Tag Archive | writing

Happy New Years and Cover Reveal

  Hello and Happy New Year oh gentle readers. Normally this would be a post recounting some of the events of last year: the good, the bad,  and the ugly. And while 2017 had a few of the first and a lot of the second and third, instead I will focus on the future. The […]

TV Tropes Monday: The Theocracy

  Tweet of the Day: Crash Curse Literature: George Orwell’s 1984 Part #2 The Theocracy, a government for and by God. Men rule and are ruled in the name of a higher power and under strict religious principles. The word of the religious authorities is absolute. After all how can you argue against the word […]

The Life and Death of Mass Effect: A Failed Trilogy

  Tweet of the Day: Mass Effect: Andromeda- Update from the Studio It is almost official, the Mass Effect gaming franchise is dead. But how did it come to this?

TV Tropes Monday: Apocalypse Cult

  Tweet of the Day: From Dark to Dark: Yes, Women Have Always Written Space Opera  The world as we know it will end, it always does. Don’t believe me, just ask the civilizations of the Hindus river valley, the eastern Mediterranean bronze cultures, or the Western Roman Empire. Wait, you can’t, because they are […]

TV Tropes Monday: Mundane Dogmatic

  Tweet of the Day: Becoming Deviant How hard is your science fiction? That is a question that lurked in the shadows of the genre since the beginning. For some anything beyond 20 minutes into the future is sci-fi, even if it had elves, psychic magic, and teleportation. For the futurist, science fiction was a […]

TV Tropes Monday: Walking Tanks

  Tweet of the Day: Doggie Keepsake  When the giant robot craze started in Japan in the 1960s, the first robots were essentially gigantic robotic super heroes, a Japanese version of Superman but with missiles, photonic rays and piloted by teenagers with strange hairdos. In reaction to that, other animated shows, went the “real robot” […]

Writers: When Writing About Mythological Gender/Sex

  Tweet of the Day: The Complexities of Trans Gerudo Town Remember that in most traditions, the Deities/Gods are pansexual for a variety of reasons: 1. They were the first beings at or before the creation of the universe. In order for the creation to make sense, the deities need to be flexible in a […]