Dan Simmons Demonstrates There’s No Such Thing as Bad Publicity

Apparently he committed thoughtcrime by criticizing Little Angry Climate Girl, whereupon the usual gang of Two-Minute-Haters jumped up and down, whereupon his most well-known book shot up to #1 on Amazon. Larry Correia has the details. Now, logically speaking, we must stipulate that Correlation is not Causality, so it’s entirely possible that the Legions of Woke… Read More Dan Simmons Demonstrates There’s No Such Thing as Bad Publicity

Anyone Who Refers to Themselves as Representing a “Community” is an Ass

Is that a Hasty Generalization or a Sweeping one? I lack the data to tell. I also don’t care that it’s illogical. It’s how I feel, therefore it’s true. What am I talking about? This. Long story, short, an author allowed internet bullies who spoke for the “community” to shame her into not publishing her… Read More Anyone Who Refers to Themselves as Representing a “Community” is an Ass

A Glorious Fisking of the New Yorker’s Chik-Fil-A Snit

Supplied by no other than Larry Correia. He’s in rare form, beyond calling out the puritanical screeching that has become so obligatory on the Left, he makes this salient point: I often see people describe rags like the New Yorker as “intellectual”, and then they lament how America is “anti-intellectual.” No. America isn’t anti-intellectual. The problem… Read More A Glorious Fisking of the New Yorker’s Chik-Fil-A Snit

Prepping vs. Pantsing, Outlining vs. Discovering – Where I come down on the Great Writer Divide

In the minds of many authors, there are two ways to write a piece of fiction: Outlining (“Prepping”). You figure out what’s happening, who the characters are, the arcs, everything. You do this before you’ve “written” a single word. Then, when you do sit down, you have a plan. Discovering (“Pantsing”). You sit down and… Read More Prepping vs. Pantsing, Outlining vs. Discovering – Where I come down on the Great Writer Divide