Alliance Captures Cerberus Shipyards by By Iris Dunnigan CITADEL, THE PRESIDIUM- The Systems Alliance military announced that earlier this month a wolf pack of Alliance frigates supported by fighters from the carrier SSV Hawking launched an operation […]