Tag Archive | books

Space for Rent: The Nature of Fandom


Tweet of the Day: Fallout ——– Fans, fandom, yes that old troublesome thing that hangs over every creative sort. They are the measure of success. But success comes at a price. The artist claims his creations as his own. The fan does the same. The reality floats somewhere in the between. We are elated when […]

Xmas Came Early


Tweet of the Day: Why I Hate Love Triangles ——– It literally arrived on the mail! Don’t believe me, here I’ll show you. First we have two books by the most excellent Jim Butcher: Most fitting for a cool, rainy, “I think this is still the tropics,” kind of Christmas Eve. Followed by: Apologies for […]

Mass Effect/After Earth Chronicles: The Written Word with Auramie J’Adala


Tweet of the Day: A Fascination With Vampires ——– ——– Mass Entertainment Broadcasting Studios, The Presidium, Citadel, July 5, 2196 Auramie J’Adala: Welcome to The Written Word, your weekly tour of the galactic literary scene, from fast pace action thrillers to classics from across Citadel space.This week I am happy to announce the long awaited […]

Space for Rent: The Space Between the Creator and the Audience


Tweet of the Day: The Pinnacle of Fanservice. A Citadel DLC Review. ——- Let us, yes you and I, engage in a simple exercise. Take a pamphlet or flyer, like the ones the hand out at the mall or stick under your car windshield. Then take a book from your collection, preferably a hard bound […]

TV Tropes Monday: Atlantis


Tweet of the Day: Walking the Ghosts ——- Want an ancient civilization with fantastic technology/magic/treasure that disappeared due to a world shaking catastrophe because of the hubris of Man. One word: Atlantis. You’re one stop shop for: ancient mysteries, all myths are true, human aliens, ancient astronauts, eldritch horrors and loopy philosophers looking for allegories […]

Space for Rent: The Fiction of the White Interpreter


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. […]

Breaking Radio Silence


  Tweet of the Day: Writing Excuses 7.48: Pixar Rules for Writing a Compelling Story ——- Posting has been twitchy of late. Lots of deadlines at the end of the month: ongoing series, an entry into an SFR anthology and some major changes to the current WiP. Talking of the WiP, I’m thinking that I […]