I am confessing my prejudice here. I judged this film before buying my ticket. I walked into Black Panther fully expecting a glorious superhero spectacle in the boilerplate MCU tradition. Origin story, inciting event, heroics and redemption; all that stuff. I was riding the hype train after the character’s appearance in Civil War, and I… Continue reading Black Panther isn’t a Superhero Movie, and that is AWESOME.
This is the story about how my father attempted to teach me to ride a bike. It doesn’t get much more basic and Hallmark Channel-movie-worthy than that kind of parent and child interaction, yeah? Yeah, no. See, as I get older, and the distance between those weird concepts of “then” and “now” start getting measured… Continue reading Training Wheels
I didn’t want to write this today. Hell, I can’t think of a day where the thought of writing this piece gives me any joy. But here we are. Again. And here I am, tapping away at my keyboard in the hopes that just one of my fellow geeks will read this, take it in,… Continue reading To a certain brand of anime fan out there…
Good morning, fellow geeks and creatives. I’ve got a little slice of wisdom for you today. Not gonna lie. I may fall into the latter category more often than not. I’ve two guiding way-points when it comes to writing. The first is the idea that “wouldn’t it be cool if…?” is a great way to… Continue reading Macro to Micro: Chipping the mountain down to size.
Condensed News Update activate! – The Sins of Allegiance (book 2 of the Nine Shot Sonata Series): Planning complete, writing begins soon! – Pips: Short delay while I work on a buffer. Should resume next week. – New music: In production. Snippets soon! – Untitled “on writing” book: planning stages. I’ll have a larger update… Continue reading Reclaim Sincerity
I had another article planned this week. Then Harvey decided to be a douche. I’ve been watching the news and on the phone with all the loved ones we left behind when we recently moved back here, and it’s been harrowing to say the least. I’ve got friends who’ve lost their homes and possessions, others… Continue reading A Word to Houston From Mal
I’ve many projects. Call it a need to stay busy, a thirst for creative experimentation, or just a crippling case of magpie syndrome; the result is always the same. I do a lot of things. right now, i’m balancing work on my newest novel, launching a short story series here on the blog, tip-toeing my… Continue reading Balancing Multiple Projects