Books & Comics

Book of Apex Vol 4 – Alec Austin Blog Post

Posted by on Feb 22, 2014

 
The Rhetoric of Blood, by Alec Austin
 
There’s a question that many writers, myself included, dread being asked: Why don’t you write something nice for a change?
 
Or, to put it another way, why are your stories so dark?

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Film & TV

Essential Nerdy Christmas Rewatches

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013

Christmas is a good time to be sat in front of the telly. After all the over-excitement of family visits and eating too much there is nothing nicer than a chance to sit down and watch something. So what nerdy seasonal delights of old should we rewatch this Christmas? Here are Five Essential Rewatches.

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Games

10 Games to Play on a Rainy Day (or anytime you like)

Posted by on Oct 22, 2013

I have loved board games of all kinds ever since I was a child. As autumn rain and poor weather encroach upon our ability to enjoy the outdoors, it’s the perfect time of year to drag out those games and play with friends or family. So here are 10 of my favourite board games, old and new!

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Videos

5 YouTubers to Watch

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013

Thousands of videos are posted on YouTube every day. Home videos, music videos, vlogs, webseries, videos of people’s pets, it can all be found online. It’s a bit overwhelming to even think about sifting through it all to find new things to watch. With that in mind, I’ve selected five YouTubers to highlight today.

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Recent Posts

Book of Apex Vol 4 – Alec Austin Blog Post

Book of Apex Vol 4 – Alec Austin Blog Post

Feb 22, 2014

 
The Rhetoric of Blood, by Alec Austin
 
There’s a question that many writers, myself included, dread being asked: Why don’t you write something nice for a change?
 
Or, to put it another way, why are your stories so dark?

Book of Apex Vol 4 – Alec Austin Interview

Book of Apex Vol 4 – Alec Austin Interview

Feb 15, 2014

 
The next stop on the Book of Apex Volume 4 Blog Tour is here!
 
An interview with Alec Austin, author of the story Ironheart. We discuss some of the influences for the story, Alec’s writing habits & writing heroes, and his experience writing tabletop games!

Essential Nerdy Christmas Rewatches

Essential Nerdy Christmas Rewatches

Dec 30, 2013

Christmas is a good time to be sat in front of the telly. After all the over-excitement of family visits and eating too much there is nothing nicer than a chance to sit down and watch something. So what nerdy seasonal delights of old should we rewatch this Christmas? Here are Five Essential Rewatches.

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Read Along – Part 4

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Read Along – Part 4

Dec 23, 2013

 
So we come to the last part of The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms Read Along and all is revealed with an abundance of spoilers. What happens when the succession ceremony finally takes place? I have really enjoyed this book, it has so many unexpected twists and turns I couldn’t put it down.