Tag Archive | law

TV Tropes Monday: Hauled Before a Senate Subcommittee

    Tweet of the Day: Quick Anthology Reviews ——- Our intrepid hero can defeat the bad guy, save the day and be home by supper by kicking, punching, or shooting his way through any obstacle. Unless he gets Hauled Before a Senate Subcommittee. The scenario comes in two forms: 1) the hero is hauled […]

World Building Thursday: Legal Systems

  Tweet of the Day: Thou Shall Make Time to Write ——- Many an author, when creating a fictional society will do one of two things, either borrow from modern law codes or create arbitrary laws for their society, just to give it a sense of uniqueness. But the law is more than just a […]

Space for Rent: Selling digital products means knowing when to give up the ghost

Tweet of the Day: About my fiction: the weird and wonderful world of Hedron ——- Possession might be nine tenths of the law, but it is not ten out of ten.   Every first year law students are taught that ownership is like having a bundle of sticks with each stick representing a set of rights […]

World Building Wednesdays: Sex and Culture

Tweet of the Day: A Reaction to Klein’s Pyramid of Literary Quality ——– Marriage, Courtship, Reproduction, Sexual Roles, Sexual Identity, Religion, Law, Economy. All of those things are touch by or related in some way or another to sex. And I am not talking about sex as titillation for the reader (or writer) but as […]

On Writing: Fan Fiction

Tweet of the Day: Exercise Your “What-if” Muscle ——– According to Wikipedia, fan fiction is: Fan fiction (alternately referred to as fanfiction, fanfic, FF, or fic) is a broadly-defined term for fan labor regarding stories about characters (or simply fictional characters) or settings written by fans of the original work, rather than by the original […]

The Dead Hand that Reaches Beyond the Grave

The door chimed as I entered the offices of McMillan and Co. The waiting room was nice enough, a few chairs and a desk with an attractive young woman sitting behind it. Presented with two choices; either sit and wait or hand the letter over to the secretary and ask to see the solicitor I […]