Archive for September, 2014

The Map of Zombies by Jason Thompson

Posted: 29th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Art, Zombies
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Seriously, this may be one of the coolest posters I’ve ever seen. I will be framing it for my office as soon as it gets here. I got the PDF too, which is very awesomely annotated and noted by the artist with lots of cool tidbits… and it’s HUGE. There are hundreds (if not thousands) […]

4 Stars: “Mervidia” by J. K. Barber

Posted: 27th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Books
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From Amazon.com: Deep in the ocean’s darkness live the Merwin, sinister sea creatures who have never seen the light of the sun. As the city of Mervidia flourishes, its inhabitants scheme and grasp for power. Queen Beryl, the last of the royal bloodline, has been brutally assassinated. The High Houses scramble to seize Mervidia’s crown, […]

David Gerrold talks about screenwriting, and the way it’s changed – for the worse – over time.

100 Greatest Movie Threats

Posted: 14th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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A little different from my post about the 200 greatest insults of every time, but again, as a writer, threats are very useful. These are some of my favorites from the video below. Needless to say, NSFW. “Whatever you’re reaching for better be a sandwich, cause you’re gonna have to eat it.”  — Laughing Policeman “I’ll […]

200 Greatest Movie Insults (in Two Parts)

Posted: 14th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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Insults are something we’ve all experienced at one point or another, and usually they’re not very pleasant. But in the movies, it’s a completely different story, and as a writer, I find a well-written insult extremely useful. As useful as threats, I’d say. Here are some of my favorites, from a couple different Youtube videos. […]

The Beauty of the English Language

Posted: 12th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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Credit to one of the coolest guys I know for this post, because he posted this picture on his Facebook page. Thanks Christopher–and y’all should check out his books, they’re great. I’m looking at this like a writing exercise. See my notes below, but feel free to come up with your own–and share them in […]

You Can Join BLACKGUARDS! Yes, You!

Posted: 9th September 2014 by Jason Kristopher in Everything Else
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Okay, writers all, time to take out those quills and bring your dastardly devilish and deplorable doom-bringers back to life for a chance at stardom… well, for a chance at a paying gig at industry rates that’ll have you published, anyway. Blackguards is a Kickstarter project for a collection of 20+ stories by… well, I’ll […]

From Mouseguard.net: Mouse Guard returns for its third volume: the Black Axe. This prequel set in 1115, fulfils the promise the wise oldfur Celanawe made to tell Lieam of the day his paw first touched the Black Axe. The arrival of distant kin takes Celanawe on an adventure that will carry him across the sea […]