Month: March 2015

The Light Fantastic

I don’t know why, but when I’m discussing Discworld novels, I always get The Light Fantastic and Interesting Times confused. This is especially weird, as prior to this week, I had only actually read one of them. I assume it’s…

Space: The Pit and The Void

In my previous post, I talked about how space is very applicable to a Western-type genre/setting template, due to its nature as a frontier (the final frontier, even). We’ve also previously discussed how space is equally moldable to fit an…

Writing Journal #12

And another one bites the dust – the next Extraordinary Voyage story, The Cannon, went live on Friday, and the first post of my Discworld read-through went live yesterday. I feel like I’ve spent the entire last week running around…

The Colour of Magic

I have a confession to make: prior to this week, I had never read The Colour of Magic before. I know, right? How could I? I frequently say “Oh, the Discworld books? I’ve read, like, all of them.” The more…

GNU Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett passed away yesterday. I’m… pretty broken-up about it, despite the fact that I’ve known he’s had Alzheimer’s since it was first announced in 2007. You’d think I’d have acclimated myself to the idea that he wouldn’t be with…

Writing Journal #11

Well, it has been a while since one of these updates, hasn’t it? I promise there’s a good reason. Well, not a “good” reason, but a reason nonetheless. In case you missed it, the next Extraordinary Voyage story, The Will,…