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New Podcast Up: Realism & Ramis


In this episode Ryan and I discuss the problem of realism and the suspension of disbelief in fiction and in film. How much realism is required when writing a fiction story in order to keep the reader from balking at our narrative. We also mourn the death of our hero Harold Ramis, aka “Egon Spengler”. … Continue reading

In Memoriam of Harold Ramis


Yesterday I received some of the saddest news: Harold Ramis passed away. It took a while for it to sink in.  As a long time fan of his work, I came to the realization of what a huge loss this was to the world.  All over Facebook and Twitter people are posting that they will … Continue reading

Why I Quit the Indiegogo Campaign


So you may have noticed that I cancelled the Indiegogo campaign.  It was an experiment anyway, and since I hadn’t heard a peep from anyone wanting to fund the print edition of my book I decided to not be embarrassed at the end of the 45 day run to find that no one had funded … Continue reading

Writing the Apocalypse: Using Biblical Elements


From the start of my latest project, I wanted to write a believable story about the end of the world.  I also wanted to incorporate Biblical prophesy from the book of Revelation.  However, in doing research into what Christians believe the Bible says about the end I found the views and opinions about it to … Continue reading