So one thing I don’t like is when people put together one of those book lists with a whack-load of books on it and you’ve heard of maybe like, three of them. But then it’s prefaced with some sort of challenge in the title, like “50 books you need to read before you die,” or […]Read more "A Year of Reading Women"
It’s nearly a month unti JJ Abrams’ new Star Wars comes out, so I’ve decided to assemble my own Force Awakens checklist to fill out when I’m watching the movie for the Nth time. Feel free to print this out and take it to the theatre, audibly yelling “CHECK!” every time you tick off something. Trust […]Read more "The (Not-Really) Official Star Wars: The Force Awakens Checklist"
So, you’ve figured one fictional world isn’t enough. You want to go bigger and create a whole galaxy of worlds! But how do even start planning out all of your hundreds or even thousands of planets? Never fear, because I’ve got some simple tips to keep you from too much effort or thought into any […]Read more "How to make your own galaxy in 4 easy steps"
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens fast approaching, I wanted to talk about a serious issue that has plagued this series and many like it for decades: the low number of women heroes. Of course it’s no secret that Star Wars lacks female characters. There’s a grand total of three named women in the original trilogy, and the […]Read more "Star Wars, Women, and Successful Marketing"