Tag Archives: The Spiderwick Chronicles

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Put Them

In a recent SignumU panel on the films Rogue One and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (see below), I admitted I was disappointed with the original Fantastic Beasts book. I love J.K. Rowling’s fantastic writing, and find myself hungry for more … Continue reading

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The Land Where Oz is North of Middle-earth: Reflections of a Speculative Cosmographer

If I were to print a business card for what I do as a fantasy writer, in the section called “title” I would put, “Speculative Cosmographer.” Fancy title, eh? Well, broken down, it really just means fictional world-builder. When I … Continue reading

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It’s Like the Academy Awards, Except Without that Academy Part

Well, there might be a few other differences too. But, nonetheless, I have been tagged with the Liebster Award, indicating that I have captured the hearts of dozens.  The Liebster Award is given to up and coming bloggers with fewer … Continue reading

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