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: […]


A Partial Timeline

January 9, 2019 Brian Niemeier 0

The following is a timeline of events–perhaps related; perhaps not. 1905: The Gods of Pegāna by Lord Dunsany is published.1912: Tarzan of the Apes by Edgar Rice Burroughs is published.1914: Outbreak of World War I      […]


How Not To Pace Your Fiction

January 9, 2019 Scott Huggins 0

So, as I mentioned earlier, last year I got to spend most of the fall semester teaching a group of high school students the basics of fiction writing. I want to talk about the story […]