Jon Del Arroz

Meta-Man Special is HERE!

January 17, 2019 jdelarroz 0

Been hyping this for a couple of weeks, but now Flying Sparks: Meta-Man Special is available, my first release of the year. You can get it in Kindle format on Amazon or you can get […]


Movie Ranks: Men vs Women

January 16, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

Seen on Twitter: Cursory analysis: Women like newer children’s movies. Men like mature films–with a marked preference for war movies, westerns, and sci-fi–that span all eras of film. Additional observation: Number of entries on each […]


Book vs Movie

January 15, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

In my work as a freelance editor, I’ve noticed a common tendency among the current crop of science fiction authors to write books as if they’re writing movies. That practice is understandable since most science […]

Jon Del Arroz

The Spanish Civil War

January 15, 2019 jdelarroz 0

I’m reading The Battle for Spain by Antony Beevor on my little trip here, and thought I’d just pass along a little of what I’m seeing so far. In America, we see things as so […]

Jon Del Arroz

What A Review!

January 14, 2019 jdelarroz 0

As I mentioned I’m out and about the next few days a little busy here for the blog, but I received a very nice review of Flying Sparks — spoiler inside that cover “Chapter 1”. […]


Who’s Frank Pentangeli?

January 14, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

Perusing this humanist blogger’s semi-apt comparisons of various dissident Right figures to characters from the Godfather saga, one comes across this howler: Also, because of excessive pride, Fuentes is too often and too easily dismissive of […]


Combat Frame Data: XCD-001-2

January 11, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

XCD-001-2 Kreuzgun     Technical Data Model number: XCD-001-2 Code name: XSeed Nickname: Kreuzgun Classification: energy weapon optimized Sentinel use combat frame Manufacturer: Seed Corporation Operator: [REDACTED] First deployment: CY 1 Crew: 1 pilot in cockpit […]


The Challenge Of The Grind

January 11, 2019 Scott Huggins 0

Grinding. Can’t count the number of times I’ve heard gamers complain about grinding, that moment when the game becomes more of a chore than a form of fun, trying to rack up more and more […]

Jon Del Arroz

Some Post New Years Check In

January 11, 2019 jdelarroz 0

Hey guys, I’m going to be very busy today and probably early next week so I don’t know how much blogging I’ll do unless some major news hits. Here’s what’s in the pipeline for me: […]