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The Cult of Mediocrity: The Sack of Shambhala

This is the first essay in a series of essays called The Cult of Mediocrity, about my general dislike of the state of literary fiction, where it went wrong, and how to tell deep, thoughtful, and inspiring stories without falling into these errors.  One of the most...

The Five Qualities of Superversive – Aspiring and Inspiring Fiction

A while back, I did a little overview of a minor clash between some people in the Superversive camp at Superversive SF and some of the Pulp Revolutionaries over a book review, and in it, I laid out five qualities for a work being Superversive. They were:...

Book Review: Iron Chamber of Memory by John C Wright

There was a time when I was suffering from a bout of spiritual darkness. A habitual sin, strong enough to be an addiction, had taken over my life. But, by God's grace, I had been freed from it, though the scars and wounds it had left are still disappearing. But one of...

Symbols of Spirit in Flesh

The esteemed Andrew Klavan once remarked (and here I paraphrase) that we as a culture are undergoing a mindset shift. Instead of focusing on a spiritual reality (here I do not mean spiritual in the religious sense, but in the non-physical sense, such as with emotions...

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