Oh, Picard

Now that the trailer for the second season of Star Trek: Picard is upon us, I feel the time is right to unleash a rant about my one big gripe with season one, which I enjoyed overall. So Timely Yes, more than a year after its release is when I decided to write this post. …

I Am Faye

A few weeks ago, I didn’t know I was Faye. You might expect someone in their thirties to know who they are already. I thought I did. I have been role-playing in online games and on forums since I was a teenager. Role-playing is how I met my partner and the only friends I speak …

Star Wars: Franchise Fatigue Is Not the Issue

Last year, Disney decided to put the brakes on Star Wars, one of the biggest franchises in its portfolio. The stars stopped streaking as the hyperdrive shuddered to a halt. This move, namely slowing or stopping development on more prequel movies, is intended to fight what is referred to as franchise fatigue. But have fans …

All the Worlds to Touch: The Writer’s Ideas

Picture planets floating close together in space, within reach of your giant, disembodied hand. If you would rather keep the laws of physics intact, you are standing in a black room, and all around you, planet-spheres of various colours hang from the ceiling. These are the worlds of your imagination. Some are just like our …