Tag Archive | space opera

Welcome to Hellas


  Tweet of the Day: Robert Goddard’s Secret Plan for the Future of Mankind in Space ——- Which is Greek for…Greece. But this is not just a post about a summer holiday down on the bright blue med, basking in the white brightness of hillside homes in Santorini, this is about something else entirely: A […]

TV Tropes Monday: Space Marines


Tweet of the Day: Garden Parties ——– If Space is an Ocean then when it comes to boarding actions, planetary assaults and all around fighting prowess, you call on the Space Marines. These brave troopers can run the gamut from common cannon fodder to elite invincible machines of destruction. Often they are the former if […]

Genre as Argument: Space Opera


Tweet of the Day: The Land in Between ——- It is hard to say what argument, if any, this genre makes, since pinning down a definition of what space opera is hard enough. In the broadest sense, Space Opera is “X in space” whether X is a pirate, a cowboy, a knight or an explorer […]

World Building Wednesdays: The Checklist


Tweet of the Day: Trolling the Trollosphere – Staying Sane in a World of Crazy ——- I always start a new project with a checklist, or series of checklist. They serve two purposes, first as a brainstorming device the second to map key world building points. The second point requires further explanation. Let say I’m […]

Sunday Tweet: Six Sentence Sunday-Starfall


I saw this on Aheïla blog and decided to give it a go. Of course, she is much better at it than me, but still I’ll give it a try. Don’t forget to click on the link and check her place out. You won’t regret it. ——- For my six sentences I’ll use my unfinished […]