Monthly Archives: March 2014

TV Opinion: Continuing Shows and New Premiers, mostly SFF

Here’s the status of the show’s I’m watching and the new pilots I’ve seen, from most promising to least. The older shows have an advantage in that respect, since they’ve had the opportunity to demonstrate some lasting power. Oddly, though … Continue reading

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Single POV Versus Multiple POVs: Pros, cons, and my constant battle not to make snap judgements

There seems to be a lot more single POVs going around than when I was a kid nowadays, and a lot of people seem to prefer it. It has its advantages, and sometimes, it’s right for the story. You can’t … Continue reading

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The Bone Palace by Amanda Downum: Necromancy, subterfuge, and dark secrets in a diverse and divided city

Synopsis: A necromancer serving the Crown pursues the murder of a prostitute in possession of a royal ring (that should have been buried in the tomb of a queen, under a heavy protection spell). She finds herself neck-deep in dangerous … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Popular Authors I’ve Never Read

The theme for this week’s Top Ten Tuesday, from The Broke and the Bookish, is popular authors I’d never read. Having at least half of these authors on this list is probably considered blasphemous, especially in SFF, but there it … Continue reading

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