Pawns is a Slow, Enjoyable Burn With an Engaging Pace

Some books are fast-paced romps; some are even-paced, methodical grippers; and some are just boring. While Pawns, book 1 of Patrick Hodges’ Wielders of Arantha series is not a rollercoaster-ride of a tale, it’s anything but boring. I suppose, to put it into words, it’s a slow burn that builds …

NerdArt Roundup! April 5, 2017

Looks like I’m moving to an every-other-week thing for the NerdArt Roundup. I’m okay with that, I think. One regular post per week, then either a flash fiction or a NerdArt RoundUp! Anyway, had most of these picked out already, but one was apparently deleted. Found a really cool one …

Panic at the Death Star

Rogue One. By now, I’m sure you’ve heard every complaint about it. About Darth Vader’s rapid mobility decline from Rogue One to A New Hope. About the not-quite-perfect human CGI characters. About the over-intensity in Rogue One vs. the somewhat prosaic style of A New Hope.There’s even an article out there …

Hurley’s Revolution

I just finished Kameron Hurley’s The Geek Feminist Revolution (TGFR). Like, just this morning I pulled into work as the last sixty seconds of the epilogue ran out on the audio book. It’s now lunch time, so I’m taking a few minutes to put my thoughts down. And I feel …

NerdArt Roundup! March 17, 2017

I skipped last week. Yeah, sorry about that. I’m going through some things in what I want to do here. Also, life kind of got busy for a while. But here’s this week. Two-Thirds of the people in my house are on Spring Break. That means life has eased up …

Weekly NerdArt Picks | 3-3-2017

Time for another Weekly NerdArt Picks! I’ve realized that I’m shifting later in the week. Not necessarily because I’ve wanted too, rather work has been busy. I shouldn’t expect that to change, so maybe doing this later in the week isn’t so bad.   Science Fiction Pick of the Week: …