Voice Redux: Tears of a Clone

Voice Redux: Tears of a Clone

I was talking with another author about voice versus point of view, and she suggested that I put this in a blog post, so here goes. I want to talk about POV. Again. My understanding is that what I’m about to tell you isn’t even taught in some university writing...
Norwescon 40

Norwescon 40

Hey, all. So, here’s my Norwescon schedule. I’ll be a panelist all four days. Also, look for me at the after parties and likely the game rooms after those wind down. Between sessions you will most likely find me in the bar. Dragon’s Trail hard copies...
Don’t Try This At Home. No, Seriously.

Don’t Try This At Home. No, Seriously.

I’m going to do something that I usually don’t do. I’m going to write a blog post that is not intended to stir anyone up or piss anyone off. This is serious time, now. Shit just got real. By which I mean, this shit is not real. I’ve received...
Steel: The Everything of All Things

Steel: The Everything of All Things

There was a wonderful demonstration at DragonCon this year where two guys took a mild steel helmet and used a hardened-steel helmet to literally turn it into a pancake. Check this out at 11:45.   Now, as cool as this is, these guys miss a huge point during the...