If you missed last week’s drama, the details of my being removed as the Origins Writer Guest of Honor are here: http://monsterhunternation.com/2018/05/15/statement-concerning-my-being-disinvited-as-the-guest-of-honor-for-origins-game-fair/ I was first officially approached to be the GoH on 1/23/2018. My correspondence at this point was with a famous author who was representing their writing track. I’ve left his name out of … Continue reading Origins Debacle Update
I posted the following on Facebook yesterday: So I’m no longer the writer guest of honor at origins. My invitation has been revoked. It was the usual nonsense. Right after I was announced as a guest some people started throwing a temper tantrum about my alleged racist/sexist/homophobic/whatever (of course, with zero proof or actual examples), … Continue reading Statement Concerning My Being Disinvited as the Guest of Honor for Origins Game Fair
This article popped up on Facebook the other day. The headline is click bait nonsense. The actual content tries to make a point but has to make some really silly assumptions to get to it. Then their solution is ass backwards. http://www.theverge.com/2016/8/4/12374306/science-fiction-diversity-numbers-fireside-report After reading this defeatist garbage I figured I needed to say something. This … Continue reading Fisking the Latest Diversity in Sci-Fi Freak Out
Fisking the Guardian: Somebody sent this to me on Twitter this morning and asked my opinion on it. My quick response was that it was more Social Justice Warrior nonsense and their never ending search for perpetual victimhood, but then I decided that because the ideas in it are so poisonous to the very people … Continue reading Fisking the Guardian again, this time for HP Lovecraft.
Okay, by popular demand, here are the Monster Hunter Nation posts that you folks seem to love. Fiction and short stories are over on the other tabs. FAQ “What the Hoon?” A guide for newcomers to some of the more common inside jokes around here. http://monsterhunternation.com/2016/09/22/what-the-hoon/ Writing Related What defines a successful author? http://monsterhunternation.com/2014/07/24/the-official-alphabetical-list-of-author-success/ Correia … Continue reading Best of MHN