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 [...]

Mara Jade’s closet

So I asked a simple question on twitter earlier today…. It went like this: @_Merlyn why doesn’t Mara Jade ever wear normal clothes? Isn’t the cat suit a bit dated now? #SWEU This is the end result of what was a rather enjoyable discussion. http://tosche-station.net/2012/04/27/contest-replace-the-catsuit/ so all you artists and costume designers out there let’s [...]

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What if… ( a rant about Star wars books)

@Tosche_Station (twitter) asked the twitterverse what #SWEU books would we love to see. You can check out the page with some of the answers here: https://t.co/vCEsTCnS  But it got me thinking about Star Wars books in general. First off I have to admit that I stopped reading most SW novels after I finished the NJO. [...]

Saying Goodbye

Merlyn and her Uncle Vahlek in his tatooine home. It was a long wonderful, up and down ride but finally last night the MMO called Star Wars Galaxies came to an end and I am unbelievably saddened by this. I started played under duress. My husband who had already been 6 months in had badgered [...]

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the virtual…

The Imperial Oasis, Tatooine (Starsider) I’m a bad blogger. I’m sporadic and unreliable. This is because primarily I am either dog and bone on one topic and I don’t feel the need to bore the world over and over with my ranting or I am busy doing other stuff and words have been tucked away [...]

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the virtual…

The Imperial Oasis, Tatooine (Starsider) I’m a bad blogger. I’m sporadic and unreliable. This is because primarily I am either dog and bone on one topic and I don’t feel the need to bore the world over and over with my ranting or I am busy doing other stuff and words have been tucked away [...]

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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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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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