My Favourite Things: 2021

For all the time I spent reading, watching, and playing, I have fewer favourites this year than any other. I was actively trying to read less, and I spent more time rereading than I have ever before. Similarly, I saw fewer new movies but rewatched many, many favourites. I’d have played more games but for the factContinue reading “My Favourite Things: 2021”

The World Gone By

(A ramble about the Landmark beta, among other things.) My writing partner Jenn and I submitted a manuscript to a publisher on Monday. Project codename: Space Boys has consumed us since the beginning of February and after hitting the submit button I suffered the usual bends as I arose from the quagmire of stress thatContinue reading “The World Gone By”

Review: The Human Division

The Human Division by John Scalzi Humanity is divided. Until recently, the Colonial Union and Earth had a codependent, if not mutually beneficial, relationship. In the highly anticipated follow up to The Last Colony, The Human Division checks the pulse of the galaxy after John Perry exposed the fact the Colonial Union sequestered planet EarthContinue reading “Review: The Human Division”

Review: The Last Wish

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski Geralt of Rivia is a witcher—acquired (stolen?) as a child and subjected to a form of mutation. Witchers are fed toxins and undergo rituals. The survivors develop immunity to the toxins and gain certain abilities as a result. They are designed for a single purpose—the hunt and slaughter ofContinue reading “Review: The Last Wish”