Friday…

One of the things I hate being told is that “This is the way X is so you will just need to accept it.” It’s a bullshit statement and if everyone just accepted the way things were we’d still all be living in caves banging rocks together. Change happens because people want to move beyond [...]

The Gender game.

For a little while now there has been a growing push of people, mainly women who are discussing on twitter and through blogs the issue of gender in science fiction / fantasy mainly focused on Star Wars. It started here The GFFA Needs Women: The Disappointing Nomi Cancellation in a post by Nanci, then Chris wrote [...]

On the subject of fanfic writing….

“Thrawn Legacy” by Grant Gould  (you can buy a copy of this print here sale of prints) I’ll be upfront and say I hate the term “fanfic”. That word brings to mind badly written fantasies and stuff better left to the darkest regions of some people’s minds. Now before the avalanche of hate mail begins [...]

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On the subject of fanfic writing….

“Thrawn Legacy” by Grant Gould  (you can buy a copy of this print here sale of prints) I’ll be upfront and say I hate the term “fanfic”. That word brings to mind badly written fantasies and stuff better left to the darkest regions of some people’s minds. Now before the avalanche of hate mail begins [...]

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