The Pulitzer prize-winning historian David Hackett Fischer once lampooned pop history writers and even some of his colleagues with the title of a paper on historical fallacies called ‘Dear Diary, the Hundred Years’ War Started […]
Recently on social media, I teased some folks with my (now longstanding) idea for a reverse tentacle rape erotic romance. On a whim I checked my frags file to find that I had NOT recorded it […]
Of course, all the old Likes and Comments from the old place are gone, but WordPress is probably a better fit in the long run, so onward!
it so happens that there’s no way an author can include every single bit of backstory, every tiny morsel of world-building, and still manage to tell a well-paced tale. there are always crumbs after baking […]
The United States gets a lot of bad press around the world — not without reason. Still, I often tell people I’m proud to be American, although that wasn’t always so. For most of my […]
If you’re learning brain surgery, it’s probably a good idea to practice before diving right in. Same goes for auto repair. You don’t want to be hearing later about how you installed those brakes wrong. But writing isn’t brain […]
i lost seven pounds in japan, proving yet again that exercise is necessary but not sufficient for weight loss. for those who don’t know, for nearly six months prior to my departure, i was doing […]
Guess who got new ink this week in Tokyo? Go ahead. Guess. I’ll wait while you think about it.
The third episode of my “superheroes for adults” serial novel THE MINUS FACTION is available now at most online retailers and at RickWayne.com “A modern, no nonsense take on superhumans.” -amazon reviewer THE MINUS FACTION […]
the latin word nefas is a combination of the word ne, meaning “not,” and the word fas, which transliterates as “right,” but that’s not exactly right. it was more than that, something closer to dao, although romans were not […]