Monthly Archives: June 2014

The effects of corruption

So now we have MZB, Samuel Delaney, and Ed Kramer revealed as child molesters, at best.  And the worst part about it, that goes beyond the sickness of their actions, is the apparent willingness of the Science Fiction/Fantasy community to … Continue reading

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Wizard’s Heir–free for the next five days

For the next five days, June 27 to July 1, the first book in Gwydion’s story is free on Amazon. Free from June 27 to July 1 Gwydion ap Don is a talented harpist, and a known rogue. But his Uncle … Continue reading

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How do we judge art?

The revelations about Marion Zimmer Bradley continue to shock and horrify people, and with good reason.  It seems that the abuse and molestation were something of open secrets to those closest to MZB, so much so that: Thenceforth the ——– … Continue reading

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Taliesin, chapter 3

Here’s the last preview chapter of the story of Taliesin, the first bard (in my world, at least).  If you’re interested in reading the rest (to help me find the problems, or just because you like it), send me an … Continue reading

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Taliesin, Chapter 2

Here’s the second chapter in Taliesin’s tale.  I don’t think I have a title for either this book or this series yet. Chapter 2: Taris Taliesin entered Taris on a cool spring day.  A fine drizzle had been coming down … Continue reading

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Taliesin, chapter 1

I thought I would put this out there to see if anyone has any comments or criticisms.  I’ll be posting the next two chapters in the next few days. Chapter 1: The High Druid Ossag mac Rien, the High Druid … Continue reading

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Vox Day: the two words that generate traffic

My last post concerned Marion Zimmer Bradley, and her well-documented failings as a person.  I also mentioned Orson Scott Card, and alluded to his current status as persona-non-grata among certain segments of the Science Fiction Community (the ones who have … Continue reading

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