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Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting. In defense of Nanowrimo. I’m afraid I need to keep this short, this week. …Read the Rest

Random Ruminations Remotely Related to wRiting. – Worldcon, Part II

Worldcon, Part II By Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll So I’m safely home from World Con. Back at the day-job-ball-and-chain, and …Read the Rest

While all my friends were at Balticon living it up

While all my friends were at Balticon living it up By: Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll While all my friends were …Read the Rest

You mock me

May 27, 2011
You mock me

You mock me By Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll You can mock me if you want. I don’t claim to be …Read the Rest

Heroes I like

May 20, 2011
Heroes I like

By: Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll Warning: This is a blog post. It is purely opinion and not a declaration of …Read the Rest

Morality in Fiction

May 13, 2011
Morality in Fiction

By: Philip Carroll Mature Content Warning: If you are offended by the discussion of Jesus Christ, or Santa Claus, you …Read the Rest

“Humor. Ar! Ar!”

May 6, 2011
“Humor. Ar! Ar!”

by Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll Science fiction has had a long history of being comic. Aliens can be funny. When …Read the Rest

In response to a message left on the bathroom wall

By Philip (Norval Joe) Carroll When I was a teenager in the 1970’s my brothers and I loved to backpack. …Read the Rest

I may know art, but I don’t know what I like.

I may know art, but I don’t know what I like. I’ve always liked the absurd way that sounds. I …Read the Rest