Monthly Archives: February 2017
Over at the Castalia House blog, I defend the concept of the backstory after it is sharply criticized. No less a character than John Carter of Mars has a backstory, albeit a simple one.
Good news, everyone! My novelette Sword & Flower will be free for the next five days, from February 12 to February 17 inclusive. Come and read a story about a Japanese pop star and an English Puritan who team up … Continue reading
Over on the Castalia House blog, I discuss Mai-Otome and its treatment of heroism as a feminine role.
“Hey, what’s up with that title?” I hear you saying. “I thought you hated political correctness! Now here you are, criticizing the most politically incorrect President since Andrew Jackson for one of the most politically incorrect policy initiatives ever done!” … Continue reading