What follows is a short story based on the history behind the novel I'm writing. This story surrounds events that take place over 10,000 years before the start of the first volume of my story. These events have no bearing on the events of that story, and are unlikely to be referenced in that story. … Continue reading A Moment of Unrest, Part 1
As a democratic society, we put a lot of stock in our ability, as "the people", to accomplish and change things. Just look at the Occupy protests that have been going on all over the country. As a political moderate who tends to lean more left than right, I'd like to think that Occupy Wall … Continue reading I Need to Stop Worrying about Global Warming
I probably can't keep writing about writing a novel without actually talking about the content of said novel, but I'm going to try for as long as I can. This week, I'm going to talk about some of the books that have influenced me over the years. Why not, right? Unfortunately, I haven't read nearly … Continue reading Orcs? Not So Much
A couple of weeks ago, I talked a bit about my ambition to write a science fiction/fantasy novel. I'd like to spend some more time on that topic this week. I'm still not going to give any specific details about the project that I'm working on, but I want to talk some more about my … Continue reading Wizards Are Also Cool
There’s a problem in the tech industry. It's a problem that seems to be getting more and more prevalent, or maybe I’m just noticing it more and more, but either way, it’s getting really irritating. The problem is that everybody is complaining about everything all the time. Look, I get it. People want things to … Continue reading Quit Complaining!