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SIX OF THE WORST… ways you can ruin an otherwise-good idea for a genre fiction story

In celebration (or something) of NaNoWriMo, I've written a series of columns full of writing advice and tips. This is one of them. It's NaNoWriMo time, when thousands of people try to bang out a [...]

By |November 5th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

Escape from escapism doesn’t lead to reality…

Films and TV shows aren't real. Well, except documentaries and the news. Sports shown on TV are kind of real too, assuming they haven't been rigged. Reality shows... well, they're sort of real, or at [...]

By |September 23rd, 2014|Nerdery Publications|0 Comments

Grandma: A Different Kind of Geek

It took me a long time to realize that I was a geek for what I liked. I thought that to be a geek you had to be really into sci-fi and fantasy and gaming [...]

By |June 23rd, 2014|Breed Geeks|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… lesser-known kid-focused books with genre elements

If you're reading this article, odds are good you know who Neil Gaiman is and that he's written multiple books for younger readers, including the wildly-successful Coraline* and the newer The Graveyard Book. You probably [...]

By |June 11th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

SIX OF THE BEST… book series… serieses… whatever… to read while you wait for the next Song of Ice and Fire novel

Now that I've begun reading A Song of Ice and Fire, I've become quite aware that, at the speed I read, I'll be done with all five existing books long before George R.R. Martin releases [...]

By |June 4th, 2014|Six of the Best/Worst|0 Comments

From D&D Novice to The Best Damn GM a Girl Could Ask For*

*Editor’s Note: Tori didn’t put a title on this article, so I made one for her. Because she was a fabulous Guild Leader and was probably the only reason I didn’t quit playing World of Warcraft [...]

By |October 19th, 2012|Gaming Addicts Anonymous|0 Comments