Hot Snap: A Future-Fantasy War Story, Part 2/4

A bit belated because yours truly was unexpectedly caught up in errands today! Without further pause, I present to you the next 1440-odd words of “Hot Snap!” (Previous Part Here) There were abandoned gun-nests here and there, some magnetic artillery pieces in stony casemates char-hammered during the first landings, but no OpFor. After six hours, […]

The Ruinous Myth of Inspiration

Got your attention with that title? Excellent, because I’m serious. Inspiration is a myth. Not the exhilarating surge an artist feels on seeing a bird burst through a bank of mist in the early morning, ribbons of water-vapor giving it a heartbeat’s sun-speckled veil, nor the solemn determination of a writer staring out at the […]