Magic, in one way of thinking, is the energy of creation. And so a Wizard (being a creature formulated from a human mind with no real existence) creates that which isn’t, out of that which will never be.
I fear for the young actors and actresses that I know who just want to have a career. Who have been unable to make ends meet here in Seattle and are taking their hopes and dreams with them to Hollywood. “All the […]
I write for children. Not young ones. I write for adolescents that are transitioning from youthful innocence into adulthood. That turbulent stage of life when their questions are almost too disturbing to […]
I am amazed at what sort of wheels tick in the minds of authors, and even more amazed at what catches on and spins off into the highway of popularity. Readers and fans embrace the well trodden roads, but I am the […]
Stan Faryna is an author, online strategist, entrepreneur, gamer, and unaccomplished gardener. He’s worked in think tanks, seen the Dead Sea Scrolls and the cave where they were found, mopped up the blood of a […]
As a fantasy writer who has run the gauntlet of attending workshops, perused online advice, and collected my fair share of rejections from agents, with comments such as “no one reads portal fantasies anymore” I […]
Engaging. Uniquely done. Artistically filmed. Some parts were a little redundant and could draw criticism. A little more information about the situation would have helped. I suggest if you haven’t seen it yet to […]
I suppose if you are in L.A. and someone is supplying you with a good portion of the 19 million dollars it takes to produce your film, you can farm the details out. Small productions not so much. But even if you […]
My favorite telling of the Cinderella was EverAfter with Drew Barrymore. I don’t think I could enjoy another retelling after that one. I was really surprised to see another rendition! Great review. I haven’t seen […]
If it weren’t for the Internet, it’s likely self published authors wouldn’t be common. And because of the Internet, Indie authors and small presses gain an edge in the marketing pandemonium. One of the online […]
I had the great privilege of interviewing Travis Heermann, who is, in his own words a “writer, novelist, award-winning screenwriter, editor, poker player, poet, biker, and roustabout.”.
From reading his press […]
Independent publishers, i.e. small presses, have become amazingly popular these last few years. Science Fiction and Fantasy Authors that don’t fit into the boxes built by the major publishing houses have found a […]
Speaking of Hugo Awards, and I do want to bring your attention to Steve Davidson’s post about nominee eligibility, I have to admit I was thrilled to discover that the awards will be presented in my home state. Yes […]
“There’s something intangibly off about it that unsettles the soul” -Cinema on the Rocks “A slow-burning, creepy tale” -London Film Review (UK) “STILL is an absorbing, tense, sci-fi thriller guaranteed to […]