Category: Writing

22nd November 2019
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Standing on the Shoulders of Genres

Whom that god is, I don’t yet know. But I hope they like card games.

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19th July 2018
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Centuries Ago The Dark Lord: when and how to dump

‘Lore dumps.’ It’s not an attractive phrase.

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27th September 2016
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SCIENCE TUESDAYS: FIREWATCH vs PRINCE OF DARKNESS

There’s always something under the earth. In Camp Santo’s Firewatch, it’s a body in a cave. In John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness, it’s the devil in a church. WHICH IS BETTER?

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7th September 2016
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BY ZOMBIES

Anyone who has ever considered writing for a living will have heard Opinions about the Passive Voice.

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27th August 2016
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Seven Things About Writing For Stellaris

That Iain Banks quote  – ‘the unlimited special effects budget [that] written SF hands a writer’. Man, I’ve never felt that so keenly. I keep being, like, is it okay if I blow that up? and the Paradox guys are all, sure, put a black hole in while you’re at it.

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