Book Review: Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan (Spoilers)

Promise of Blood was not a book I jumped to buy. I had heard of it here and there, and seen its author, Brian McClellan, mentioned as well several times. All I can say is, I wish I’d picked up this book sooner (I read a library copy, but since then I’ve ordered both itsContinue reading “Book Review: Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan (Spoilers)”

On Vision

“You will pay the price for your lack of vision!” –Emperor Palpatine, 2013 The importance of vision  is something that I feel is often understated. I would make a comparison between a creator’s vision to a politicians ideology: Without it, there’s really something missing. Everyone needs a goal to work toward, and that goal shouldContinue reading “On Vision”

JordanCon 2013: Final Thoughts, and Why You Should Go (for real this time)

Now that I’ve completed my JordanCon recap, it’s time to get to what is arguably more important: Why I’ve chosen to attend JordanCon for the last three years, and why you should as well. As I’m a writer, with a plan to get published and make writing my full-time career, and as such I will focus moreContinue reading “JordanCon 2013: Final Thoughts, and Why You Should Go (for real this time)”

JordanCon 2013 Recap: Why You Should Come Next Year (Part 2)

And continuing where I left off, day 2 of JordanCon 5! A pre-arranged hotel wake-up call woke us up at about 9:30, but, unsurprisingly, we moved slowly. By the time we got up and took care of all the morning’s religious obligations, eat, breakfast, and prepared lunches (since returning to the room at any point middayContinue reading “JordanCon 2013 Recap: Why You Should Come Next Year (Part 2)”