Superversive Literary Movement

Why Realism Isn’t

January 12, 2018 L. Jagi Lamplight Wright 0

Reprinting an oft-reposted early Superversive Blog article. Today’s Superversive post from Welcome to Arhyalon by L. Jagi Lamplighter Moments of Grace or  Why “Realism” Isn’t I have never liked dark, gritty, ‘realistic’ stories—the kind that are […]


The Wall of Cards

December 15, 2017 Anthony M 7

In the film “My Cousin Vinnie” – a comedy classic with a well-deserved reputation – there is a scene in the second half of the movie where Vinnie’s cousin is on the verge of dropping […]

Superversive Literary Movement

Grimdark vs. Noblebright

December 14, 2017 L. Jagi Lamplight Wright 0

From the Noblebright website: By Karen   13 Mar, 2017 The words grimdark and noblebright arose as technical terms in the gaming world. There’s a certain amount of dispute about the exact definitions there, with a tendency to paint them in black […]


What Is Fan Fic?

August 24, 2017 L. Jagi Lamplight Wright 8

What Is Fan Fiction?: How to tell it from the other stuff Approximately where I was standing, when I described the fortress filling the horizon. Here at the Wright Household, this article is legendary. This […]

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Superversive vs. PulpRev

August 1, 2017 Brian Niemeier 2

This past weekend I had the pleasure of meeting a few of my readers for dinner and lively conversation. We talked for hours on a wide range of subjects, which as you’d expect of SFF […]

Superversive Literary Movement

Pius Rules for Writers

July 8, 2017 Declan Finn 0

I was recently asked what rules, as I reader, I wish writers would follow. I came up with a few. Rule #1: Don’t preach at me. Tell the damn story… I think this is self […]