Thinking about attending your first comic book convention but aren't sure if you should go to a big or small one? Don't worry, we got you covered. These are the pros and cons of both types of shows.
Knight In The Snake Pit mixes different genres, as it takes place in two different settings. The first is a mental asylum in the 1940's and the second is a medieval fantasy world. The main character finds himself living in both worlds simultaneously. In one, he's a knight, called upon by a king to save a kingdom. In the second world, he's just another patient at a hospital, suffering from what his doctors describe as "grand delusions."
In the modern world we have improved our quality of life superficially, but is it all what it really seems to be?
What's the most unique novel you've ever read? Here's three you may not have heard of but might want to check out sometime.
The Iron Heel is a dystopian novel by American writer Jack London, first published in 1908. Generally considered to be "the earliest of the modern dystopian" fiction, it chronicles the rise of an oligarchic tyranny in the United States. This is a poem inside the book which is a take on Jack London's view of life.
A normal day at Samson's Saloon takes a turn for the violent with the entrance of some unsavory characters.
They say statistically speaking, there is bound to be somebody out there who looks exactly like you. But what happens if you run into that person?
Watch out for Peter.
We are officially covering the 2018 Wizard World Comic Con in Cleveland Ohio on March 2, 3, 4.
When it comes to opinions, the only ones that truly matter are the ones you have of yourself.
No matter how much it pains you, sometimes you just need to kill your darlings. You know, the sentences and paragraphs you love, but know they aren't needed in your story. Here's how and when you should get rid of them.
What makes a good soldier? What qualities are attendant in a “happy warrior”? These are the questions that William Wordsworth lays out in the opening line of one of his most famous poems, and then proceeds to answer in the lines that follow.
On the tenth night we are taken through a world of natural beauty. We are like the wind blowing through the trees.
When an infamous thief gets trapped, he takes the hard way out. Or does he?
How long can you hold your breath?
We are looking for aspiring writers who are in need of a place to share their work.
You ever work as a gas station clerk? If so, you're all too familiar with the weirdos who come in. But sometimes, these weirdos are stranger than can be expected.
If you are planning on self-publishing, these tips will help you get the most out of your final product.
Ariel's Song. "Ariel's Song" is a verse passage in Scene ii of Act I of William Shakespeare's The Tempest.
When Ramon randomly received a blank letter in the mail, he figured it was a simple mistake. But when another came the next day, and the next day, and so on, he realized something strange was happening.
When Luke is sent out on a peculiar pizza delivery, he finds more than just hungry customers.
After reading this you might just become altered yourself.
Robert Frost once told John F. Kennedy that “Poetry and power is the formula for another Augustan Age.” If that is the case, then Frost brought both to bear in this poem about two neighbors rebuilding a fence between their property during a cold winter in New England. A story told in blank verse, Frost critiques the phrase that he attributes to the other man in the story, “Good fences make good neighbors.” Dedicated to neighborliness and good will towards others, Frost’s work is a helpful tonic against 21st century individualism and selfishness. - Via The Art of Manliness
Pushing your characters to their limits is essential for creating growth. But doing so can also drastically change their behavior, which might create some unbelievable scenarios. With these two simple ways, you can avoid those unrealistic plot holes.