Tag Archives: critique

This Ugly Little War

Recently, during a discussion regarding the new Wonder Woman film, a comment was made: Let me put it this way: I write a beautiful poem all about how we should nuke New York. The poem is lovely. Gorgeous. The language … Continue reading

Posted in Artists That I Admire, On Writing, Poetry, Who I am | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wonder Woman

Let’s forget about the “superhero” universe for a minute. Let’s not worry about continuity and connectivity and just look at this film as a film, as if it exists all by itself.  Okay? Now, that’s easy for me, since I … Continue reading

Posted in Artists That I Admire, On Promotion, pulp revival | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Hike by Drew Magary

I picked up Drew Magary’s novel The Hike on audiobook a while back because it was the Audible deal of the day and the concept sounded interesting. I listened to it shortly after I got it, and I was favorably … Continue reading

Posted in Artists That I Admire, New Wave, On Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Mary Sue Ain’t Nothing But A Sandwich

It’s not uncommon for the same subject to come up on several of the writer’s groups that I follow at the same time, which I attribute to a kind of Fortian/Jungian mass unconscious, although it’s more likely because there’s a … Continue reading

Posted in Artists That I Admire, New Wave, On Writing, pulp revival | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enough With This Genre Foolishness Already

Lately I have been seeing some discussion regarding the subject of Genre that has grown acrimonious, with people whom I like and admire on various sides of the question. I’m not going to link to any of the posts because … Continue reading

Posted in Artists That I Admire, On Promotion, On Publishing, On Writing, Poetry, pulp revival | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Welcome To My Nightmare

Okay, so I am closing on 40,000 words of Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts and I’d really like to get some feedback on the story so far–what works, what doesn’t, how the pacing feels, is the worldbuilding consistent, are the characters … Continue reading

Posted in Bad Dreams & Broken Hearts, On Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Blog up on Castalia House

I have never owned a Dungeon Masters Guide.

Posted in Artists That I Admire, On Publishing, On Writing, pulp revival | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment