Monthly Archives: May 2010

Book Review: Conventions of War by Walter Jon Williams

Conventions of War is the third and final novel in Walter Jon Williams’ Dread Empire’s Fall series. Lady Caroline Sula leads the guerrilla war against the rebellious Naxids on the Empire’s occupied capital world of Zanshaa, while Lord Gareth Martinez … Continue reading

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Best something-or-other for Writers

It’s Friday and it’s time for my “Best something-or-other” post! Well, okay, this is my first one, but it’ll be a series. Trust me. Why not start off with something for all you other writers out there? These are links … Continue reading

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Book Review: Well of Ascension by Brandon Sanderson

When you pick up a Brandon Sanderson novel, you can be assured of an epic fantasy that does not follow the usual fantasy tropes, yet gives you everything you love about epic fantasy in the first place. Well of Ascension … Continue reading

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The Cold War

I haven’t had a full-blown, phlegm-spewing, throat-scouring cold in over eight months, so I was overdue for an invasion. My immune system is strained, but holding up valiantly against the Virus Horde. Unfortunately the Horde is now entrenched in my … Continue reading

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Why Time Travel is Impractical

Via Grasping for the Wind.

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D&D for Kids

I’m so excited — Wizards of the Coast is launching a new line of Dungeons & Dragons adventures for kids six and up called Heroes of Hesiod. It’s based on a new Wizards of the Coast novel for kids called … Continue reading

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