The Hero of Their Own Story

I feel like this rant is half-baked, but I'm going to go off on it anyway and I suppose we'll all see where we end up. There's a sort of conventional wisdom for writers that originated apparently in 1992 that villain is the hero of their own story, an idea that has become corrupt over… Continue reading The Hero of Their Own Story

Anything Nice to Say: The Lost World Jurassic Park

Sequels, ah, er, uh...find a way. This episode of Anything Nice to Say travels to Isla Sorna to find out if The Lost World Jurassic Park has any redeeming qualities. https://youtu.be/O4sL0xILCxI

Anything Nice to Say: Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace

It's here. The very first Star Wars episode of Anything Nice to Say. There will probably be more because...prequels. https://youtu.be/ILvJgAHyios

Free Museum Day Part 1

Let me start by saying that it's not that I'm not a fan of crowds. Crowds can be okay. For the most part, San Diego Comic Con is a well-behaved crowd until Saturday afternoon. Nay, the thing that I'm not a fan of is uncivilized mob behavior. Which seemed to be the way people were… Continue reading Free Museum Day Part 1

The One Where You Help An Author

My book is coming out this year. That is still a little surreal to say, but I'm excited. That's not really what this post is about, though. No, this post is about America's greatest past time. Reading. The world has changed. Bookstores are disappearing and, now more than ever, people are turning to the Internet… Continue reading The One Where You Help An Author