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Clarion West Write-A-Thon 2018: Week One Update

Top Secret Code Name of Current Project: Who Murdered Superman? (It Was Aquaman, Wasn’t It, I FUCKING KNEW IT.) Current Pitch: Six Wakes meets Justice League Unlimited Number of Amnesiac POV characters: 5 Number of Important Backstory Events Planned Out: … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes On “The Conscience of the King”

From Klingons spouting Hamlet quotes to Captain Picard fake-wooing Lwaxana Troi with a sonnet mashup, Star Trek has had a very long and very weird history with William Shakespeare. In fact, the Bard features so prominently in the franchise that he … Continue reading

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The 2018 Clarion West Write-a-Thon

Yup. It’s that time of the year again. As going to Clarion West was, you know, one of the most rewarding experiences of my life (both practically and emotionally), I’ve come to ask for your souls money for Clarion West’s annual fundraiser. Last … Continue reading

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World’s Worst Trekkie: Carlie Takes on The Menagerie, Part I and II

Here’s a bit of old school nerd trivia for you: three TOS episodes were nominated in the 1967 Hugo Awards for Best Dramatic Presentation: “The Naked Time,” “The Corbomite Maneuver,” and “The Menagerie,” the latter of which was a two-part … Continue reading

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“Family Was Always An F-Word For Me.”

My Most Anticipated Movie of 2018 was not Infinity War. It wasn’t Solo: A Star Wars Story. It certainly wasn’t that terrible looking remake of Overboard. No, the movie I wanted to see, more than anything, was Deadpool 2. Now … Continue reading

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“I Feel Strange Sharing A Childhood Story Considering I Was Never A Child.”

Somewhat recently, The Dark ran a successful Kickstarter campaign that not only secured funding for two more years, but also raised their pay rates from .03 to .06 cents a word, making them a pro-paying magazine. This is awesome news … Continue reading

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“Bruce, You’re Embarrassing Me In Front of Wizards.”

Okay, folks. Nearly a week after everyone else, I have finally seen Infinity War. Most people loved it. Some people really didn’t. And I’m pretty much right where I expected to be: firmly in the middle. Try and contain your shock.

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