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“While you suffered in detention, we made use of your lovely friend,” Hiroshi said. Mai drew her sword. “General, how could you?” she asked. “It’s quite easy. We noticed her beauty, so we satisfied our appetites. She’s quite soft to … Continue reading
Over at the PulpRev blog, I’ve put up another chapter of Enemy at Blood River, part of my “Age of Petty States” serial. Go read it.
I’ve posted the next part of my story on PulpRev.com. Read it and enjoy.
Over at the PulpRev website, I have uploaded yet another entry in my serial. In “Enemy at Blood River,” Kikuta Mai and Yonekura Sana — rendered outlaws for killing samurai — flee in search of protection from bounty hunters who … Continue reading
On the PulpRev website, I’ve put up a new story: The Sword That Breaks Stone. In it, a ronin seeks to steal a legendary sword so he can regain his honor. You may read it here.
Today, I show you some interesting links I found throughout the internet. —– (Three-act structure does suck. The “second act” always needs more meat.) “IT’S THIS WHOLE DULL FOCUS ON BEGINNING, MIDDLE, AND END, WHICH MAKES SOME BASIC SENSE IN … Continue reading
Yesterday, I spoke of why ancient weapons such as swords captivate modern audiences. But I thought on the issue some more and realized that the past isn’t the only source of idealized weaponry, for there are two other instruments of … Continue reading
We live in an era of truly destructive weaponry: Automatic rifles, precision guided missiles, nuclear bombs. They are delivered by tank and by plane, by ship and by rocket. Comptuer technology has taken this to another level, allowing for delivery … Continue reading
It is well known that today, one cannot hope to make any real money at short fiction; the payouts are too small and even the biggest venues are too obscure, largely read not by general readers but by other authors … Continue reading
Another day, another story on PulpRev. This one, For a Bowl of Rice, is about a peasant who decides that fighting back is better than getting taxed to death. Have fun reading it.