Not Exactly Common

I wanted to vlog today but the weather happened. From sixty degrees to freezing in a matter of days, we've got an official snow day here in North Texas. Well, "inclement weather" day. Snow is uncommon. A thing of myth and legend. How might weather stop me from Vlogging you ask? There are people here. Like, … Continue reading Not Exactly Common

Oooh! Shiny! Synchronizers!

I'm continuing along my brave quest into recently discovered indie frontiers. I'm shamelessly following a path blazed by the Immerse or Die report over at Creativity Hacker. That path is littered with the husks of cast off self-pub works which strike the ground every eight minutes or so. Of about 150 books, only 17 have survived … Continue reading Oooh! Shiny! Synchronizers!

Another 5 Star Review for Crimson Son!

I'm a bit stunned. Check out the latest review over at Fanboy Comics.Tony Caballero says it best: "it shouldn't work as well as it does".A quirky story in a niche subgenre that doesn't get nearly the shelf space it should, Crimson Son has no right to work, or even exist. A traditional publisher would have … Continue reading Another 5 Star Review for Crimson Son!

Do Movies Always Need a Script?

Pacific Rim delivered what was promised – giant robots beating the phosphorescent guts out of giant monsters. Was this a good movie? Well, I'd call it Armageddon meets the second half of the Avengers, but minus the genius of Joss Whedon. I mean that in the best way possible. But, frankly, Pacific Rim had no … Continue reading Do Movies Always Need a Script?

Puttering About…

Question for you - what do Blade Runner, Total Recall, A Scanner Darkly, Minority Report, Paycheck, Next, Screamers, and The Adjustment Bureau all have in common? Anyone? They were all Hollywood movies? Sort of a grab bag. Some were regrettable, others became cult classics. They're all Sci-Fi you say? Yeah, pretty much true. How about they were … Continue reading Puttering About…