Fantasy, Geek Culture, Literature, Opinion

Grand or Gritty, Which Does it for You?

It’s no secret that I’m an aspiring writer, and shameless plug time, I have a brand-new book out today! So, if you haven’t yet, be sure to get your copy of Chronicles of the Bear: Volume 1, available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other fine e-book retailers. In the process of getting it ready,… Continue reading Grand or Gritty, Which Does it for You?

Fantasy, Literature

Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Four)

Welcome to the final meeting of the first book in our bi-weekly book club! We just finished the last two chapters of The Last Wish, reading the title story “The Last Wish” and finishing off the frame story “The Voice of Reason”. If you'd like to catch up, do so here, or just wait for… Continue reading Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Four)

Fantasy, Film

Sorry I Missed It, But Happy I Found It.

Greetings, everyone, and welcome back. Every now and again I manage to come across something that has somehow slip under my radar, and I wonder to myself how the hell I never seemed to notice it before. Well that’s exactly what happened a couple of weeks ago when I was on the edge of sleep… Continue reading Sorry I Missed It, But Happy I Found It.

Fantasy, Literature

Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Three)

Welcome back to Book Club! If you've never been to book club before, start here! This time we’ve read chapter three, four, and five of The Last Wish. These chapters showed some more of the frame story ("The Voice of Reason") as well as the short stories "The Lesser Evil," "A Question of Price," and "The… Continue reading Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Three)

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Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Two)

Greetings, and welcome to Book Club! I hope everyone found their books alright and managed to carve an hour or two out of their busy schedules to read through the first two chapters of The Last Wish. Included in those chapters were two short stories in the witcher universe: "The Witcher" and "A Grain of… Continue reading Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part Two)

Fantasy

Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part One)

This is an idea I’ve had since I first started writing for 101 Militia, but it never made the cut on any previous weeks because I want this to be really interactive, and the stats just weren’t there for it. In the past few weeks, though, our readership has really been climbing! And I’m hoping… Continue reading Bi-Weekly Book Club: The Last Wish (Part One)

Fantasy, Science Fiction

LitRPG’s Your new Obsession!

First let me apologize to my fans, I didn’t have an article last weekend because Jericoh101 welcomed a new addition to to the family, so congratulations are in order. In the midst of chaos it slipped my mind so I apologize. But we get to start this weekend with one of my favorite book genres.… Continue reading LitRPG’s Your new Obsession!

Cosplay, Fantasy

Making Butterbeer: An Exercise in Hubris

This week I’m going to be attempting to make a Harry Potter staple: Butterbeer! “But which recipe are you going to use, Sam?” I hear you ask through the screen. To which I reply: What is a recipe? I don’t need a recipe! Recipes are a myth! (In all honesty, I tried to look up… Continue reading Making Butterbeer: An Exercise in Hubris

Fantasy, Film, Opinion

What’s Your Hogwarts House?

Growing up, I was downright obsessed with the wizarding world penned by J. K. Rowling. I was ecstatic when I got my hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone for Christmas of 2001, along with a ton of HP stationary stickers from Hallmark that I proceeded to press between the pages of my… Continue reading What’s Your Hogwarts House?