I wrote this piece way back in August of 2008, during my early years with video game site Nintendojo, on the relationship between gaming and education. Like many articles, the march of technology makes many of my comments at the time seem vintage. Also, because of the age of the…
I stirred the pot over at Nintendojo. You can read it right here.
When a novel goes far, far away.
I wrote a piece for Mumbling Mommy on when I came face-to-face with America’s overbooked lifestyle. You can read it here.
Looking back on the dangers of the great craze.
Want to know everything there is to know about a certain German grocer? Look no further.
A little flash fiction to commemorate the day that might have been.
No, it’s not Episode VIII. But it’s pretty good anyway.
Exactly what the title says.
AUTHOR’S NOTE: this piece is loaded with spoilers on all things Star Trek, including (but not limited to) the original series and the first three reboot films. Beware. The Star Trek franchise, after decades of TV episodes and movies, is full of tragic moments. A true Trek fan will not easily…
Infinite Space is a Japanese-developed space RPG for Nintendo DS that originally hit stores back in 2010. I originally wrote this review for Nintendojo. It is probably the closest thing I’ve ever played on a handheld system that approaches a science fiction novel. (On a console, that award probably goes to the…
Before I dig into writing things, I wanted to extend an invitation to connect on Goodreads, if you’re one who uses it. I’m always looking for things to read, so if you have any suggestions (especially science fiction, but also fantasy, mystery, or the like) I always enjoy hearing them. Even…
I’ve written a post on the upside of being the only one of one’s gender in a family of another gender. You can find the piece here.
Nintendo has pulled back the curtain on the forthcoming Nintendo Switch, including some games. I’ve profiled the RPG scene over at Nintendojo.
When you’re trying to live up to a legendary franchise, being merely competent has its virtues.
Nintendo’s next console is just around the corner … and I have pretty mixed feelings about it. You can read more right here.
Alan Dean Foster, how you have betrayed me.
Some writers wish that writing was their full-time job. Why I think that not being the case has some advantages.