Have All Stories Been Told? – Article on a Concept

There’s an adage that all stories have been told. That everything written, every new story, is derived from something that has come before it. Your story is the heroes journey, it’s about death, love, taxes, or some other constant in Read More …

Concept: Culling the Nerd

Let’s start by what I mean by the title “Culling the Nerd“. It sounds ominous, but I don’t mean actually culling nerds out of your life, I’m talking tips, tricks, strategies for decluttering your nerd life when your collections grow Read More …

The Villain – An Article on a Concept

This is an idea that I’ve been bouncing around in my head as to what makes a great villain or even a good villain. It came from having watched Black Panther recently. Michael B Jordan’s Killmonger was a very effective villain Read More …

Tell Me About Your World: An Article on a Concept

I’m continuing my way through the Dresden Files series, and I was noticing something in Jim Butcher’s writing style that I really appreciate, and that got me thinking about other book series as well. That idea being, how much do you Read More …

The Mystery – An Article on a Concept

I’ve been writing a lot of articles focused on products, games, shows, and things like that, and this one will mention a number of them, but I wanted to write an article more about a concept that popped into my Read More …

Time Travel – An Article on a Concept

Another article on a concept that I’ve been tossing around for a while is how to write time travel, and what generally makes for the most effective time-travel stories. This is going to be focused more heavily on writing about Read More …

AcadeCon 2017

This will be a super light week, probably the post I was supposed to have on Clerics getting posted, but that’s because we’re heading out to AcadeCon. Some exciting things with that. I’m running a Dungeons and Dragons version of Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Peder’s Top 5 Board Games

So we’ve kind of done this before with Table Top Picks, our top 7 board games, but since then, I’ve certainly played more games, so my list might have changed. I also tried to avoid looking back at my list Read More …

Know Your Nerds: Kristen’s Top 5 Video Games

Trying to nail down my top 5 favorite video games, is, I have to say, a pretty weird experience. I didn’t really get into console gaming until the last few years or so, and I’m still a really casual player Read More …

Know Your Nerd: Peder’s Top 5 Anime

I think that with every one of these, I say that it is hard to pick my top 5 — for this one, it’s true simply because I haven’t watched all that much anime. Before meeting Kristen, I had watched Read More …