FLtA Podcast in the Works

I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted and it’s for two reasons. First, I’ve had some things in my personal life taking up my time. Second, it’s because I’ve also been working on transitioning this blog from the written word into an audio podcast with my wife. More info to come.

Warnings & Tragedies: A Balancing Act

Back in February 2020, I wrote this comedic piece about bicyclists who ride in vehicle lanes and why I thought it was an all-around bad idea. Later, tragedy hit the outskirts of Boulder City, NV when a box-truck plowed into a caravan of bicyclists, killing five and injuring many more. It was a tragedy and […]

Star Wars Episode X: A Missed Opportunity

Warning: Mild spoilers for Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. Okay, so everyone’s been blowing up social media about Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker and how inadequate it was for about the last month. I won’t bore you with another review, but I will give some thoughts on a missed […]

Review: Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall (TAS1)

Back in early 2018, indie author Rae Knightly offered EARCS of Ben Archer and the Cosmic Fall (The Alien Skill Series Book 1) and I never got around to reading mine until now. Please accept my deepest apologies, Rae. Now that I’ve seen what a great story this was, I’m really kicking myself for not […]

Review: Watersong by Hannah Conrad

I stumbled upon Watersong as a featured book on Booksprout. It’s about a young Fey (fairy) boy named Aslan and a young woman named Briar who end up orphaned, discovering they are fire and water guardians respectively and go on a crusade against the evil Ishtak. While there were some good ideas and some spots […]