I recently completed and repeated watching 2018’s Trust which was all kinds of entertaining and troubling. I know, I'm late to this, but it's still very much worth a review. For a story I knew guessed the basic arc for, there was so much tension and clever story telling. As a narrative, or as three … Continue reading Family is never finished
Ages ago I signed up for a local library writing group run by Sian Prior (author of Shy). Since it was over subscribed I consistently missed each meeting, except the last one, which I did attend. It turns out this writing group delivered nothing I hadn't already heard, however some of the resources and handouts … Continue reading Challenge detected
At cross porpoises
Chances are, you, like me, had never heard of the Vaquita Porpoise until recently. If you have, it's because there are now less than 100 in the wild. We humans think we own this joint, and that we've conquered it. Humans describe it in terms of our economies and resources. But most of us barely know it. It's … Continue reading At cross porpoises
Doctor Who: Inner Spaces
If you haven't seen Into the Dalek, then, to misquote the Spice Girls, stop right now, thank you very much. This blog post is about what it means to have a human touch. Some good hard SF concepts and special effects in Into The Dalek, in addition to some nice insights into Clara's world and how … Continue reading Doctor Who: Inner Spaces
Got Novel, will write?
I’ve been writing for a while now, mainly short stories and the occasional poem (which is like an occasional table, but less functional and less likely to be a tripping hazard). I've studied writing, edited writing, listened to writers, most recently at Aussie Con4, reviewed texts etc ad lib and so forth. Also I’ve been … Continue reading Got Novel, will write?