Category Archives: Anime

JOHNNY SOKKO AND HIS FLYING ROBOT IS AN ETERNAL WELLSPRING OF PURE JOY

I’m not even sure there’s much left to say after that. Well, okay. I’ll try. Unbeknownst to me at the time, sometime in, I think, October of last year one of our local secondary cable channels started running the Comet … Continue reading

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WRITING MONSTERS

At last it can be revealed in all its glory: my upcoming book from Writer’s Digest: Writing Monsters. Picking up where The Guide to Writing Fantasy and Science Fiction left off, at least in the case of monsters, this book … Continue reading

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I GEEK, YOU GEEK

Let’s call this one a love letter to jocks everywhere . . . I’m a geek. I’m a nerd, too. In England they’d call me an anorak. If I were to travel to Japan I would be an otaku, I think. The definition … Continue reading

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MY BICENTENNIAL (AFTER A FASHION)

For all you wordsmiths out there, I know that “bicentennial” means “200th year,” but I’m going to use that word, however incorrectly, to point out that this is my 200th post here at Fantasy Author’s Handbook. As I did with … Continue reading

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SAKURA-CON 2010: WHERE MY NERDY SISTERS AT?

I am the proud father of a fifteen-year-old anime/manga fan, and last weekend I was her escort to Sakura-Con, a huge, lively, weird, wild, and cool anime convention here in Seattle. I’ve been to conventions before, believe me. The first … Continue reading

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