Writing a Hitchhiker’s Guide

Spoilers for The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (radio and book series). That said, if you are worried about spoilers, it came out in the '70s! Get your act together! A very short time ago, a very short way from here - in astronomical terms - an author from an unfashionable clump of islands at…

Writing Strangely Familiar Things

Spoilers for Stranger Things (television series) seasons 1 - 2. On 15th July 2016, Netflix released the Duffer Brothers' Stranger Things (ST), a nostalgic love-letter to the '80s filled with concentrated fun and then ground down into an addictive substance and unleashed on the world, ensnaring an entire generation of unsuspecting viewers. Many fans resorted…

Of Daenerys and Denouements

Spoilers for A Game of Thrones and Battlestar Galactica (2004). This is a slight diversion from the blog's usual focus as a big story comes to a close. I might do this regularly. The final episode of Game of Thrones was actually not bad. There were some clangers and I rolled my eyes at least…