Tag Archive | fiction

ME2: One Night in Nos Astra with….Tali


  Azure, Nos Astra, Illium, A few days after the destruction of the Alpha Relay… As much as he loved the Normandy, his ship, Shepard longed for a quiet moment in the sun, without bullets buzzing overhead or explosions tearing down the scenery. A quiet moment to feel the wind brush against his skin as […]

Space for Rent: Media and the Boxing of LGBT Culture


    Tweet of the Day: The Islamic Roots of Science Fiction ——- What do I mean when I say, “boxing?” I mean that you take a group, such as members of the LGBT community and dropped them in a cultural box for the convenience of those outside of the group, in other words, stereotyping. […]

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 […]

Space for Rent: Point of Change


    Tweet of the Day: The Politics of Science Fiction ——- If you, like me, exists in the world of writers and their books, you might have heard about the #WeNeedDiverseBooks social media campaign. It is a simple campaign directed at the book industry, from authors to publishers and libraries to write, publish and […]

Wolf’s Night


Tweet of the Day: Did people in the Middle Ages take baths? ——– Winter of the Year of Our Lord 876, Somerset Levels, Somerset, Kingdom of Wessex Olaf watched the impenetrable darkness. The cold air that blew from the sea across the marshes whipped his blond hair. The rest of the war band sat close […]

World Building Wednesday: Fictionalizing Your World Building


Tweet of the Day: More than Magic & Gadgets- Taking Science Fiction and Fantasy to Another Level ——– Show don’t Tell, or so the old writing adage goes. So much so that I either read or written the line above at least once in the last year. It is one of the reasons why most […]

Wizards’ World War Season 2- Dispatch 1: From the Frontlines


Tweet of the Day: Hook the Reader With a Sneak Peek ——- New year, new season of Wizards’ World War, my Urban Fantasy serial. Last season a group of American magi managed to stop the ever growing conflict between their kind and elements of the U.S. government. But while one fire simmers another roars across […]

Space for Rent: Collision at the End of Time


Tweet of the Day: The music muse? ——– Turning and turning in the widening gyre     The falcon cannot hear the falconer;     Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;     Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,     The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere     The ceremony of […]

Space for Rent: Fiction as a Reflection of Reality


Tweet of the Day: A Perfect Red ——- Art is a mirror of reality. Art is part of reality, as surely are the mirror is part of the room it resides in. No matter how distorted the image, it is just a reflection and just as revealing. Fiction, as a subset of the art of […]

Sunday Tweet: Horses and Other Animals in Fiction


Tweet of the Day: Horses in Fantasy ——- Animals, both mundane and fantastic about in fiction just as they do in real life, in spite our attempts to eradicate them or domesticate them. Yes, thank you for my ginormous check, unnamed environmental group with abundant love of all things fuzzy. Animals, and animal themes come […]