This article is yet another one of my rambles which steps away from my usual topics of choice. I find myself being influenced by the media more often lately, to the point that warrants an opinion or a blog entry being forced out of me. 2,906 more words
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People who have had more than a brief encounter with me know the levels of adulation I have for the late great television show, The Wire. 168 more words
Erin makes irate… about the appalling facsimile of news we must endure.
I think the only way you could not have heard that the Malaysia airline flight MH370 is missing is if you’d been living under a rock IN THE VERY DISTANT PAST, but just in case, well … you’ve probably ascertained by now. 1,024 more words
Draft Hugo Ballot 2014 - The Media Categories (Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form), Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form), Best Related, Best Graphic Story)
You can find my other nominations for the 2014 Hugo Awards here:
Reading through the various draft ballots and recommendation posts, I am struck by the extent to which engagement with the Hugo Awards has come to fixate upon administrative matters. 3,817 more words
Amtrak’s residency gives writers the chance to enjoy a serene and picturesque journey.
The majority of writers like a place to sit and really vomit the written word onto paper, and some of them like to be inspired by the place where they sit – it’s inspiration and serenity that can really get the creative juices flowing. 288 more words