Category Archives: Resources

The Incarnation and the One Ring

Happy Ring Destruction Day! That’s right, Tolkien fans. Tomorrow, the 25th of March, is the anniversary of the day when, mumbleteen thousand years ago, Frodo, Sam, and Gollum entered Mount Doom to pitch the One Ring into the fire below. … Continue reading

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Doomsday Approacheth

I’ve always heard of doomsday referring to the end of the world. I’ve even heard it referring to comic book characters (notably Dr. Doom’s own holiday, Doom’s Day). I hadn’t known it was something that happened more than fifty times … Continue reading

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A Reflection on ‘Silence’

I finally watched Martin Scoreses’ movie Silence. I have not read the book that it is based on written by Shausaku Endo, so this is simply a reflection on the movie itself. I could not find a way to talk … Continue reading

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Fisking: “What Are White Writers For?”

For the record, this is not a joke. This is not a satire. This title HAPPENED. This article HAPPENED. It happened in The New Republic, so no one is surprised at all. Ever. And, like most idiotic things from this … Continue reading

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Continuing a Catholic Romance Novel

I had a great many reactions to my novel Honor At Stake. If you read the original Lori review on this site, you may have noticed in is that it’s a romance. It’s also one that doesn’t follow the standard … Continue reading

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Military SF Tech @DragonCon, 2016

This was a fun little panel that I was surprised by — mostly that I got such good video feed. “There’s an awful lot of high tech in military science fiction. Some of it is solidly based on current science/tech. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Awards

A lot of attention has come to the state of awards in the field of science fiction and fantasy in the last few years, thanks to increasing problems with and arguments over the Hugo Awards. If you’re unaware of why, … Continue reading

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