Tag Archives: Influences

Advice From a Master

This post came across my Facebook Newsfeed from the Lovecraft eZine. H.P. Lovecraft’s Advice to Aspiring Wirter’s, 1920 Lovecraft’s first point is the recognition of what judicious reading can do for the aspiring author. I would go so far to … Continue reading

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Essential Listening for Writers

Normally you see essential listening lists for music lovers but I wanted to call out some songs that I have found very conducive to good writing. Growing up, music was a big part of who I was and continue to … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Atlas Shrugged

I finally finished reading Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. As I said in my Goodreads review it was a very long read, but I could not bring myself to abandoning it. For me when a book is too long I find … Continue reading

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Superheroes Rule

I caught the matinee showing of The Avengers this weekend. I was glad to see the hype is well deserved and then some. Then again as a fan of Joss Whedon I had high hopes and figured I wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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The Tangled Web of Copyright

I came across this article from the Smashwords Blog in my Twitter feed. I think it opens up an interesting discussion on the role and intent of copyright versus the reality of it. More than that I think it shows … Continue reading

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