PhilCon “Why Horror is Not Dead”

D.E. Christman, Jennifer Williams, Dina Leacock, Sara M. Harvey Is Horror a Genre unto itself? Horror is a genre, but it has changed.  Now we have Dark Romance and others. King is shelved under regular ficiton. If its a dark subject it tends to get tagged under horror. Genre is very subjective, but ten youContinue reading “PhilCon “Why Horror is Not Dead””

PhilCon Panel “Ninja, Pirate, Mad Scientist, Supervillian!”

Ruth Lampi – Ninja (N) Phil  (missed last name) – Super Villian (SV) Sally-Rouge Pax and Jo Blu Pax – Mad Scientist (MS) Missed Name – Pirate (P) MS – More wardrobe choices then “black, black and black” and they take baths SV – “I am the Bad Seed” P – Taking stuff, hitting on women, takingContinue reading “PhilCon Panel “Ninja, Pirate, Mad Scientist, Supervillian!””

PhilCon Notes “Weapons of the Future”

Friday evening Speakers: Eric Katani (Yoji Kondo), Dr. Charles E. Gannon, Tom Purdom (mod), Alexis Gilliland, and Jay While (sp?) What does each feel is the critical weapons of the future: Jay – Sound Wave Weaponry (since air is a hinderance for most other weapons, air is a help with sound weapons) Gannon – ROVContinue reading “PhilCon Notes “Weapons of the Future””

Coordination, Not Timing, is Everything

When you’re going to do something big, you have to time it just right. Striking while the iron is hot is important, but so is being coordinated. At the end of the day, coordination is more important. Even a slow economy can work to your advantage. Being as professional as possible by meeting deadlines, havingContinue reading “Coordination, Not Timing, is Everything”

Tonight’s Traveller Game

As part of my writing regiment, I write out my material for a given role playing game. So for Traveller, I write out my patrons, I write up a description of a planet, the goods for sale, places for the players to buy drinks and so on. Previously, I just came up with a listContinue reading “Tonight’s Traveller Game”

“You’ve Taken Your First Step Into a Larger World.”

I recently started something new.  I’ve been thinking about it for years and have been preparing for the day that I finally decide to do it.  That day came two days ago.  I have made the official decision.  Now I am working towards it.  I expect to make a formal announcement in about three toContinue reading ““You’ve Taken Your First Step Into a Larger World.””