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Anime roundup 12/19/2013: It’s the End of the Plot As We Know It

Anime roundup 12/19/2013: It’s the End of the Plot As We Know It

In this week's viewing: Kyousougiga and Galilei Donna hurtle toward seemingly inevitable conclusions, and more! Read More »

Consider the Magical Girl

Consider the Magical Girl

With the Sailor Moon relaunch just a few months away, I seem to be seeing an onslaught of magical girls in the media. Read More »

What You Pay For

What You Pay For

Sometimes I see a review on Amazon that makes me do the puppy thing – you know, cock my head and make that little “baroo?” noise. A friend shared a link to a book with an improbably high original price (marked down to free, for now, though) and... Read More »

SW #23.4 – NYCC ’13 Interview With Rebecca Sugar & Ian Jones-Quartey

SW #23.4 – NYCC ’13 Interview With Rebecca Sugar & Ian Jones-Quartey

Rebecca Sugar is an artist, composer and director who is best known for being a writer and storyboard artist on the series Adventure Time. Ian Jones-Quartey is a storyboard artist, animator and voice actor who supplies the voice of Wallow in Bravest ... Read More »

Sequential Wednesdays #16 – San Diego Comic-Con 2013

Sequential Wednesdays #16 – San Diego Comic-Con 2013

It’s finally here!  I’ve attended San Diego Comic-Con in mid-July for about the past 11 years and it’s never been stale.  Sure, there are lines out to Tijuana and back, but there’s really nothing wrong with that – IR... Read More »

Anime roundup 7/5/2013: The Moving Finger Writes

Anime roundup 7/5/2013: The Moving Finger Writes

Gargantia on the Verdurous Planet, end – By golly, they managed it. The big fight scene and enough time left over to wrap up all the loose ends, including what Earth was doing as one big ocean. Everyone, finally, from cultists to pirate queen,... Read More »

How to Hook Your Reader and Deliver

A great story opening arouses, delays and rewards. Constructing a compelling beginning—often called a hook—is a common challenge for even established writers, and one of the most important parts of a story. The opening should sweep the reader into th... Read More »

The Artful Collector: On Holding Dual Citizenship (Inside and Outside the SF Community)

The Artful Collector: On Holding Dual Citizenship (Inside and Outside the SF Community)

The world is changing, but some things stay the same.   And are perfect just the way they are. The sky, my two little puppy dogs, and many symphonic works are like that.  Whether SF/F conventions or the SF community fit that category is debatable, bu... Read More »

An Unhappy Burtiversary

An Unhappy Burtiversary

Ten years ago this past March, I enjoyed the greatest TV moment of my lifetime- the debut of Tremors: the Series, on the Scifi Channel. Two hours of heady, Burt Gummer-fun. Just a few months later, my Friday nights were cruelly taken from me by Scifi... Read More »

Scide Splitters: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Scide Splitters: Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Dark comedy is one of the more perverse pleasures in reading. For starters, you are invariably laughing at great misfortune, very often at events that, if they were not in a comedy, would register a ten on the Richter scale of human tragedy. And if t... Read More »

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