Battlefield Earth

While scrolling through my online movie choices this evening via Netflix, I ran across Battlefield Earth. For those who spend their time living under rocks, this is widely regarded as one of the worst films ever made. Having never seen it for myself, a morbid sense of curiosity overtook me. I mean, really, how bad …

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“Deep Thought” of the Day

I wish I would have a real tragic love affair and get so bummed out that I’d just quit my job and become a bum for a few years, because I was thinking about doing that anyway. — Deep Thoughts by Jack Handey

Robin Hood

I’m often about 3-4 weeks behind in my viewing of theatrical releases, mostly because I like to wait until the crowds have thinned… giving me a better chance to listen to the movie rather than the guy munching on popcorn and candy behind me, who seems to take pride in telling everyone around him what’s happening …

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Inspiration from Art

In chatting with other authors, I’ve found that the most common question a writer is asked is, “Where do you get your ideas?” The most common answer? Anywhere and everywhere. We get them from history and current events, from the books we read, movies we watch, and music we listen to. We get them while …

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NY Writers Perfect Pitch Conference

One of the most useful steps I took in the road to getting published was to attend writers conferences. It’s something I recommend to all up-and-coming writers who are having trouble getting their work to that next level. Since not all writers conferences are created equally, here’s a review from one that a friend of mine recently …

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Asahiel on the iPad

As most have probably heard, Apple released its iPad recently to much fanfare. As with any new Apple product, there is now a proud minority of technology users running around showing off their fancy new gizmo. Case in point, the following photos, sent by a friend who wanted to show me a sample of what …

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