Summer arrived with a big question mark this year. Would we be able to enjoy any of our usual recreation, or would the pandemic keep us housebound? For us, the answer was mostly the latter. Friendly reminder: COVID-19 is not a hoax. Wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines so that we can all have a safe and fun 2021. Now that that’s out of the way, on to the fun stuff! Here’s a look at how we’ve staved off boredom during the quarantine days. Aside from, you know, writing. J I started reading the Malazan Book of the Fallen last year at aRead More →

Sci-fi creators have come up with some pretty amazing ideas for gizmos and gadgets large and small. Many of those have influenced technology today. (Thank you Star Trek) While a hard choice to pick just one, we asked ourselves which one technology we wished was real. J Number one on my list for sure would be interstellar travel. If I could go explore other worlds I’d do it in a heartbeat. K Teleportation. I loathe the big time-suck which is driving to and from places. Sure, I like to sightsee now and then. But I’d rather pop in to say hi to my family orRead More →

You’ve seen similar posts before. Pit one fictional character against another in an epic imagined duel and decide who would be the victor. J & K have decided to join in the fun. We argue our points in an interview style. Round 1 Obi-Wan Kenobi vs Drizzt Do’Urden K: Look, I like Drizzt. He’s one of my favorite fantasy book characters. But despite his awesome sneak abilities, his great swordsmanship, and even the fact that he can summon Guenhwyvar (which I still can’t pronounce) from another plane of existence, there is no way he can escape someone who wields the force. He’s out matched. EndRead More →