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SoonerCon: A Media Guest’s Retrospective

SoonerCon: A Media Guest’s Retrospective

Yesterday ended my weekend at SoonerCon 26, a local science-fiction/fantasy/writer’s convention in Midwest City, Oklahoma within a short driving distance of my house.  This was my second year being invited as a media guest, which means I’ve written a few books and have done some podcasting, so they allow me to come be part of … Continue reading

Describing Facial Expressions

Describing Facial Expressions

One of the most difficult problems plaguing writers is how to describe facial expressions.  The problem arises if the writer does not describe facial expressions at all or if they provide cliche or overused descriptions when writing a narrative. The solution is easier than you might expect. The solution to this is two-fold: Descriptions must … Continue reading

If You Don’t Like the Weather in Oklahoma…

If You Don’t Like the Weather in Oklahoma…

Will Rogers, a famous Oklahoma humorist, once quipped “If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute and it’ll change.”  Of course this is a statement echoed around the world.  I’ve heard the same phrase spoken in several states, and recently heard that it is voiced in other countries as well, as far … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Ghostbustin’ the Remakes

New Podcast Up: Ghostbustin’ the Remakes

On this special episode of Fanboys on Fiction, our special guest host is Austin Young, maker of props and expert on all things Ghostbusters. Austin built the original incarnation of our prop replica proton packs for our Ghostbusters costumes (screen accurate we might add). Austin and Roger discuss the future of Ghostbusters and Roger interjects … Continue reading