What is Fan Fiction?

What Is Fan Fiction?: How to tell it from the other stuff Approximately where I was standing,  when I described the fortress filling the horizon.     Here at the Wright Household, this article is legendary. This is in part because I’ve been talking about writing it for at least a year and a half.…

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The Pinching Shoe That Is Beauty and the Beast

When I wrote my Ruining Beauty post, there were folks who complained that I shouldn’t review a movie I have not seen. I felt they had a good point. Sometimes things sound bad in review, but work well in the actual story. But I also felt that I didn’t want to pay money to see…

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Seeing the light on romance

Author Monalisa Morgan Foster has posted a very complimentary essay about my "Dating the Monsters" article. It makes an interesting counter to Dawn Witzke's insightful piece on Strong Female Characters. ——– I have to admit, the last person I thought I’d see with an essay in Ardeur, a non-fiction book about Laurell K. Hamilton’s, Anita Blake, Vampire…

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Ruining Beauty

My latest article at Superversive SF I have seen very few movies in the theater, compared to the average America. The number of movies I have seen twice is even smaller. The number of movies I have seen more than twice could be counted on one hand. There is only one movie that I saw…

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The Wrights Hijack Catholic Geek Radio!

Tomorrow from 7pm to 9pm EST, while the unsuspecting Declan Finn rests on his long-needed vacation, John C. Wright and L. Jagi Lamplighter will be hijacking his radio show: Catholic Geek Radio. As if this were not bad enough, the Wrights have turned the show over to a crew of imaginary characters. The Lady Rachel…

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On Fairy Stories and Why They Matter!

An essay is by British professor, Bruce G Charlton, who maintains a blog inspired by Tolkien’s The Notion Club Papers Fantasy Fiction Is More Important Than ‘Real Life’: completing the argument of JRR Tolkien’s essay On Fairy Stories JRR Tolkien JRR Tolkien’s most famous and influential essay, and indeed by far the most famous and influential…

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