I’ve been fairly open about the numerous issues I’ve had with modern Star Wars. While I will continue to give The Force Awakens the benefit of the doubt (for overall quality) until I see where The Last Jedi takes the series, I cannot ignore the major problems that have become more and more visible, especially in Rogue One. The twoContinue reading “Women in Star Wars: Tor.com Misses the Mark–Again”
I’m pleased to share the fact that I have a new guest post up on the prestigious Castalia House blog, on the topic of modern Star Trek, Star Wars, and their creative problems. Check it out over on the Castalia House site!
I’d like to share an excellent post by Brian Niemeier, which itself is sharing and replying to another great article by Daddy Warpig over on the Castalia House blog. The gist of the longer article is encapsulated in Brian’s post. Clarity over cleverness. As Brian points out, the science fiction genre has fallen from beingContinue reading “Clarity Over Cleverness, the Key to Fun Stories”
It’s been out over ten days already, but I only just saw this excellent post by Dominika Lein, where she talks about her experience as part of the Pulp Revolution (also known as PulpRev) scene. It’s definitely worth checking out. While we’re here, I figure it’s as good a time to talk a bit about myContinue reading “Still PulpRev”
As many of you may have noticed, this week is #SpaceOperaWeek. Initially an initiative of Tor.com, members of the #PulpRevolution, myself included, have completely co-opted the hashtag, both to bug Tor about their subpar content and to share actual quality space opera related content of our own. One of our major issues with the articlesContinue reading “#SpaceOperaWeek: Wonder and the Soul’s Desire by Dominika Lein”