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Galley Table 92 – The BaltiCon Surprise Mutiny

This week we were all at Balticon and had the opportunity to have Authors Scott Sigler and Abigail Hilton Hilton join us for a discussion on endings. Well that is what it was supposed to be about until Jeff changed the rules, and we had a mutiny.

The Gamification of Writing

According to Wikipedia, “gamification is the use of game thinking and game mechanics in a non-game context in order to engage users and solve problems”. It’s a term I’ve in a lot of my feeds over the last couple of years, but it wasn’t until the last few months that I began to realize how …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do what is Write – Does Tiger have the Stories?

When Tiger had the stories, they were all dark, they started with tears and ended with blood.

Captain’s Review – A Few Good Men

A Few Good Men I was a fan of Darkship Thieves when it came out, and when I was (fortunately) stranded in a local bookstore (Book People in Austin is great), I saw that the second book in the series – Darkship Renegades was out. I was understandably excited. If you’re a fan of Heinlein’s …Read the Rest

The Courage to Do What’s Write – First Contact Day

But my question is, is the price to get there too high. According to the Star Trek time line in order for us to get to First Contact day we have to go through world war 3. According to Memory Alpha in 2053 (Only 40 years from now): World War III ends with a nuclear holocaust resulting in the deaths of some six hundred million Humans. Earth begins its long journey towards recovery.

Courage to Do What’s Write – Getting Back To Writing After A Tragedy

Updated – Go TO OUR Discussion Group On G+ To Leave a Comment. I want to start this by saying: I have no answers. I have no solutions. I have nothing. I won’t pretend to know anything. What I do have is an experience and a need to get back …

New Worlds

December 5, 2012
New Worlds

As part of a random conversation with another adult not part of my immediate family (I live a sheltered life), today I did two things that some might think do not reflect well on my maturity level. 1. I admitted that I watch Cartoon Network. Like, cons…

Making a big Stink about Submission Guidelines

If you have been paying attention lately, I have been raising a rather large stink about submission guidelines. You are probably pretty tired of hearing it, but let me give a couple of reasons to keep reading anyway. Professional  - As you are get…

PSYT – Disconnect

May 17, 2012
PSYT – Disconnect

Audio version of PSYT here. PSYT: Disconnection, by Laura Nicole Remember that one time in Star Trek, when that character was just getting ready to unwind and rest and then all of a sudden the comm goes off? It’s happened in so many different shows and in all of the series’ so you have to […]

The Courage to do what’s Write – Sending a Story Out

I have said many times that one of my favorite things about this job is that I get to read some fantastic stories. Our slush pile at times has been bursting at the seams with with stories. Reading through them is really one of the great benefits of this job. Unfortunately, with the good comes […]

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