Daily Archive: January 5, 2010

Steven Erikson vs. R. Scott Bakker

I’m a little more than half way through the second book of Steven Erikson’s sprawling Malazan Book of the Fallen fantasy series.  And I must say, Erikson takes epic fantasy to a whole new...

writing as conversation

I’m not a widely published writer.  In fact, I’m not really published at all except in my various self-publishing venues.  (I mean to change that when I get around to it….)  But I do...

Preparing for the Worst

The funniest thing about this article on survivalism is the disdain hardcore aficionados have for less committed suburban survivalists:

Textbook Wars

Here’s a pretty frightening article from The Washington Monthly on how Texas’s radical State Board of Education is rewriting textbooks nationwide.