The Passage of Time (Or, The Novel Has Landed)

Biggest indicator of a lack of research? Starting a sentence with the words “According to Wikipedia”. But! According to Wikipedia (and a bunch of psychologists and stuff) one’s perception of the passage of time is relative to one’s age. In other words, the older you get, the faster it feels like time is passing. ThatContinue reading “The Passage of Time (Or, The Novel Has Landed)”

I’m Not Racist, But…: On Race & Genre Fiction

I have to admit, I was a little hesitant in writing this post. Race is an incredibly sensitive topic and it’s very easy to come across as either self-righteous or horribly misguided…especially when you’re a pasty Australian guy who’s so pale he’s practically blue. But I’ve had this idea brewing in my head for quiteContinue reading “I’m Not Racist, But…: On Race & Genre Fiction”