Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Whovians: Fans versus “Fans”

“There is no cause so right that you will not find fools following it.” –Larry Niven Thus it seems with fandoms. There is no story so good, so innocent, or so full of lessons worth passing on that you will … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Disappeared by Kristine Kathryn Rusch

The Disappeared, a Retrieval Artist novel by Kristine Kathryn Rusch (Amazon smile link with affiliate code included) In the interest of full disclosure: I discovered this book via Storybundle. That is all. An entertaining blend of science fiction, mystery, and … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Changing the Subject

Also known as changing the subject without actually changing the subject. Not too long ago, my mother and I were conversing about… various things. Somewhere along the lines we got to talking about words that are considered offensive for one … Continue reading

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Perplexed About: Mars movies

I have, a few months back, come across the TVTropes page for “Gainax Ending.” I don’t remember why, exactly, I clicked that page, but I do remember one comment that bugs me to no end. And I remembered it just … Continue reading

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Writing “exercise”

What do I want that would help me in my writing? Well, there’s always the obvious. More books for research. A newer laptop (and smaller; an 11- or 12-inch would suffice). A second modem or a mobile hotspot. My parents … Continue reading

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Widgets for Writing Progress?

I have a dilemma. I would like some kind of widget to display my writing progress, but it must meet certain criteria. It must not depend on word count. I don’t want to set a numerical goal, and just show … Continue reading

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Prologues…Taboo or Not Taboo?

Warning: quite long. It is, apparently, an old saying that you should not discuss politics or religion. As society progresses, other topics are added to this list, things that nobody should discuss except with great care. Some communities have added … Continue reading

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Artists/authors: Give a feature, get a feature

A lot of people on deviantArt are using their journals to spread art around. It starts when one deviant advertises the willingness to feature other people’s art. Then people begin commenting on that journal, and the first x number of … Continue reading

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Weird writing prompts

What do you do, if you know of a conspiracy, but are cursed to never speak of it? I’ve posted this one up on FaceBook, and I gave it as one of two possible story prompts to a fellow deviantArt … Continue reading

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I’ve created a new site!

I’ve just begun uploading information about some of my writing to my new blog. You can read what I’ve got over at Pioneers of the Shattered Waters. (I really need a shorter address.) As I continue to add details, I … Continue reading

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