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Viking ZX


Author of Science-Fiction and Fantasy novels! Oh, and some fanfiction from time to time.

Jun
14th
2019

Genre VS Literary and the Cult of Twitter · 7:53pm Last Friday

Hey readers! Got an interesting one for you today. Sort of a call-back, almost, to last week’s post on “pulp” not being a stand-in for “fun.” Once again, brought up by an online discussion I saw in a reading sphere.

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Jun
10th
2019

Being a Better Writer: Voice VS Grammar · 8:07pm Last Monday

Welcome back readers! It’s Monday, and that means Being a Better Writer! So, our topic for today? We’re going to start off with a little quiz. Nothing complicated, just pick answer A or answer B.

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Jun
6th
2019

No, Pulp Doesn’t Mean “Fun” · 8:51pm June 6th

Jun
6th
2019

Operation Overlord · 6:38pm June 6th

Before I get started on today’s post, I do want to issue a little reminder. Today is June 6th, 2019.

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Jun
3rd
2019

Being a Better Writer: You Can’t Make Up Rules When the Reader Knows What They Are · 8:01pm June 3rd

Welcome back readers! It’s JUNE!

Right, I know. Hunter/Hunted isn’t out yet. But I’d plan on it this month. Editing is … well, it’s a process. Both it and Jungle are inching closer toward release … But that’s all that needs to be said there. Right now?

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May
31st
2019

The Dusk Guard Saga: Hunter/Hunted Needs a Cover · 8:48pm May 31st

All right folks, we're getting quite close to the release of The Dusk Guard Saga: Hunter/Hunted, which means you can expect to see some teasers soon.

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May
30th
2019

The Wandering Earth · 7:06pm May 30th

May
28th
2019

The Captain Marvel Kerfluffle · 10:52pm May 28th

Or, How Captain Marvel‘s Writing Team Showed They Really Don’t Know Their Craft.

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May
27th
2019

Memorial Day · 5:09pm May 27th

There will be no Being a Better Writer post today in honor of Memorial Day.

Or this week really. After recovering from exhaustion this weekend, and with a hefty load of editing fixes, changes, and whatnot to get to as soon as my work resumes tomorrow, slipping another spinning plate into the rapid juggle just is not possible. I need the break.

On the plus side, there’s a lot coming down the pipeline (hence the exhaustion; I worked a little too much these last few months).

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May
23rd
2019

How Marvel’s Movies (and Others’ Products) Have Changed Storytelling · 7:40pm May 23rd

Pop quiz for you. Don’t worry, it’ll be easy to answer. Have you ever read any licensed literature? Like Star Wars books, or Star Trek, or Warhammer, or … Sands, really any licensed property? Or maybe seen a tie-in TV show to a movie? Played a game of a movie or a book?

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