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Saturday of (Comic) Book Reviewing – Batman: The Killing Joke

“…Madness is the emergency exit…”

I think part of being a good writer is being a good reader. And a part of being a good reader means reading a plethora of different medias and styles and genres. Also: Batman is the uberawesome. Hence, another random review of something I recently read! Continue reading Saturday of (Comic) Book Reviewing – Batman: The Killing Joke

15 on the 15th: “Now I’m rippin’ clothes, Not a hippie, no, I’m a District heathen”

Taxation without Representation is the District of Columbia’s motto. Clearly subtly is not their priority. 

RDGLDGRN – Million Fans


Continue reading 15 on the 15th: “Now I’m rippin’ clothes, Not a hippie, no, I’m a District heathen”

15 on the 15th: “My sweet Virginia, I’m the same as I was in your arms”

“Thus Always to Tyrants”
Yup. That’s what that Latin at the bottom of the VA flag stands for.
Here we go:

Foo Fighters – Arlandria

Arlandria is a strange smoshing of a place between Alexandria and Arlington. It’s also where Dave Grohl, leader of the Foo Fighters grew up. Continue reading 15 on the 15th: “My sweet Virginia, I’m the same as I was in your arms”

Friday Write-Day: We Have an Imprint!

Evening Satellite PublishingWe have a publishing imprint! Jessie and I have officially founded (wow, that’s a big word) Evening Satellite Publishing!

Evening Satellite Publishing will be the imprint for all of our print publications in the fantasy and sci-fi genres, including The Warden of Everfeld: Memento and Jessie’s as yet unnamed sci-fi novel. Continue reading Friday Write-Day: We Have an Imprint!

Reblog Wednesday: “A Persian Brew” – Mahdis Marzooghian

We’re going to start reblogging and/or linking one essay, article, or blog we find interesting, emotive, or hilarious each Wednesday, because sharing is caring.

First up this week is a vivid essay, “A Persian Brew”, by Mahdis Marzooghian about her experiences growing up Persian in the US. Mahdis is a friend and the Editor-in-Chief over at FiveOnTheFifth.com,

http://feminineinquiry.com/digital-issue/ – “A Persian Brew”

The most succinct thing I can say about Mahdis’s writing is that she made me — a white, blonde-haired, American male — feel like I was living her experiences. That is the connective power of brilliant storytelling.

I recommend reading the full issue here, but I just wanted to highlight Mahdis’s piece in particular. (Steve D)

Once Upon a Time… Aka a short fairytale commentary

Once upon the beginning of time, there was light. Beautiful, boundless light that shined in every direction, illuminating all that was and all that would ever be, to infinity. The only problem with all that illuminating was that it made it very hard to see. Continue reading Once Upon a Time… Aka a short fairytale commentary