Sage Advice Before NaNoWriMo: George R.R. Martin

“The best writing advice I had was [in] ‘Heinlein’s Rules for Writers’ by (American science fiction author) Robert A. Heinlein. His first rule is that you must write, and I was already doing that, but his second rule is, ‘You must finish what you write,’ and that had a big impact on me.” – George …

I Unknowingly Taking a Page From George R.R. Martin’s Playbook

While browsing a Best Buy flyer a little while ago, I came upon a good deal for a white,  14 inch Toshiba laptop with Windows 8.  I already have a 15 inch, with Windows XP, purchased in 2009.  I actually paid to downgrade to XP as Vista still had bugs at the time.  I meant …

Midweek Geekiness: Bits & Bobs

Play Off Hilarity Spring makes everyone turn to warm weather and NHL play offs.  I spend my time between CBC's  Hockey Night In Canada and NBC's hockey coverage.  Call me a traditionalist, but I prefer HNIC while merely tolerating Don Cherry's rants.  NBC's coverage is best likened to sitcom with the buffoonish neighbour (Mike Milbury), …