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Villains, how do you take them, bad or with a side of sympathy?

Me? I want mine with no redemption. Gimme a good-old bad guy. I like the old-school “try to take over the world – just because I want to” villains, and have been bothered by the number of “the world should … Continue reading

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Review: Due South

Last year I finished watching the full four seasons of Due South. Beginning to end. It was a pleasure to be in such fine company as the characters portrayed. To begin with, Due South has is almost unique in all … Continue reading

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Character’s that don’t listen are just imitating people in real life

I read something odd. It was a short book about people having these verbal battles with each other on a psychological level. It wasn’t all that great, because each time one of the characters said something true about the other … Continue reading

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The Lupine Prince on kindle updated

Last week I spent some time and energy fixing another couple typos and reformatting some of TLP for Kindle. The revisions were approved and so now the most up-to-date version is available on Kindle. Unfortunately the paperback still has some … Continue reading

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It’s almost time for a Due South review

I’ve been watching the oldish series Due South. It’s incredibly fantastic, one of the best pieces of television I’ve ever seen in my life. It’s also one of the few series that was never cancelled. It was a made for … Continue reading

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Retribution Inequality

I saw a question/frustration posed by someone in a writing group that piqued my thoughts (and a response) about retribution. It happened over a month ago, but it has stayed on my mind and will continue to stay there as … Continue reading

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The idea that people are people

I was listening to a certain speaker one morning as he was talking about a subject near and dear to all of us. He pointed out some examples of the way people have treated each other in the past, present, … Continue reading

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So… any kids games?

Someone asked me what I’d like to do in life. There are a few things, but I’m the kind of person who’d be mostly content with doing nothing, playing some games, and other dull stuff. I have a mild affinity … Continue reading

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Errors of past work

Yes, I know it exists. And then, when little sister number two, re-reading my book that she just so happens to love, comes bounding through the hall pointing out that I had an instance of “parent’s” instead of the correct … Continue reading

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People names

I’m always trying to think of unconventional names. I have a rather strong background in Japanese entertainment (that’s code for watching too many cartoons in the past), and so many of the names I use in my works are either … Continue reading

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