Reprise: Steamy Alien Romance!

Been a little under the weather, and part of that has been reading various Kindle samples of alien romance. You know, light, fluffy, something to amuse a tired brain… So I thought I might reprise this post in case we have any amused fanfic cover artists out there.

In – ahem – honor of Amazon constantly putting an advertisement for their latest paranormal alien romance at the bottom of my “recommended” emails, I propose people consider how said alien paranormal romances might be written in-universe, in the Stargate setting. Continue reading

Worldbuilding: A Trail of Flashing Sneakers

If you recall America’s Dumbest Criminals, you may have seen the bit I’m thinking of. Guy running from the cops at night, around buildings and through back alleyways, losing them time after time, yet they always found him again the next time he started moving….

When they finally caught him and he asked how? “It’s your light-up sneakers, dude.”

So what trails do your characters leave behind them? Continue reading

A Nameless Horror of Turkeyness

Found this on Tumblr and had to share.

The author reaches Shakespearean levels of insult! Such as this gem:

“Bottom middle is green beans. Friends, it is unforgiveable. If you left a cup of green tea on the porch in bad weather for a week, during which time it attained sentience and promptly began plotting your demise, and you hate green tea, that’s what this tastes like.”

…This is how you properly insult someone without ever using foul language. Writers take note!