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Fast Food Fiction
Volume 1, Issue 4
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On Writing

Blade Runner 2049: a cyberpunk world of fembots and Asian window dressing

This is a two part critique, because I have a lot to say about Blade Runner 2049.

Part 1: Blade Runner 2049 and cyberpunk’s obsession with Asian culture without the Asians… 730 more words

On Writing

An Excerpt from Crossing Main by T J Therien

They closed down the Asylum on the outskirts of town a few years back. Would you believe they just released the patients? Just like that, people who had been institutionalized for large chunks of their lives were rubberstamped “Sane” and turned out onto the streets. 588 more words

T J Therien

Crawls will get you there

Hiya Peeps!

50,000 words in one months seems daunting. It kind of is. But there are ways to really bring down that goal post, ways to bring your word count up. 1,051 more words

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Hey fellow writers, it’s almost that time again.  Yep, November.  National Novel Writing Month.  I’m participating, which is partly the reason for my recent spat of world building posts.   35 more words

Writing Guide

The Courage to Write (Plotober #7)

Dear Plotters,

I’ve been having trouble writing this past week.  Oh, not plotting – no, the plotting is going well!  (Though there’s still a ton to do before the month ends. 1,042 more words

Battling the Brain’s Barrier

Battling the Brain’s Barrier by Alice X. Liu

I’ve made an agreement

With myself

For the opportunity to find employment

Is down the shelf

For days I sat at my desk… 190 more words