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Writing advice: don’t “write what you know.” Write what you’re passionate about.

This morning I came across a terrific blog post by author Scott D. Southard, entitled “The Writing Rule I Hate.” I could have just re-blogged it, but I have a … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 3 Comments

Wishing I was there: Wacken Open Air begins today.

Right now, the moment this blog is published, there are more heavy metal fans together in one place than at any other time of the year. They are in the … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 5 Comments

America’s first oenophile: imagining Thomas Jefferson’s wine cellar.

Thomas Jefferson was a man of many passions as well as talents. In addition to being the author of the Declaration of Independence, founder of the University of Virginia and … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · 2 Comments

Earth: P.J. O’Brien’s Pub, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

This colorful looking place is P.J. O’Brien’s, a very atmospheric Irish pub located at 39 Colborne Street, on the very edge of the central business district of Toronto, Canada. This … Continue reading

July 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Retro Book Review: Hyperspace (Choose Your Own Adventure).

Hyperspace is one of the great triumphs of the Choose Your Own Adventure series. It is the one that, above all others, pushes the boundaries of the interactive concept to … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

An overlooked, underrated film: Spike Lee’s “Summer of Sam.” [includes video]

Today is July 29, and on this day 37 years ago, serial killer David Berkowitz, known as the “Son of Sam,” began his horrific killing spree in New York City … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Profile: Aspiring serial author (and actor) Curtis Han.

Curtis Han is a friend of mine on Twitter, and an aspiring author for JukePop Serials. He is one of the first young authors to take advantage of JukePop’s new … Continue reading

July 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Looking back on history, protest, 1968 and more: the Daniel Pope interview [part three].

This is the third and final installment of the interview with Daniel Pope, long-time history professor from University of Oregon and the subject one of the most fascinating series I’ve … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

End of an Era: Robbie MacNiven, JukePop Serials’ most popular author, finishes “Werekynd.”

Not long ago I interviewed Scottish author Robbie MacNiven, who wrote Werekynd–Beasts of the Tanglewild. This fantasy serial has been both the longest-running serial, and the most popular one, in the … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · 3 Comments

Earth: Alstadt Markt in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany, an “Armored Satchel” location.

This is the main town square of Brandenburg (also known as Brandenburg an der Havel) in Germany, not far from Berlin. This building is, I believe, the Rathaus. In the … Continue reading

July 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

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