Tag Archive | books

Lessons for the Aether: National Novel Writing Month

Tweet of the Day: Designing from the Bones- Otherworld ——- A strange post today, for it is All Hollow’s Eve as well as the day before National Novel Writing Month. What makes it even weirder is that if there is a time and place to learn about writing and what it takes to be a […]

First Guest Blog Post

Tweet of the Day:  The Greek Gods: Zeus ——— I had a lovely chat with fellow SFR writer Diane Dooley the other day on Twitter although I can’t remember exactly what is it that we talked about, maybe something about sexuality on the page, or some such. Any who, I asked her, and she agreed […]

TV Tropes Monday: Status Quo is God

Tweet of the Day: Thought of the Day ——- This is a phenomenon in long running series, be they TV, movies or books. Nothing ever changes. Let me repeat that: NOTHING! All hail Status Quo as God! A million script ideas are sacrificed at the altar of this uncaring god, for he keeps permutation, character […]

Weekend Roundup: June 24-30

Tweet of the Day: History, Worldbuilding, and Bricolage ——– Another week of posts? How time flies when you’re having fun. It has been an interesting (and hot, oh bloody hell was it hot) week. Kicked off with me diving into a new sub-genre (Science Fiction Romance) and ended with some high level thinking about feminist […]

This Just In: I’m a SFR Writer!

Tweet of the Day: The SFR Brigade Midsummer Blog Hop! ——- “Life isn’t divided into genres. It’s a horrifying, romantic, tragic, comical, science-fiction cowboy detective novel. You know, with a bit of pornography if you’re lucky.” —Alan Moore Novel talk time. As some of you might know,  my latest project (non blog related) is sci-fi. […]

World Building Wednesdays: Aesthetics

Tweet of the Day: Surprise! Plausibility and Its Relationship to Tension and Plot Twists ——- aes·thet·ic noun \es-ˈthe-tik, is-, British usually ēs-\  1 plural but sing or plural in constr : a branch of philosophy dealing with the nature of beauty, art, and taste and with the creation and appreciation of beauty 2 : a […]

For the Love of Poe

Tweet of the Day: Illustrations that made Edgar Allan Poe’s stories even more horrifying ——- Long time readers of this blog know a few things about me including that I do not like horror yet I am a devoted fan of Edgar Allan Poe. How can I be a fan of Poe, the man that […]


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